Jonathan Jackson

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COO and CFO, Plimsoll Productions

As COO/CFO at Plimsoll, Jonathan is focused on maximising commercial opportunities that arise from the creation of content. 

He has 25+ years of strategic, operational, and financial experience in the media and entertainment industry, with a career that spans Television, Music and Live Events. Prior to Plimsoll, he spent 6 Years at DRG, then the UK’s largest independent international TV distributor. As COO, Jonathan acted as business partner to the CEO, adding rigor to strategic decisions, devising, and implementing growth objectives. He was then appointed Managing Director, leading DRG through a successful sale process.

Jonathan has held senior financial roles at BBC Studios and C4 and prior to DRG, spent 4 years at Ingenious Media, an investment house, advising companies like 19 Entertainment, the creator of American Idol, and Cream, the dance music brand, both pre and post-funding.

Jonathan is a qualified accountant and has an MBA from Bath University.