L. Craig Johnstone

L. Craig Johnstone


L. Craig Johnstone serves as the Managing Director of jSolutions. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Vital Voices and Refugees International.

Prior to joining jSolutions, Mr. Johnstone worked within the private sector, government, and the non-profit community. From June 2007 until November 2009, he served as Deputy UN High Commissioner for Refugees, testifying before Congress on the plight of Iraqi refugees; and also highlighting the growing problem of climate displacement.

His experience in government service includes USAID and US Foreign Service Assignments in Vietnam, Canada, Jamaica, the Sinai and France. He also served as a Deputy Staff Director for Secretary of State Henry Kissinger; US Ambassador to Algeria, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Latin America, and as Director (Assistant Secretary) for Resources Plans and Policy during the Clinton administration.

Mr. Johnstone’s private sector experience includes five years as Vice President and General Manager, Europe for the Boeing Company; Senior Vice President for International Affairs at the Cabot Corporation in Boston; and President of Cabot Plastics International based in Brussels, Belgium. He was also Senior Vice President of the US Chamber of Commerce. He was the Founder and Chairman of the US Center for Corporate Citizenship.