Eric Nonacs is an independent consultant who focuses on building results-oriented collaborations among and between the private sector, governments, philanthropy, and NGOs to address global challenges such as climate change, pandemic disease, poverty, and economic inequality. Until recently, Eric was the Vice President for Alliances and Partnerships at the Skoll Global Threats Fund.
Previously, Eric was the Managing Director for Global Affairs at Endeavour Financial, a merchant bank based in Vancouver, Canada. Concurrently, he served as a Senior Advisor to the William J. Clinton Foundation (a position he still holds). From June 2002 until August 2007, he was the Foreign Policy Advisor to President Bill Clinton and the Clinton Foundation. Throughout his career, Eric has developed organizations and programs supporting sustainable economic and social development, conflict resolution, increased access to health services, food security, and climate change mitigation across Africa, Europe, North America, and Latin America.
Eric holds an AB from the University of Chicago, an MA from the London School of Economics, and an MBA from New York University. He is the Chairman of Building Markets, the President of the Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership (Canada), and a Member of the Board of the Clinton Global Initiative. Eric is also a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.