For over twenty years Jonathan has dedicated his career to helping advance sustainability and climate action, in and through golf.
A geographer and graduate of the University of St Andrews, he led the environmental team at Scottish Golf before founding GEO in 2006.
He advises some of golf’s leading associations, tours and tournaments including: The R&A; European Tour Group; Ryder Cup; LPGA; Ladies European Tour; and Olympic Golf. Also advocating widely at events and through media; and helping represent golf in the mainstream sustainability movement amongst governments, NGO’s and businesses.
In addition, Jonathan has led the Foundation to become the only body in sport to meet the rigorous ISEAL Alliance ‘Code Compliance’ for sustainability standards, certification and reporting systems, joining peer groups such as Fairtrade, Rainforest Alliance, Forest Stewardship Council and Marine Stewardship Council.
Jonathan is a full member of the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management, and a former Board member of the ISEAL Alliance. He lives near Edinburgh, enjoys playing and watching many sports, and spending time in the great outdoors.