Mr Jonathan Paul BackLLB, BCL
Mr. Jonathan Back is a qualified solicitor in England and Wales. Prior to working as a lawyer, Jonathan graduated from Oxford University having won the Vinerian Scholarship for the best performance in the Bachelor of Civil Laws degree.
Jonathan has over 18 years of experience in law and finance internationally, having spent significant periods in Europe, Hong Kong and Australia.
Jonathan first worked as a lawyer for the leading UK firm Linklaters for 4 years, specializing in large project finance transactions. This included the acquisition of the Gladstone Power Station in Queensland by a consortium expanding the Boyne Island aluminium smelter. Jonathan then worked for Schroders in the UK and in Hong Kong where he also focused on large infrastructure and energy projects including large power station projects in Portugal and the UK as well as port and energy projects across Australia and Asia.
Following this Jonathan worked with Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong focusing on raising equity capital for telecoms and technology companies. Jonathan was then recruited by JPMorgan to join their equity team in Hong Kong, which he ran until 2007. During this time he worked on numerous transactions across different industries.
Jonathan was appointed to the board in 4 September 2008 and has been Chairman since 1 February 2010