John Donnelly

Communications Advisor, Office of the President, World Bank

Mr. Donnelly is the communications advisor for World Bank President Jim Yong Kim. He was vice president and senior editor at Burness Communications and founder of Long Tail Media. Prior to that, he was a journalist for 25 years, winning many awards in the past decade for his coverage of global development issues. He worked for the Boston Globe, covering foreign affairs from Washington and global health and development issues based in South Africa. He was the Middle East correspondent for the Miami Herald, where he also extensively covered Haiti. Mr. Donnelly is the author of A Twist of Faith: An American Christian's Quest to Help Orphans in Africa, an also has written and produced books for Harvard University, the World Health Organization, Johns Hopkins University, Management Sciences for Health, and the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research.