A graduate of King’s College, Cambridge, UK, Jonathan holds an honours degree in English language and literature. At Cambridge he won the King’s College James Prize and the Cambridge University T.R. Henn Prize, both for creative writing. On graduating , he was awarded a Harper-Wood Travelling Studentship for English Poetry and Literature by St John’s College, Cambridge. He has over 140 individual publications to his name, in fields ranging from poetry through short stories to essays and translations.

Over the past 25 years, Jonathan has supported organizations as diverse as Air Products, Inc., AkzoNobel, Amway, Brit Insurance Holdings, Canada Life, Cargill, Corbion, Cargolux Airlines S.A., Carl Freudenberg, GAIN (The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition), EUROFORUM GmbH, GlaxoSmithKline, Henkel Teroson GmbH, Johnson & Johnson, Karger, Messe Frankfurt GmbH, Merck, The Natural History Museum, The Perspectivity Foundation, Royal DSM NV, Norwich Union Life, Novartis, Rousselot, Shell, Sight and Life, SAP, TNO, Triangular World, the United Nations and Vitamin Angels.

Jonathan is a member of King’s College Cambridge and St. John’s College Cambridge, and also the Society of Authors, the Royal Historical Society, Association of Business Historians, the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, The Public Relations Consultants Association, and the Institute of Directors.