Non-Executive Director in July 2014
Senior Independent Director in August 2017
Member of the Audit and Risk Committee
Member of the Nomination Committee
Member of the Remuneration Committee
Jonathon spent 25 years in the private equity industry with a particular focus on raising standards of governance and performance. He has extensive international and general management experience, having founded and served on the board of several significant businesses.
Jonathon was a founding Partner of Actis LLP, the emerging markets specialist alternatives fund manager, where he spent over 10 years. During that time he was a member of the Supervisory Board, Investment and Executive Committees, as well as setting up and running the in-house fund raising team. Jonathon previously worked as a founding Director of HSBC Private Equity in India (1994-2000), Electra Private Equity Partners in London and Paris (1988-1994) and Bain & Co in London (1985-1988). He was also Executive Chairman of the Skagen Group Limited (2013 – 2019), a family office and group of companies operating in the UK, Europe and the USA.
Jonathon is Chairman of Grosvenor Britain & Ireland and a Non-Executive Director of Standard Life Private Equity Trust plc, Lloyds Bank Insurance and of Camellia plc.