Jonathan joined Standard Chartered Bank in April 2017, as Vice Chairman, Corporate and Institutional Banking.
After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, Jonathan spent over 25 years as an Investment Banker, most recently with UBS and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. In this role he focused on developing Board level relationships and providing strategic, financial and stockmarket advice to the Boards of large corporate clients. Areas of focus included mergers and acquisitions, demergers and disposals, raising finance in the equity and debt markets, capital and balance sheet structure, corporate governance, board appointments, regulatory obligations, developing investor propositions and communications with shareholders and other stakeholders.
Jonathan is an Independent Non Executive Director on the Boards of 2 FTSE 100 companies: Next plc, the Apparel and Home retailer, where he chairs the Audit Committee and Sage plc, the Software Services Company, where he chairs the Audit and Risk Committee. He is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, a Trustee and Council Member of Durham University and a Governor of Stowe School.
He is a Freeman of the City of London and Foreign Warden of the Worshipful Company of Fan Makers, a City Livery Company.
He lives in London with his wife and four children.