Mr Tony Jones
Tony is an experienced business advisor and has held senior Board positions in a number of UK businesses. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a graduate of the University of Nottingham.
Tony began his career at Pricewaterhouse Coopers in the East Midlands in 1980 after which he became Finance Director within the Sears plc retail conglomerate. He then served as Group Finance and Operations Director of Camelot Group plc, subsequently working in a number of private equity owned businesses including Wyevale Garden Centres and also setting up his own independent business consulting firm. Tony has acted as Chairman and non-executive director of a number of retail businesses, as adviser to a global investment firm and, as a consultant to the European Lotteries Association.
Currently Tony is consultant to a leading merger broker and non-executive adviser to a retail technology business. He chair’s the Finance Audit and Risk Committee at the Foundation.
An East Midlands man, Tony still lives locally with his wife and is parent of two former LGS boys. He is a former Chairman of Loughborough Round Table, a passionate Leicester Tigers fan, an active cyclist and a keen but infrequent golfer.