Jonathan trained in social science, urban design and urban policy at LSE. As an urban researcher, a project manager and consultant, he has worked with a range of built environment organisations in the UK and abroad, including We Made That, Gensler, Arup Foresight Research + Innovation, the Future Cities Catapult, and Bioregional. He is interested in exploring interdisciplinary views of urban development - considering medium to long-term impacts on economic vitality, social inclusion, health and wellbeing, and environmental sustainability.

Part of the second cohort of Public Practice, Jonathan joined Barnet as a Town Centres Investment Manager and worked closely with Council officers, local businesses, community groups, developers and other levels of government. He helped to develop and deliver strategies combining economic, social and physical interventions across Barnet’s town centres.