independent political consultant; principal of O’Brien Global Strategies LLC
Jon O’Brien is an independent political consultant based in Washington DC. He has worked to give voice to those who support sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) as a core value and moral imperative. He is a leader in developing global strategies to advance reproductive freedom, make the moral case for choice, and counter conservative religious opposition to reproductive health access. Jon has worked on five continents with partners – including policy leaders, prochoice advocates, family planning associations, healthcare professionals, and others – to bolster their communications and advocacy to make gains in reproductive rights and access. He was deeply involved in law reform contributing notable victories in Chile, Argentina, the Philippines, and the Republic of Ireland among others. He worked for the International Planned Parenthood Federation as Program Manager for Europe and is the past president of Catholics for Choice.