Jon has been married 36 years and lives with his family in Bradford on Avon. After Graduating from Cardiff University in 1979 Jon worked as an Optometrist in Swindon, Bath and Bristol. He also did sessional work at the Royal United Hospital in Bath.
Jon joined Haine & Smith as an employee in 1985, becoming a partner in 1998. He is especially interested in providing excellence in eyecare and eyewear and in the early detection of treatable eye disease. Jon is past Chairman of the Wiltshire Local Optical Committee which represents eyecare professionals throughout Swindon and Wiltshire and continues to be a Committee member.