Jon has a degree from Leeds University in Linguistics and the Study of Communication. He comes from a business background, having previously worked with McDonald’s restaurants for 22 years where he led a business consultancy team. In 2007, Jon was appointed to the post of Executive Director of Ronald McDonald House Charities at a time when the Charity needed a clearer business focus in order to grow. Over time he has overseen the near trebling of the Charity’s income. One of his key objectives has been to drive forward the essential building of further Houses.
Jon’s vision is that every child in hospital should have the right to have their family nearby.