Jonathan has a commercial background and has held a number of senior positions in strategy, business development, line management and finance for both large public companies and more recently as the chair of various entrepreneurial and private equity backed ventures.

Strategic roles have included major portfolio restructurings, acquisitions and disposals, the implementation of group-wide change projects and a range of new business development projects.

Over the last few years, as the chair of smaller high growth businesses his responsibilities have broadened to cover the overall performance of the organisation: including business strategy and policy, performance management, and the recruitment and development of the senior team.

Jonathan has always maintained an interest in the not for profit sector and has been a Trustee of Save the Children and Chair of their commercial operations for a number of years.

Currently he is an active director of a multi academy trust in South London and chair of Blue Ventures Conservation, a marine conservation charity.