Jonathan’s career started as a chartered accountant and he has worked in different roles in Local Government since 1999. In 2007, Jonathan joined Peterborough City Council and in 2011, he added the challenge of leading the education department. Peterborough was the most improved Ofsted authority in 2013/14 and was judged by Ofsted in March 2014 as having an effective school improvement service – only the second authority nationally to receive a positive outcome in this type of inspection at first inspection. He moved to Northamptonshire in 2015 as Assistant Director – Education, before moving to the Department for Education in August 2016 as Deputy Director for the Regional School Commissioner for the East of England and North East London. In February 2018, he took up the exciting new role of leading Education across two Local Authorities - Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. He has been a Trustee at Reach2 Academy Trust since 2018.