Jon is the Executive Director of Collections and Governance at the Imperial War Museums. He is responsible for developing and implementing the resource strategy to ensure the financial sustainability of the organisation. This includes helping to drive forward income generation, operational effectiveness, compliance and good business practice. As part of his remit he is responsible for the management of the Museum’s collections as well as IT, HR, Procurement, Digital Engagement and Fundraising.
He has been at the IWM since 1998, initially as the Director of Finance and then as both FD and Museum Secretary prior to being the Director of Business and Governance. Before that he was at the Natural History Museum for 6 years, latterly as Head of Finance. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant who worked in practice for a small firm initially before a period with Deloitte after qualification. He then moved into commerce and worked for a UK and then a US oil company for a total of 7 years.
Jon is a trustee and treasurer of the Florence Nightingale Museum as well as Chair of Audit for the Collections Trust.