Jonathan is a Catalyst Worker for Housing Justice in Wales. He lives in Swansea with wife of 20 years, Elizabeth. A committed Christian he worships at St Samlets Parish Church in the Llansamlet area of Swansea where he is a member of the St Samlets Church Parochial Church Council. He also holds a Eucharist Assistant Licence in the Diocese of Swansea & Brecon. 

As Catalyst Worker he has worked on establishing and co-ordinating the delivery of the first church-led Night Shelter in the Neath Port Talbot area of South Wales and is currently working on the Faith in Affordable Housing Project in Wales.  

Prior to joining Housing Justice, after gaining a degree in Geography at the University of Bristol and Masters in Town Planning at Cardiff University, he worked in the housing association and local authority regeneration sectors in Wales for twenty five years, most recently as Director of Development (West) for Pobl Group which is one of the largest housing associations in Wales.

He also volunteers with the local Salvation Army Community Team that visits Neath Town Centre once a week to provide support and food to homeless people in the town.

A sports fan he has a particular passion for rugby union for Newport RFC and in football for Aston Villa.