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Jonathan retired in 2014 as CEO of Wheatsheaf Trust, a charity promoting social inclusion and economic development, which runs a range of innovative projects to support marginalised people into training and work. He is a leading developer of charities and voluntary agencies, with particular expertise in youth and young people’s issues, employment and training, regeneration, and outdoor education. From 1989 to 1996 he was National Director of Ocean Youth Club, at that time Europe’s largest sail training organisation. Previously he started a number of youth projects and charities for homeless people in London. He is Chairman of Southampton Solent University, a Trustee of the Association of Sail Training Organisations, and Vice-Chair of Street Kids International. A keen sailor and oarsman, he rowed for England in 1969 and sailed across the Pacific in 1978. Jonathan is married with two adult children.

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