Jackson Ireland is the Vice President for Corporate Finance and Administration at Population Council. In this role, he has executive oversight responsibility for organizational operations and serves as its Chief Financial Officer.
Ireland has over 18 years of experience leading operational strategy and financial management for international organizations both in the US and abroad. He has provided executive-level leadership to non- and for-profit groups funded by clients including the US Agency for International Development (USAID), the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
From 2010 to 2018, Ireland served as the Chief Financial Officer/Director of Finance & Administration for the Partnership for Supply Chain Management (PFSCM), a nonprofit consortium with an annual budget of over $1 billion focused on the design and deployment of procurement and logistics solutions for public health programs worldwide. He organized and directed all administrative functions including accounting, contracts, corporate finance, information systems and human resources.
Prior to PFSCM, Ireland led operations management for Banyan Global, a consulting firm working on market-driven private sector growth in developing and transitional economies. Ireland spent two years in Kabul managing grants and NGO capacity building under USAID’s Rural Expansion of Afghanistan’s Community-Based Healthcare (REACH) program, and he began his international development career supporting contract and cooperative agreement administration at Management Science for Health in Boston.
Ireland holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Kentucky, a Master of Public Administration degree from Northeastern University, and an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.