Thomas W. Jacobson is the executive director of the Global Life Campaign. Formerly, from 2001-2010, he served as representative to the United Nations for Focus on the Family, meeting with representatives from 110 nations, and authoring 80 policy briefs. He began compiling abortion data on countries in 2002, and created one of the two databases from which he and Dr. Johnston teams up to create the Abortion Worldwide Report. Jacobson earned a master's degree in public policy from Regent University, a bachelor's in psychology from George Fox College, and a diploma of biblical studies from Lutheran Bible Institute. He is the father of two sons, lived in Brazil for 4 years, and has traveled to many nations.