Jon has over 25 years of experience gained in roles within technology across a number of industry sectors in startups, not for profit and large corporate organisations. Jon is a Chartered Accountant and comes to the Alan Turing Institute from Lab49, a software consultancy and design company with offices in London, New York, Sydney and Dublin where he led the global finance, operations, facilities and IT teams.

Prior to joining Lab49, Jon worked for a number of years with the GSMA (a global mobile technology company with its headquarters in London and Atlanta) where he was Group Finance Director, CFO of its US based commercial businesses and Treasurer of its public US registered charitable foundation. During that time he led the growth of the business helping it to expand to over 800 staff with presence in over 25 countries including China, India, Brazil, Argentina and Dubai. He also helped deliver the success of what is now the world’s largest and most influential mobile event, GSMA Mobile World Congress, which is held annually in Barcelona and attracts close to 100,000 professional attendees.