Jonathan is a qualified lawyer with an MBA and through varied roles has experience with companies of all sizes in the private sector as well as academia, local and national government. As well as establishing his own businesses, he has provided management consultancy services to a select group of corporate clients, has extensive venture capital experience and has lectured in law and business management.

Jonathan has extensive knowledge and experience of the food and drink industry, and was the Director of Food and Drink for Scottish Enterprise. As a consultant and associate, he is currently involved in putting his experience and knowledge to use principally within the further and higher education fields and the third sector.