Jon is a higher education consultant with extensive experience in quality assurance and developing practice in learning and teaching. His most recent academic roles were as Professor of Bioscience Education and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Student Experience) at the University of Leicester.
Jon has led on a range of projects, including assessment and feedback, academic integrity, belonging and retention, and the student experience. In 2011 he was named UK Bioscience Teacher of the Year, a National Teaching Fellow in 2012 and Principal Fellow of AdvanceHE in 2013.
Jon is actively engaged with various HE organisations, including having been a member of the TEF Panel as a longstanding QAA Reviewer and as a UKPSF Accreditor for AdvanceHE where he is also a member of the Peer Review Quality Committee. He is currently Chair of the Education & Science Policy Committee of the Royal Society of Biology. Jon is engaged as a quality assurance adviser for a number of UK and international universities.