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Jackie Jones

Board of Directors, Member
United States

Jackie is the Director & Chief of Staff for the Gender Equality Division at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Jackie leads the office that oversees the foundation’s gender integration efforts, women in leadership investments, and the Gender Equality Division’s strategy and business functions. She serves as a trusted advisor to the division’s president and executive team, enables the division’s culture and overall effectiveness, and promotes gender-related collaboration and progress across the foundation.

Prior, Jackie was an executive at Accenture, the global management consulting firm, with expertise in growth strategy, organizational effectiveness, and social impact innovation. She worked across industries to enable organizations to design and implement operating models that empowered teams to execute their strategies. Jackie has worked in 20 countries across the globe and has lived in Sri Lanka, Ghana, Tanzania, and Hong Kong.

Jackie has undergraduate degrees in art history and business from the University of San Diego and MBAs from Columbia Business School and London Business School. 

Outside of work, Jackie loves to travel and spend time with her husband, Tyler, baby girl, Emerson, and pup, Warhol.

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