director of infrastructure,
enterprise and growth, IPA
Jon has recently joined the IPA following a 30-year career within industry.
A chartered quantity surveyor, Jon spent the first ten years of his career successfully managing large
construction and infrastructure projects. Working on airports, schools, hospitals, housing, industrial,
leisure retail and commercial schemes. He then spent the next ten years in executive operational,
commercial and procurement roles for two of the largest and fastest growing tier-1 infrastructure PLCs in
the UK, leading, growing and acquiring businesses.
For the past ten years, Jon has worked as an executive within the utilities sector for Thames Water, BT
Openreach and Clancy. Responsibilities have included business transformation, leading critical national
infrastructure programmes, international supply chain and logistics operations. Jon has developed,
procured and led complex multi-year infrastructure alliance contracts in water, telecoms and energy.