Jonathon co-founded SparkLabs Cultiv8 and is a founding partner of Cultiv8 Funds Management, a venture capital fund investing in Agri-Food Technology. He is an experienced and active private investor, director and partner in several technology start-up companies.
Jonathon has extensive experience in treasury management, derivatives and risk management having previously acted in an advisory role within the corporate agricultural division of National Australia Bank. He has also worked on NAB's commodity desk and Treasury Management team delivering structuring advice. Jonathon sits on the board of The Global Ag-Tech Ecosystem (GATE), created by the NSW Dept. of Primary Industries, and has previously run a successful agriculture and farming business in NSW.
Jonathon received a Bachelor of Business from Australian Catholic University, has a Diploma in Technical Analysis from the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.