Jon is the Head of Capital Estates, Health and Safety and Special Projects for Aldridge Education.
He is an experienced business and management consultant from a strong project management background. His recent work has involved acting both as a Senior Project Manager for new Free Schools in Suffolk, Wigan, Swanage and other localities. Jon has also recently worked for BDO (formerly PKF) as a senior project manager working on a number of sponsored academy projects (primary and secondary), and prior to this worked for Oasis Community Learning (a leading multi-academy sponsor) as a Project Director. Jon has also worked on a number of Free School applications with various sponsors and parent groups who are actively pursuing Free School or Academy status.
Since working in the education sector in 2007, Jon continues his real passion for Enterprise and takes an active involvement in working with Start-Up businesses, Social Enterprise and Community Interest Companies. Prior to working on Academy projects in 2006, Jon had a successful career with the London Development Agency and is well versed in regeneration as well as having an Aerospace and Automotive manufacturing background. Jon is a proud dad and a keen pilot.