Jonathon Clifton

Regional Managing Director, Asia Pacific

Jonathon Clifton

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 Global Head of Company Formations and Regional Head of Corporate & Private Clients. He is currently Regional Managing Director for Asia Pacific, responsible for setting the region’s strategic growth agenda, including transformation of the operating model, with ultimate responsibility for the Asia Pacific P&L. He also oversees Vistra’s five global Shared Service Centres.

During Jonathon’s tenure, Vistra has expanded its global presence from five to 47 jurisdictions with a commensurate increase in revenues, profit and employees.

Jonathon has over 20 years of experience in the financial and professional services industries across a range of corporate strategy, consulting and strategic business development roles throughout Asia Pacific, including Sydney, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Prior to joining Vistra, he worked at PwC for seven 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 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 speaks conversational Japanese.

More Insights