The Lighthouse Group, LLC is an international consulting group dedicated to clear and concise expertise on the shifting shapes of governance and media in the global age.
Andrew Doss serves as co-founder and CEO of The Lighthouse Group. He is an attorney and writer, and is pursuing ordination in the Episcopal Church. After graduating magna cum laude with a B.A. from Amherst College (2003), he worked at an international strategy consultant firm. Andrew earned his J.D. in the selective Global Law Scholars Program at Georgetown University Law Center (2008) and an LLM (“Advanced Masters in Public International Law”) from the University of Leiden at the Hague (2009), conducting research on accountability and legitimacy in international governance structures. While in law school, Andrew directed the national organization Law Students for Governmental Accountability and developed the conceptual basis for the Global Catastrophe Center for Disaster Prevention, Response and Recovery. From 2009-2014, he served as an award-winning Assistant District Attorney in New Orleans and recently graduated with a Masters in Divinity from Yale University, where he was a teaching fellow for a course on “International Challenges of the 21st Century” in the Political Science Department. Andrew initiated the Global Louisiana thinking group of 12 policy experts from 4 continents which produced a major report for the Louisiana Governor’s Office on how the state can economically engage globalization to alleviate its budget crisis. Andrew is a playwright whose drama “Song of a Man Coming Through” was awarded “Best Original Play” in New Orleans in 2015.
Jonas Bedford-Strohm serves as co-founder and president of The Lighthouse Group. As an assistant researcher at the Chair for Media Ethics at the Munich School of Philosophy, and associate researcher at the Center for Media Ethics and Digital Society, Jonas focuses on the digital transformations of public communication and ethical implications of technological disruptions. He works practically on voice-first technology and innovative distribution as Team Lead Alexa in the innovation management at Bayerischer Rundfunk, one of Germany’s premier public broadcasters. Receiving B.A. and M.A. degrees in theology and philosophy from Heidelberg University, Germany, after studies at Stellenbosch University in South Africa and Yale University, Jonas brings a uniquely global sensibility to the strategy of institutions in media and governance. Jonas co-founded the non-profit Wikwiheba working in Rwanda, has written on religion, politics and global affairs for various media outlets, and co-published a book on faith and culture.