Job Title: Sports Consultant
Tel: 01225 700 005
Jonathan has over 20 years’ experience in sport ranging from senior leadership roles at The FA and the Rugby Football Union, to the commercial world of IMG and the LED sports signage company, Techfront, where he was CEO. He entered the sports world after training as a lawyer at Cambridge University and US law firm Baker & McKenzie. He has first-hand experience of running major sports governing bodies and was Company Secretary of the RFU in the early days of professional rugby when the game was having to modernize.
At the FA he was Director of Governance and then Director of Football Services for 11 years where he was responsible for football administration and the relationship with the game’s stakeholders including the professional leagues, semi-professional and amateur games as well as UEFA and FIFA. More recently he has regularly advised various sports bodies including British Judo, Table Tennis England, English and UK Ice Hockey and is an advisor to the Board of the global sports charity Laureus. He also works closely with UEFA on strategic planning for European national associations
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