Jonathan has more than 25 years of academic, policy development and consultancy experience as a research economist, analyst and project manager.
His portfolio of studies demonstrates detailed expertise from a wide range of research and evaluation work involving the arts, heritage, museum and cultural sectors. Jonathan specialises in research reviews and evaluations, business planning and organisational review, and assessing and evaluating economic, social and community impacts derived from public and commercial investments, projects and programmes.
Prior to founding Durnin Research in November 2018, Jonathan co-founded and ran DC Research Ltd, stepping down as a Director in 2018.
Previously, he held senior roles with Regeneris Consulting and Experian, senior policy posts with Cumbria County Council and before that research posts at the Centre for Regional Economic Development (now part of the University of Cumbria).
Jonathan is a Fellow of the Regional Studies Association, a Member of the Institute of Economic Development, and is the current Chairman of Welland Valley Cycling Club.
See below for Jonathan’s current project CV: