Jon was appointed Managing Director of the Fire Protection Association in 1999, leading it out of the Loss Prevention Council. Based at the Fire Service College in Moreton-in-Marsh, FPA, the UK’s National Fire Safety Organisation has recently opened a fire test facility enabling it to remain at the forefront of technological advances in fire protection method and techniques. Jon has served on numerous government, ministerial and sector advisory bodies and was part of the strategic advisory group, the Fire Futures Review. He sits on the Executive Board of the Fire Sector Federation and is a member of the Boards of BASEC, SSAIB and BAFE. Jon was awarded in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in October 2017 for services to fire safety, and received his OBE on Tuesday 31 October at Buckingham Palace from Prince William, Duke of Cambridge.