As COO & CFO at Plimsoll, Jonathan takes the lead on all financial and legal matters at the company. He also has a key focus on maximising commercial opportunities that arise from the creation of multi-platform content.

Jonathan has 25+ years of strategic, operational, and financial experience in the media and entertainment industry, with a career that spans Television, Music and Live Events. Prior to Plimsoll he spent 6 Years at DRG, then the UK’s largest independent international TV distributor. As Chief Operating Officer, he acted as business partner to the CEO, adding rigor to strategic decisions, devising, and implementing growth objectives. He was then appointed Group Managing Director, leading DRG through a successful sale process.

He has held senior financial roles at BBC Studios and C4 and prior to DRG spent 4 years at Ingenious Media, an investment house specializing in media and entertainment, advising companies like 19 Entertainment, the creator of American Idol, and Cream, the dance music brand, both pre and post private equity funding.

Jonathan is a CIMA qualified accountant, and has an MBA from Bath School of Management

Grant Mansfield

CEO & Founder

Dr Martha Holmes

Chief Creative Officer, Natural History & Adventure

Karen Plumb

Head of Factual Entertainment

Alan Eyres

Head of Plimsoll USA

Mark Brownlow

Creative Director, Natural History

James Smith

Head of Adventure

Richard Klein

Head of Documentaries UK & International

Kate Beetham

Executive Producer

Andrea Jackson

Creative Director, Factual Entertainment

Lucy Bilson

Head of Production

Will Brown

Head of Operations & HR

Becky Morrison

Head of Development

Ged Mansfield

Creative Director, Development
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