Director of Development
As Director of Development, Jon draws on nearly two decades experience in public affairs, the media and criminal justice to ensure Crest offers clients the support they need to achieve their goals. A former national newspaper and broadcast journalist, Jon leads on Crest’s positioning and oversees the development of new business and marketing.
With a keen eye for opportunity and risk, he can enhance and protect reputation and brand through engaging messaging and evidence-based narratives. And as a father of two young children, Jon remains stoic and unflappable in a crisis, a reassuring presence at times of need.
- Led Crest Advisory’s integrated policy, public affairs and communications programme at major UK charity Victim Support.
- Crime Correspondent for ITV News covering the Stephen Lawrence murder trial and the London riots.
- News executive and award-winning reporter at the Daily Mirror, with assignments in Iraq, Lebanon and Israel.