Professor Jonathan H Deacon PhD – University of South Wales
Jonathan is Professor of Marketing at the University of South Wales where he leads research on how entrepreneurial firms ‘create markets’ and how firms market in turbulent times, he has recently been appointed academic director of ‘Exchange’, the USW Business Growth Hub. However, Jonathan’s career prior to academia was within business – especially high growth, new venture starts and is a non executive board member of a number of businesses. Jonathan is an acknowledged global ‘thought leader’ at the interface between Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Management. He is global vice chair of the board of trustees and fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and board member of the European Marketing Congress. For relaxation he ‘enjoys’ adventure sports.