Jonathan has significant experience across education, research and office sectors and more recently assisting in the practices growing police portfolio. He has a key role in developing the international portfolio through Ryder Alliance and frequently spends time with the team in Hong Kong. He studied at Northumbria and Newcastle University and was awarded the Ryder Bursary in 2005. He now tutors third year architecture students at Northumbria University. He is also a graduate of Common Purpose leadership program. He enjoys travel and is a keen sports fan – particularly following the trials and tribulations of Newcastle United.