McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Jessica Greer Morris as the Chief Executive Officer at Prince’s Trust. Jessica will help launch Prince’s Trust in the U.S., serving as its first Chief Executive Officer. She will guide the organization through a critical stage of growth as the charity responds to the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on unemployment around the world. In establishing the U.S. location, she will create a conduit for U.S. citizens to support the organization’s work on a global scale and will implement the program to transform the lives of unemployed youth in the U.S.
Jessica brings a variety of executive management expertise from the youth development, government, and nonprofit sectors and key knowledge and experience of international organizations. Throughout her career as a human rights advocate over the last 30 years, she has served as Founding Executive Director of Girl Be Heard, a global nonprofit that develops, amplifies, and celebrates the voices of youth; a founding Principal at Man Up Campaign to stop violence against women and girls, which was launched at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa; and various senior executive positions in government.
The Prince’s Trust has supported more than 1 million young people across 17 countries to access education, employment, and training since 1976. Established by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales in 1976, Prince’s Trust now leverages 45 years of expertise and experience to help organizations overcome the global issue of youth unemployment and to transform lives.
This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Managing Director Sue Waterbury and Executive Recruiter Allison Cox.
To read the full press release on Jessica’s appointment, click here.