Jonathan Thornton - CCF Patron
Jonathan was a founder member of the original CCF council of reference and has been a CCF supporter for many years. He was a Philosophy, Politics & Economics student and a member of the Oxford University Conservative Association in the late-1960's. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant and gaining an MBA, he worked in 3i and Close Brothers as an investment manager/director and is now involved as a director of Albion Development VCT plc and as a Trustee and Investment Committee Chair of the Ibex Investment Capital Fund (which specializes in financing small companies in less affluent countries). He was church warden of St James, Muswell Hill for 21 years and has been Treasurer of Interserve International and on the Board/Council of Evangelical Alliance since 1999.
He has been married to Caroline since 1973 and has two grown up sons, both Christians, but only one a Conservative!