A highly experienced commercial finance director, Jon has a collaborative, inclusive approach and believes that business is a team game. He recognises that business ownership can be a lonely place and that owner/managers often need someone independent to challenge and sense check ideas. Experienced at linking finance to operations through a partnering approach Jon focuses on the key commercial issues: strong financial management and information/reporting, risk management, contract negotiation and strategic planning. Specifically Jon has significant experience of mergers and acquisitions, long term contract negotiation, JVs, major capital investment analysis, restructuring, strategy development, governance and partnering gained in multinational businesses in the UK, Europe and the US; higher education and private practice.
Jon is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and is a keen cyclist, sailor and walker.