Jon describes himself as an ageing, expanding old sporty type with a few working parts! He grew up in Cambridge and came to Chessington in the 1990's when studying at Kingston Uni, where he met his wife, Jules. They have a son and daughter. Jon and Jules were both heavily involved in the youth work for many years. Jon is Assistant Head of Shrewsbury House Prep School in Surbiton.

A sport fanatic, Jon has managed the very successful Chessington KCFC 1st XI for many years.