Robert Greene is a Senior Consultant and Leadership Coach with JONES, a firm that specializes in diversity-based organizational development consulting. The mission of JONES is to “develop leaders and human systems that counter oppression through diversity, inclusion, and organizational effectiveness.”
Robert has been a thought leader in independent schools and nonprofits for more than 20 years, having served successfully as a teacher and administrator in several independent school models on both coasts, as well as in urban school environments and social entrepreneurship agencies.
Robert brings insightful thinking and consulting to issues ranging from strategic diversity and inclusion leadership, cultural competency skill integration, global education programming, wealth and social class disparities, and multicultural curriculum design. His work with JONES has focused on institutional development of diversity and inclusion planning and strategy, strategic planning and culturally competent leadership development with boards of trustees, senior administrative team development, professional and leadership coaching, stages of team and organizational development in inclusive environments, cultural competency skill development, new consultant onboarding and training, and systemic integration of diversity, inclusion, and cultural competency efforts across all phases of schools and organizations.
Some of the organizations with whom Robert has partnered include: Trinity Episcopal School of Austin, Belmont Hill School, Berkeley Law School (Boalt Hall), Catlin Gabel School, Cerritos College (CA), Deerfield Academy, Edwards Life Sciences, Episcopal School of Dallas, Evergreen School, Francis Parker School, Menlo School, Milton Academy, Mirman School, Pahara Institute (NextGen Leaders), Potomac School, Rippowam Cisqua School, River Oaks Baptist, Sage Hill School, St. Ignatius School, St. Margaret’s Episcopal School, St. Mary’s College (CA), Thacher School, and Village School among others.
Midwest by birth, southern by heritage, east coast by education, and west coast by adaptation, Robert currently resides in San Francisco with his wife, a nationally-renown educator, and their two sons. He earned his Ed.M. in Administration, Planning, and Social Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and his B.A. in Economics, with a Political Science minor, from Brown University. Among other interests, he has served on the board of directors of Willow Creek Academy Charter School (Sausalito Marin City School District - CA), the board of advisors for Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Scholars Program -San Francisco, currently serves on the Board of Directors of OnePurpose Charter School (San Francisco) and remains civically engaged throughout the Bay Area.