Walter Jones is an international businessman, attorney and former U.S. senior diplomat. He has lived in six countries, speaks several languages, and is currently a managing director at Morgan Donaldson, a Washington, D.C., firm focusing on emerging market investments.
Walter was the U.S. executive director and chief-of-mission to the African Development Bank; he served during the Arab Spring while the bank was located in Tunisia. Prior to this he served at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation in Washington, where he structured debt financings for projects in sectors including financial services, transportation and energy in countries as varied as Romania, Vietnam, and Ghana, and at different times was responsible for the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Walter has been an international consultant in the Washington, D.C., firm of Neil & Co., where he co-led the East Europe practice. He was a legislative assistant for former U.S. Senator Paul Sarbanes, working with the foreign relations and banking committees. He began his professional career at the law firm of Sidley & Austin. In addition to Princeton, Walter earned degrees from Harvard Law School and the George Washington School of Business.