Jonathan is an experienced Senior Lecturer with a demonstrated history of working in the global higher education industry. Delivering educational programmes in Qatar in preparation for the 2022 FIFA world Cup and in Barcelona supporting destination management professionals. He also lectures at Modul University in Vienna and at the American Hotel Academy in Romania.
As a Senior Lecturer in Events Management at Manchester Metropolitan University, Jonathan is responsible for the Event Operations and Production theme, which runs through both the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as well as delivering optional units relating to Sports Event Management. Jonathan also works closely with events industry partners and is a member of the OnePlan higher education advisory board and represents MMU as part of a Learning Bridges programme relating to collaboration in events management education.
Innovation and collaboration have been at the centre of Jonathan’s career in higher education; which has involved managing a network of higher education providers as well as coordinating a number of Trust School partnerships on behalf of a university. He was also involved in the development of UCFB and the Everton Free School.
As an event professional Jonathan has over 10 years’ experience of planning and delivering sport/community events for a professional football club as well as corporate events, festivals and exhibitions on behalf of clients such as the National Trust.