Jon graduated from the University of Birmingham. He worked as a Contract Consultant at Computer People and then The Venus Group before embarking on a career in the newspaper/marketing industry. Initially he worked as a reporter for the Kentish Times newspaper before moving to The Independent in London; first as a sub-editor through to Foreign News Editor and also as a News Editor. Jon then moved to take up a post as Managing Editor at the law practice of Freshfields, Bruckhaus and Derringer in London. He is currently Head of Content Marketing at this practice.