His career includes senior international in-house corporate affairs roles and as a consultant advising leading multi-national corporations and governments. He is currently vice-chair of the Public Relations and Communications Association Council.
Jon previous led the Communications and Public Affairs teams in Europe, Eurasia and Middle East at The Coca-Cola Company during six years period of unprecedented change.
His career in public relations and internal communications began with British Airways at its Heathrow HQ. He took on increasingly broad and international corporate affairs roles in the aerospace, industrial and automotive sectors with Lucas Industries plc, Perkins Engines and LucasVarity plc.
Jon studied journalism and wrote for the Birmingham Post & Mail, The Sunday Mirror and Daily Mirror.
He is a Past Master of the City of London Company of Public Relations Practitioners.