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Jon Manson

Non-Executive Chairman

(He/Him)

Experience
I was the founder and chief executive of Manson Insurance Group which was sold to Jelf Group PLC in 2008. I've enjoyed a successful career spanning over four decades in the Retail Financial Services sector, before joining MERJE in a non-executive capacity to provide commercial and strategic advice to support the growth and development of the business.

Sectors
Aside from my Insurance background, I have a very strong network across the wider Financial Services markets including Wealth/Investment Management, Corporate Finance and Management Consulting.

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