Jonathan Hill – VP, Membership


Jonathan Hill began his career as an international economist at the U.S. Treasury Department in Washington D.C. before moving to Pittsburgh.  He worked at PNC Bank for more than 15 years as a Vice President and Senior Economist.    He has also taught as an adjunct faculty member at several area educational institutions, including Duquesne University where he taught courses on the global economy at the John F. Donahue Graduate School of Business.  He has also taught at the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA).  Most recently, he has been involved in real estate development and investments.

He is a current member of the Board of the Economic Club of Pittsburgh, as Vice President of Membership.  He also has served as past-president and Treasurer of the Economic Club.   He is also currently the Vice President and Treasurer of the American Committees on Foreign Relations based in Washington, D.C.  He was an active member of the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh having served on the Education and Programming Committees.  His focus in recent years has been on the European Union and international trade and finance issues.

Mr. Hill received a Masters of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.  He majored in International Economics and Business with an emphasis on energy issues in Europe.  His Master’s Thesis focused on the development of the North Sea oil industry.  He has a B.A. from Bowdoin College where he majored in Economics and Government and wrote a senior thesis on the Common Agricultural Policy of the then European Economic Community (now EU).