Jonathan is an experienced finance & commercial director having 25 years of pan-European technology business experience, gained at both quoted and privately held businesses.
Before joining The FD Centre, he most recently worked as the VP & General Manager EMEA and previously as the Finance & Commercial Director EMEA for a USA private equity technology business (Webtrends) which provided large blue chip organisations with a solution that encompassed both technology and services. Prior to that he held senior positions at SumTotal Systems, Mercator Software and Braid Systems which was an entrepreneurial early stage Fintech business. He was the first finance hire into the organisation and set about setting up the finance operations of the business in readiness for the planned expansion.
These roles have given him extensive experience of the full life cycle of businesses from early stages to successful exit including combining businesses and building out finance processes and teams to create effective and efficient organisations that support the strategic goals of the business.
Jonathan undertook his accountancy training at EDS and Thames Television Plc, and is a Fellow of the English Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He lives in Surrey and is married with one son.