Jonathan Flowers

Society Works Ltd


Jonathan is an experienced executive, non-executive and advisory/consultancy leader, who has delivered in senior roles in private, public and voluntary sectors over more than 30 years.

He draws on a broad portfolio of activity, including chairing organisations and a multi-agency board (SocietyWorks ltd, In2ScienceUK, the Improvement and Development Board for Local Councils), non-executive directorship (mySociety), retained strategic advisory roles (currently with FutureGov, Connected Places Catapult), high impact advisory roles, coaching, and business angel investment.

Jonathan is a portfolio non-executive director, strategic advisor for three companies and a coach, with deep experience in local government. He was formerly a member of the independent service transformation challenge panel appointed by Treasury and DCLG, managing director of a consulting business, commercial development director for a major financial services company, deputy chief executive of a county council (including many multi-agency boards), local government executive head-hunter and advisor, and local government sector strategist for a FTSE-50 company.

As a non-exec for over 20 years he has chaired arts organisations, served as a director and audit chair for a world-class research institute, and been a governor and committee chair (audit, then finance & commercial) for London's leading adult education college.

Jonathan is an alumnus of the Cabinet Office top management programme and a fellow of the OR Society, Chartered Management Institute, Institute of Directors and the RSA. He has carried out top team and board strategy work for a range of public, private and charitable organisations.

Twitter: @jonathanflowers