Jon Wakeford

Group Corporate Affairs Director, UPP

Jon is Group Corporate Affairs Director at the University Partnerships Programme (UPP) and the Chair of the UPP Foundation; an independent charity offering grants to universities, charities and other higher education bodies. Jon has more than 25 years’ experience in the higher education sector and has played a critical role in raising the £3bn of investment deployed by UPP in the UK Higher Education sector since 1998. Jon has been a Commissioner since 2012 when the Commission was established.