Jonathan studied Human Resource Management at Cardiff University and Safety and Environmental Management at Nottingham Trent University. He has worked as a teacher of English in the Sudan, as a social worker, teacher, owner/manager of a wholesale bakery, College business development manager and latterly as a consultant in safety management systems.
He has spent long periods on intensive retreat courses at Chisholme and helped facilitate a number of courses there.
Jonathan completed a Mindfulness teaching course at Samye Ling run by the Mindfulness Association, a one year Mindfulness Association practitioners course and a Macmillan Mindfulness Compassion facilitators course.
He and his wife Carol now facilitate drop in Mindfulness sessions in Buxton, at Blythe House Hospice, Chapel-en-le-Frith, and at Macclesfield Yoga centre.