Jonathan is starting as the first Chief Executive Officer of the organisation and brings a unique combination of strategic, operational and creative flair to the NZESF. NZESF is the official NSO for Esports in Aotearoa New Zealand.
As the former CEO of New Zealand Industry Qualifications, Jonathan has a passion for creating opportunities and outcomes and has been working to raise the national standard in computer literacy and computer skills in New Zealand schools. Jonathan has been a life-long gamer and involved in the esports scene since its inception in New Zealand. With first-hand experience of the industry from an athletes perspective, Jonathan is positioned to help take Esports to new heights.
Jonathan’s game of choice as a creator is League of Legends.
My experience as a gamer drives my passion of ensuring that future generations of gamers have legitimate pathways forward in life, whether that be through existing industries such as game development or developing industries such as esports entertainment or pro gaming.