Jordie Hannum has almost 20 years of legislative, analytical, and advocacy experience, including key roles on Capitol Hill, political campaigns, and within NGOs. As Executive Director of the Better World Campaign (BWC), he guides its legislative and advocacy efforts around support for the United Nations. During his tenure, Mr. Hannum has testified in front of Congress on the UN’s value and its peacekeeping operations; traveled to South Sudan, DR Congo and Uganda researching civilian protection; and written on the importance of U.S. engagement in peacekeeping and the role peacekeeping operations play in reducing displacement.
Before joining BWC, Jordie was the policy director for the Alan Sandals campaign for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, worked throughout the country on the Wesley Clark Presidential campaign, and served as a legislative assistant to Congresswoman Constance Morella, where he helped shepherd five different bills through the U.S. House and Senate and into law.
In 1998, Jordie received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania and in 2005, a Master of Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University.