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Jonathan Gawthrop

Director of Health, Safety and Wellbeing,
EMCOR UK

East of England Leadership Board

An experienced board-level operator, Jonathan Gawthrop is Director for Health Safety and Wellbeing Director for EMCOR UK.

Jonathan has been with the national facilities management business since 2011, moving to his current position from a regional operational role.

Previously a Managing Director for a catering organisation, Jonathan is responsible for the development and practical application of his EMCOR UK’s strategy for health, safety and wellbeing and is the chair of its national health and safety forum.

NEBOSH-qualified and a specialist member of IIRSM, he has a masters degree in behaviour change and is a PhD student studying organisational health and wellbeing.

A member of the BSI national committee for Occupational Health and Safety ISO 45001, Jonathan acts as an advisory board member for a number of cross-industry panels working together to evolve safety and wellbeing throughout the UK.

Based near Norwich, Jonathan is married with children and two grandchildren. His passions outside work include music, literature, exercise and walking his dog.