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 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.
Jonathon Clifton and Sherrie Dai publishes opinion piece in South China Morning Post
14 Oct 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 South China Morning Post, examining the trends of Chinese outbound investment…
Jonathon Clifton Interviewed by Asian Private Banker on Trends Towards Mid-shore Jurisdictions
16 Apr 2019
Jonathon Clifton Interviewed by South China Morning Post
18 Dec 2018
Offshore Faces Push to Demonstrate Credibility
14 Dec 2017
'Creating Value: BVI’s Global Contribution' – Capital Economics Report Released
05 Jul 2017
Vistra 2020 Featured in Guernsey Press
13 Jun 2017