Jonathan is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) having qualified as an accountant in 1993. Since qualifying, he has taken on a number of roles in the NHS, working in various hospital trusts, where his work included the merger of Pontefract and Pinderfields hospitals. During this time, Jonathan also obtained a postgraduate qualification in Health and Social Care Management.
Jonathan was appointed as Finance Director at the Trust in March 2006.
Since arriving at Harrogate, Jonathan has contributed significantly to the success of the organisation, both within his role as Finance Director, and Deputy Chief Executive. Jonathan took on the role of Chief Executive in March 2022.