John Tyler

Senior Philanthropic Advisor

John Tyler works directly with TPI clients to help them achieve their philanthropic goals and manages several scholarship and college success programs on behalf of funders. He provides strategic, operational, and programmatic support for a variety of TPI client engagements, including designing and implementing strategic giving strategies, conducting in-depth landscape scans and research, and managing ongoing client relationships.

Prior to joining TPI in 2022, John served as executive director of the Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis where he led the organization through the development of commitments to antiracism, COVID-19 pandemic adaptations, faculty training programs, and new partnership development efforts as well as several other new initiatives. He also served as a program analyst at Mathematica Policy Research and as a program manager at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. John volunteered with the United States Peace Corps and served as food policy intern at the Baltimore City Office of Sustainability. John has a Master of Public Policy from Johns Hopkins, specializing in food and agriculture policy, and received his undergraduate degree from The University of Iowa, majoring in international studies and African environmental history.