Jeremy McKey is the special assistant to the president at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, where his responsibilities include supporting the president’s external leadership activities and liaising with the Fund’s communications department. Prior to joining the Fund, Mr. McKey worked as a teacher, translator and editor in Germany and the United States. In 2014, he was awarded a Fulbright grant to teach English in Berlin. He also taught music in the Berlin public school system, including to classes of Syrian refugees. Mr. McKey holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Chicago, where he also minored in classics and mathematics. An avid linguaphile, he is fluent in German, conversant in Spanish and Italian, and currently studying Arabic.