Jonathan was appointed to the Board on 26 November 2019. He is chairman of Blackrock Income and Growth Investment Trust PLC from which he will retire on 12 March 2020. He is chairman of the Income & Growth VCT PLC and a non-executive director of British Smaller Companies VCT PLC and Tennants Consolidated Limited. He qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG and thereafter held the role of group financial controller at Hanson PLC. He moved to Caledonia Investments PLC where he became Finance Director and retired in 2009 after 20 years’ service.