Jonathan McKay

Leadership Team Lead and Senior Director, Create

At Girl Effect, Jonathan leads a global team of art directors, scriptwriters, software developers, creative technologists and product designers. Fostering collaboration across disciplines and countries, this team works with girls to create brands and products they love, from serialised radio dramas to chatbots. Jonathan is also Team Lead for the Girl Effect Leadership Team.

With a background in digital marketing and design, Jonathan has spent the last fifteen years finding creative ways to use digital technologies to reach, engage and empower marginalised communities in Africa and Asia. Before joining Girl Effect, he worked with a wide range of both private-sector and non-profit organisations, including Diageo, Unilever, Save the Children, Brac, UNICEF, UNFPA, Facebook and the Ford Foundation, launching large-scale digital experiences and platforms in more than 40 countries.