Chief Operating Officer
Jonathan (Jon) Mitchell currently serves as CARE USA's Senior Vice President of International Programs and Operations, overseeing regional management, and over 40 country offices around the world that they supervise. Jon, a 30-year veteran of CARE, has served in many roles within the organization, most recently providing strategic-level direction, leadership and management as CARE USA’s Chief Operating Officer from August 2011 until June 2014. Previous roles included directing regions and country offices; leading CARE International's humanitarian emergency function based in Geneva; and as head of CARE USA’s organizational development function. Jon, who grew up in Kenya and has over 35 years’ experience in international relief and development, is a United Kingdom national with a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Surrey. He joined CARE in 1984 managing a water and sanitation project in Haiti.