As Managing Partner of Australia since 2021, Jonathon has co-led the significant expansion of the business to become the foremost Board Advisory and Executive Search firm across Australia and New Zealand. Notably, under his leadership, Johnson Partners Australia continues to lead the industry in diversity placements and speed of execution.
With over 25 years’ experience in the global talent landscape, Jonathon has placed numerous ‘C-level’ executives within public, private and PE/VC backed companies across a variety of industries, sectors and geographies. Having lived and worked across the globe for many years, Jonathon’s advice and consulting brings a global perspective to clients.
Prior to Johnson Partners, Jonathon was a Senior Partner with Korn Ferry for over seven years, across the Technology, Telecommunications and Security practices. Additionally, Jonathon had oversight of the New Zealand operation across all business lines as well as being the Sector Lead for both Telecommunications and Security.
Jonathon’s insights on global talent and diversity trends have earned him invitations for expert commentary and his white papers on digital leadership, digital transformation and cybersecurity have been showcased at an APAC level.
With a steadfast commitment to diversity, Jonathon spearheads the partnership with Chief Executive Women, as well as contributing to the firm’s many other diversity initiatives.
Jonathon holds a Master of Management from Macquarie Graduate School of Management.
Simon Monks is Managing Partner, New Zealand and brings over 30 years’ executive search and leadership advisory experience in Asia Pacific and international markets.
Kate leads the Consumer & CMO Practices at Johnson Partners where she is responsible for clients across the Consumer Products, Retail, Media & Entertainment, and Health & Lifesciences sectors.