Regional Managing Director, Asia Pacific
Jonathon joined Vistra in February 2010 and has been a member of the Group’s Global Executive Committee since 2011. Jonathon has held a number of leadership positions including the Global Head of Company Formations and the Regional Head of the Corporate & Private Clients. He is currently the Group Managing Director for Asia Pacific with responsibility for the setting the region’s strategic growth agenda, including the transformation of the operating model. He has ultimate responsibility for the Asia Pacific P&L and also oversees the Group’s five Global Shared Service Centres.
During Jonathon’s tenure, Vistra has expanded from five to forty seven jurisdictions with a commensurate increase in revenues, profit and employees.
Jonathon has over 20 years of experience in a range of corporate strategy, consulting and strategic business development roles in a career that has taken him throughout Asia Pacific, including Sydney, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Jonathon has worked across the financial & professional services industries and prior to joining the Group and worked at PwC for 7 years in a range of strategic business development, consulting and leadership roles.
Jonathon maintains and develops a number of senior level client relationships and is a regular commentator on the key trends, developments and future direction of the industry.
Jonathon holds a Bachelor of Business degree from the University of Newcastle, Australia and has an Executive MBA through the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM). Jonathon played professional rugby in Japan and picked up has conversational Japanese language skills along the way.
14 October 2019
An opinion piece co-authored by Jonathon Clifton, Regional Managing Director, Asia Pacific, and Sherrie Dai, Managing Director, North Asia, Vistra, was recently published in…
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