Jon Pickles

Finance Director

He is an experienced Finance Director with a strong background in technology and learning companies with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity fundraising, business coaching, financial and HR management.

Prior to joining Cavendish Education, Jon was Finance Director of ILX Group PLC, an AIM-quoted training and technology business with operations in Australia, New Zealand, Dubai, Denmark, mainland Europe, and the United States.

Jon supports Cavendish and its schools in all areas of financial management and planning.

He is a Chartered Management Accountant and has a degree in Mathematics and Philosophy from King’s College London.

Jon is also a Governor at St James Independent Schools where he holds the responsibility for finance across all schools, chairs the Bursary Committee, and is Trustee of the Pension Fund.