Fig.1. Interviewing Open University Business School MBA Students at a Brussels Residential School.
Jonathan is an experienced generator of ideas that intrigue
He is a versatile writer, visualizer and communicator, a corporate educator and ‘comms person’ – internal and external – with considerable experience as a director, writer and producer in linear, interactive training, e-learning, conferences, online and social media in the UK and France.
He’d welcome opportunities to develop innovative, highly visual, memorable and demonstrably effective answers to messy learning or communications problems for organisations with global interests.
A graduate of Balliol College, Oxford. Educated to post-graduate level in e-learning, marketing, advertising and communications courtesy of D&AD and The School of Communication Arts, The Open University and uniquely, as a cross-platform multimedia producer at European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs EAVE. His interest in the First World War saw him complete an MA in British History and the First World War in 2018.
He is a post-graduate student who completed the Open University’s Masters in Open and Distance Education (MAODE) in January 2013. He also did the OU MBA elective ‘Creativity, Innovation & Change’.
Masters in Open and Distance Education (MAODE) with the Open University (OU)
This completes the Masters in Open and Distance Education (MAODE)
In addition these additional modules have been taken (they could count towards an M.Ed):
Producing, directing and writing for corporate audiences of every kind, size and intent, whether training or PR (BNFL, RAC, Northumbria Police) for change management (RAC), brand change, mission change (Yorkshire Water), management training (Tyneside TEC, UGC, Land Rover, Post Office) or product launch (Barclays, Renault, Land Rover) or graduate recruitment (Legal Profession, Accountancy, YR12 Career Choices) with production experience of pharmaceuticals (GlaxoSmithKline), banking (NatWest, Abbey, Bank of England), law (Herbert Smith, MacFarlanes), car manufacture (Land Rover, Renault), retailing (M&S, Woolworths, Bhs), health services (DoH), utilities (Northern Electric, BNFL), stock exchanges (EASDAQ), shareholder and stakeholder communications (M&S, UGC), government departments (Ministry of Culture, France; DoH, UK), pret a porter and haute couteur fashion (WAB) … and sport (swimming, skiing, sailing)
And 500 years ago when he was a King’s Guard Special in Camelot
Fig. 2. King Arthur and the Spacemen, Summer Vacation job, Alnwick Castle, 1978