March 1st, 2018
Jonathan has a strong track record in providing strategic change advice to large and small organisations. Working at Director level he has delivered a wide range of major international programmes and projects including compliance assessments, business process improvement and implementations with a broad range of software.
He works with current technology as appropriate, including cloud and SaaS solutions. He is a qualified accountant with FD experience and brings his practical knowledge of how systems are used to business case preparation, analysis and decision taking. Click here for LinkedIn Profile.
IT Review: Reviewed the IT function of an international private equity firm, including a user satisfaction survey for 250 staff in 16 global locations. Led to a full analysis of the ‘as is’ position with detailed recommendations for development of infrastructure and 30 separate business applications plus the business case for the adoption of ITIL. Created a route map for improving efficiency and inter-office working.
Software Selection: Led the software selection exercise and wrote the business case for the UK Insolvency Service to replace critical systems managing the assets of all insolvent companies and individuals – tangible benefits estimated at £8m+. During the implementation managed a complex, overlapping set of business rules handling legislative issues.
New ERP System: Managed core build and roll-out programme in over 30 countries in EMEA and the Americas for a pharmaceutical services company, including mid-project change from US to French ownership. Successfully replaced various local systems with a common approach, facilitating consistent group reporting and reducing complexity.
Case Management System: Led requirements review and implementation project for a leading ATE underwriter of legal expenses insurance, allowing solicitors to raise and manage a range of policies on line for their clients in place of paper processing.
2016-current Consultant, The Consultancy Company
2015-2016 UK Services Director, Planon
2011-2015 Professional Services Director, xPRESTE
2003-2011 Professional Services Director, Wave Consulting
1998-2003 Senior Project Manager, Projects Director, EMEA Services Director, Systems Union
1996-1998 Independent Business Systems Consultant
1993-1996 Finance Director with UMECO plc
Associate, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
BA(Hons), English Literature