Jonathon has over 20 of executive recruiting experience and is a recognised leader in advising organisations on the recruitment, assessment, development, and retention of digital, technology, telecommunications, and security talent. His clients have varied from large global corporations to high growth, entrepreneurial, and private equity owned companies. In addition to Chief Digital, Information, Technology and Security Officers, and their key leaders, Jonathon also has experience leading the recruitment of regional leaders, country managers, CEOs and top executives for digital, technology, telecommunications and cybersecurity vendor and professional services companies.
Prior to this Jonathon spent seven years growing revenue lines year on year for global, top tier organisational consulting firm, Korn Ferry. Holding a multi-faceted professional services leadership role spanning full P&L ownership of New Zealand and sector leadership across APAC for the Telecommunications Industry. Additionally, Jonathon led the growth of a key marquee account, and the Security portfolio across the region, with his reputation built on the sale and delivery of customer-centred services that build client advantage.
During this time Jonathon also authored white papers that have been showcased at an APAC level, covering topics including the changing role of leaders in a digital world.
Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Jonathon progressed through a series of challenging and rewarding roles globally. Key appointments include Managing Director of RP International MEA based in Dubai, and as Managing Director Asia for the Five Ten Group whilst living in Singapore.
Jonathon holds a Master of Management from Macquarie Graduate School of Management. Never one to rest easy, Jonathon enjoys endurance sport in his spare time, and to date, has climbed Mt Aconcagua (6,962m), cycled the entire length of the UK (Land’s End to John O’Groats) and endured a 100Km non-stop bushwalk for charity.
Simon Monks is Managing Partner, New Zealand and brings over 30 years’ executive search and leadership advisory experience in Asia Pacific and international markets.
Jane leads the firm’s Board Practice having joined Johnson Partners in 2020 following the acquisition of Boardroom Partners.