Jon has long experience of turnarounds, having invested in them for 30 years and with considerable success. Jon operates from Guernsey where he chairs the investing entities, which use Better Capital LLP as their consultant. Jon is a Chartered Accountant, a Corporate Financier and a Fellow of the Institute for Turnaround Professionals. Former Managing Partner of Alchemy, Jon also previously worked with Citicorp Venture Capital in New York and London, Permira and Apax.
Jon is a Trustee of the UK Stem Cell Foundation. His other charitable activities include one of the Great Ormond Street boards, his family medical research charity and BACIT, the quoted vehicle supporting cancer research. He is a very active angel investor. He is Non-Executive Chairman of FinnCap, the stockbroker and a Member of the Advisory Board for the £3.1bn UK Regional Growth Fund. In Guernsey he chairs Aurigny and the Stock Exchange.