February, 2013 – Albert Beckford Jones establishes Business Development Department at King Abdullah University

Saudi Arabia - The CEO of Trading and Consulting International Inc., Albert Beckford Jones, has completed the organization and implementation of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology’s (KAUST) Business Development Department, providing a way to lessen the institution’s dependence on its endowment. KAUST is, today, a $22 billion USD [...]
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January, 2011 – Albert Beckford Jones to attract global business opportunities within King Abdullah University as Senior Business Development Manager & Consultant

Saudi Arabia – Albert Beckford Jones is slated to lead the effort to promote and attract business opportunities within the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), including the implementation of KAUST’s global investment and Business Development’s framework. KAUST is a $22 billion USD endowed international, graduate research university [...]
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January, 2011 – Albert Beckford Jones unanimously approved to serve as Chairman Emeritus by the Board of Trustees of the Public Policy International Affairs (PPIA)

Washington, DC – The Board of Trustees of the Pubic Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) approved Albert Beckford Jones to serve as Chairman of PPIA’s Advisory Board with the title of Chairman Emeritus, in recognition of outstanding service to the Board as the former Chairman of PPIA's Board of Directors (2009-2010). [...]
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January 2010- Albert Beckford Jones transitions as Consultant for the U.S. Civilian Research Development Foundation (CRDF)

Arlington, VA - Albert Beckford Jones conducted five international business development missions for the United States Civilian Research & Development Foundation (CRDF Global) and identified 50 business opportunities for CRDF to explore, as Senior Advisor to CRDF from February, 2008 to January, 2010. Mr. Jones has now transitioned to a consulting [...]
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January 2010 – Albert Beckford Jones interviewed by the University of Chicago: Bridging the Corporate and Nonprofit Worlds

Chicago, IL – Albert Beckford Jones travels the globe in an attempt to bring the world’s brightest minds together to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems. He has served as the Senior Advisor to the president of the U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF), a nonprofit organization [...]
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September 23, 2009 – Albert Beckford Jones invited to attend the official opening of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST); KAUST is a $10 Billion USD endowed international, graduate-level research university dedicated to inspiring a new age of scientific achievement in the Kingdom.

Arlington, VA – Albert Beckford Jones invited to the Inauguration Ceremony of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) on the shores of the Red Sea (Saudi Arabia) attended by heads of states, Nobel laureates, as well as academic, scientific and business leaders from around the world. Click here [...]
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June 2009 – Albert Beckford Jones appointed board chairman of the Public Policy & International Affairs Program

Washington, DC – The Pubic Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Board of Trustees unanimously approved Albert Beckford Jones to serve as Chairman of the Board. PPIA is based in Washington, DC and is a consortium of approximately 40 of America’s finest and most respected graduate schools offering advanced degrees in [...]
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February 26, 2008 – Albert Beckford Jones Joins Civilian Research & Development Foundation as Senior Advisor

Arlington, VA - The U.S. Civilian Research & Development Foundation (CRDF) announced the appointment of Albert Beckford Jones to serve as Senior Advisor. In this role, Mr. Jones will work closely with the President and CEO to support the organization’s international outreach, business development, and the coordination of international scientific and [...]
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April 16, 2007 – Coverage in the New York Times

The New York Times April 16, 2007 By the Hour or the Day, an Office of One’s Own By AMY GUNDERSON New York - As a consultant to companies that want to expand their international reach, Albert Jones often finds himself far from his base in Chicago. But when he goes [...]
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February 28, 2007 – Albert Jones recognized by GM

Saudi Arabia– Albert Jones is recognized for his achievements and business contributions to General Motors Corporation (GMC), largest dealership in the Middle East, by Terry Johnson, Vice Chairman and CEO of AAC, and GM’s Latin American, Africa, and Middle East Operations Vice President. Jones was recognized for the significant impact […]

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