Jonas Rolett is director of institutional relations for the Open Society Foundations. He has particular expertise in Eastern Europe and has worked extensively on governance, elections, civil society, and development issues.
Prior to joining Open Society, Rolett worked for the National Democratic Institute on election monitoring, civic engagement, parliamentary representation, and political party development. Before that, Rolett ran a U.S.-based campaign training school for candidates and campaign managers. He also has a background in communications work and publishing.
Jonas received his BA in literature and psychology from the University of North Carolina.