Managing director of higher education, JISC
As the UK executive lead for Jisc’s Higher Education Division, Jon leads higher education (HE) member engagement with the account management team, and the development and coordination of Jisc’s HE strategy and its implementation. This includes engaging with senior sector stakeholders and, internally, working closely with product executive directors to ensure Jisc meets sector needs.
Between 2013-2019 Jon worked for the Tribal Group as MD HE having joined from Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia, where he was the deputy vice chancellor.
Jon was registrar/secretary at both the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) and at the University of Warwick and has also held management, teaching and administration posts at the University of Wolverhampton, Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh and Lancashire Polytechnic, as well as teaching at the Open University and in further education. He has also published papers and articles on a wide range of education-related topics.