Whilst still a University student, Jonathan set up one of Malta’s first events company with a regular line-up of popular events. He was also involved in various projects such as the production of TV programmes and marketing consultancy work. After obtaining his first degree Jonathan worked freelance on various retail marketing projects.
In 2000 Jonathan moved overseas and worked as a Business Development Manager with a leading Aviation GSA company in Sydney and New York. He returned to Malta after a four-year period to pursue new business ideas. These included the setting up of, at the time, a leading travel portal; ChooseMalta.com and various other projects and appointments.
In 2008, Jonathan co-founded Trilogy Ltd, the franchisee for the Tommy Hilfiger & Armani Jeans brands in Malta. Jonathan handled the company’s strategic development, marketing and external relations. By the time, (June 2015), Jonathan decided to move on and divest of his shareholding, the company had a leading market position with a number of monobrand stores.
Directorships and Appointments
Founder & Executive Producer – Teatru Unplugged, Manoel Theatre (1998 – present date)
Non-executive director – Malta Film Commission (2005-2007)
Chairman – Retail Marketing/Carrefour Supermarkets, Malta (2006-2009)
Board member – Aviation Supervisory Committee within Transport Malta (2010-2013)
National Candidate – European Parliamentary elections (May 2014)
Trustee – Richmond Foundation (2014 – present date)
Bachelor of Commerce: Management, Banking and Finance (University of Malta)
Masters degree in Business Administration (University of Malta)