Tom Hart

President of ONE

Tom Hart is President of the ONE Campaign. Tom has been with ONE since 2003 and most recently served as acting CEO while Gayle Smith was on leave at the US State Department. Tom has years of experience in driving the fight to end extreme poverty, a deep knowledge of and experience in making change happen, and an undying commitment to ONE’s mission. Prior to serving as acting CEO, Tom was the North American Executive Director, where he oversaw ONE’s advocacy in the United States and Canada, as well as ONE’s global campaign against the COVID-19 pandemic. Tom has been part of the adoption of significant initiatives to support global health, increase electrification and private sector investment in Africa, and raise billions of dollars in poverty-fighting assistance.  Previously, Tom was the Senior Director of Government Relations at ONE. 

Before joining ONE, Tom was the Director of Government Relations for the Episcopal Church, USA, and an aide to Senators Alan Cranston and Jay Rockefeller.