Jonathan is responsible for their external venture and fund investments. Prior to this, he was a Venture Director at Castrol Innoventures and previously a partner in a UK-US venture fund focused on creating and growing technology companies in multiple sectors. He has been involved in corporate venturing since the internet boom of the late 1990′s when he worked for Schott Glas in Germany, before moving to the UK to join the ventures team of QinetiQ a global defence and security technology business. He has helped create, run and sell the companies he has been involved in – and is familiar with many technologies and business models. Jonathan graduated from Oxford with a Doctorate in chemistry.