Jonathan is the Regional Partnership Manager for the eastern region of The Jockey Club. The largest commercial Group in British horseracing, The Jockey Club exists solely for the long-term good of the sport and has done since 1750. Jonathan is responsible for delivering and securing new commercial partnerships for the Jockey Club East and The Jockey Club Group, and for leading on major sponsor acquisition by pitching the commercial opportunities available to prospective clients. Jonathan is responsible for working with sponsors across several of racing’s most high profile events including The QIPCO Guineas, The July Festival and Dubai Future Champions Festival. Prior to joining The Jockey Club, Jonathan worked in the media publishing business for a decade, and worked with businesses to ensure they were able to maximise their profiling opportunities through advertising, editorial coverage and encouraging entering of Awards. Jonathan chaired the judging of the Cambridge Business Excellence Awards for three years. Jonathan is delighted to be invited to be involved this year in the SME National Business Awards 2020.