Jon has been a Journalist for 30 years having learned his craft on regional newspapers specialising in crime coverage he spent ten years working on a variety of UK national newspapers. During his time in the international re/insurance trade media based in the UK, he has edited a range of titles and was Editorial Director of Infoma plc’s Insurance Division where he was a key part of the team which managed the acquisition of 37 titles from EMAP and Financial Times Newspapers to create the biggest insurance and risk publisher in the world.
His reputation as one of the most knowledgeable and respected commentators on the wider insurance and risk sector sees him regularly asked to appear on the BBC and international news media to comment on insurance and risk topics. Jon has won several individual honours at the annual UK Financial Services Media Awards organised by the Association of British Insurers.
Locally Jon has been Chair of Governors at both Broomgrove Infant and Junior schools and has coached youth soccer as part of Wivenhoe Tempest YFC. He was a founder member of the Wivenhoe Canoe and Kayak Club and is a member of the Wivenhoe Yacht Club.
Jon is also a Fellow of the RSA.