Raised in a family ag-retail business in south-western Ontario, Jon has roots servicing primary agriculture. He has been an entrepreneur, owning a software company providing business systems to grain & crop inputs entities, and a consultant advising international AgTech companies.
Jonathan spent the bulk of his career, however, in the crop life sector with multinationals such as Syngenta, and eventually as President of Nufarm Canada. Jon has served on the industry boards of CropLife Canada and CleanFarms Canada. He joined ATB in August 2019 as Head of Agriculture, where he leads a dedicated team focused solely on banking solutions for the sector. He holds a B.Sc. from the University of Guelph, and an MBA from the University of British Columbia.