Jon is a Lecturer in Finance at the University of Toronto, and has taught courses on hedge funds and broker-dealers, derivatives and corporate finance. Jon is a qualified lawyer in Canada and England, a member of the New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is a Chartered Investment Manager. He sits on the investment committee of an endowment and pension, and is a member of a working group on financial stability and systemic risk at the Federal Reserve.
Jon was Vice-President and Counsel for Citigroup in London, U.K., and has advised and represented leading asset managers and banks globally. Jon holds an MBA from Oxford University and a law degree from Queen's University. Jon is currently completing a book for the American Bar Association Press entitled “U.S. and International Hedge Funds” and is the author of “When Prime Brokers Fail” published by Bloomberg Press. He has also co-founded a Fintech start-up focused on alternative investments.