Jon is the Chief Executive for GDS Digital – a Bristol company which delivers smart, secure, and affordable connectivity for the public sector, including a health and social care platform for better assisted living. These digital capabilities help transform the way public services can be delivered to citizens and patients as they engage and interact with local authorities, housing associations and health organisations through a range of self-service options. GDS Digital is also part of a wider global organisation based in Bristol called GDS Group.
He has lived in the West of England region for over thirty years and, from developing a new start-up division in direct marketing in Bristol in the 1990’s to chairing BT’s South West Board, Jon has been proud to have been a champion for the regional growth agenda.
Jon is also a Visiting Professor at UWE and has previously been a Regional CBI Council member.