Jonathon Peatfield, Chief Executive Officer, Life Education NSW/ACT.

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Jonathon is an ASF Alumni Ambassador. In 2022, Jonathan was the recipient of the McKinsey Executive Leadership Program Scholarship.

Jonathon Peatfield is the Chief Executive Officer of Life Education NSW/ACT. He manages a team of 80 people delivering health and wellbeing programs to children right across NSW, with support from the infamous mascot Healthy Harold.

Early in his career Jono spent seven years in sales leadership and national account management with national hardware business the Otter Group. He then moved into the NFP sector after a close friend started batyr, a social enterprise that focuses on preventative education in young people’s mental health. Helping to scale the organisation through funding, clear strategic planning and building great culture.
Recently, Jono has been working with the Thrive by Five movement to promote equitable, affordable and accessible access to early learning so that every child can thrive.
Jonathon lives in rural NSW, is a natural leader with a passion and commitment to assisting young people in the community.

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McKinsey Executive Leadership Program, McKinsey & Company (2022)

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