Founder/Director, True North Excellence
Jon’s focus is supporting organisations to sustain their Operational Excellence efforts by inspiring and developing their people through best practice learning experiences.
Jon has spent two decades in education and training. From 2005 he developed lean training programmes and events for The Manufacturing Institute and the UK’s Manufacturing Advisory Service. During this time Jon launched the Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence in the UK. Jon has created and directed internationally lean conferences and awards, was Editorial Director of the Lean Management Journal and chair of the World Class Manufacturing awards progamme.
Jon established True North Excellence in 2013 and in 2015 Jon was appointed UK President for the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME).