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 that promotes peace and prosperity through international scientific and technical collaboration, since 2008. As part of this overall effort, Jones helps develop, organize, and implement CRDF’s global strategies and international business development initiatives. His responsibilities include advising senior staff on partnerships, and matching the organization’s programs with collaborators’ needs. Jones often travels to countries where CRDF hopes to set up programs, establishing relationships with international public and private sector leaders and laying the groundwork for services to begin.
- 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.
- January 2010- Albert Beckford Jones transitions as Consultant for the U.S. Civilian Research Development Foundation (CRDF)