Sean M. McDonald, Ph.D.
Business Development Officer
Sean M. McDonald serves as Business Development Officer for The Jacobs Law, LLC. Dr. McDonald is a tenured Associate Professor of Economic Geography at Bentley University in Massachusetts. Previously, he was an International Trade Specialist with the United States Department of Commerce and Director of the Consortium of American Business Programs in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union.
Dr. McDonald has deep personal and institutional contacts in the Middle East with a strong record of positioning funding opportunities and developing relationships between business entities. He is able to provide personal access to high wealth individuals and institutions in the Middle East that are looking for outward investment opportunities in for-profit and non-profit endeavors. Additionally, he provides access for any company looking to enter the Middle East market.
Dr. McDonald is also a founding partner of Additional Research, which trains and advises numerous public and private sector organizations in economic impact assessment and evaluation. He holds a doctorate in geography from Scotland’s Glasgow University.