Jon Godfray

Group Chief Operating Officer

Jon Godfray

Jon has been Barbican's COO since joining Barbican in July 2008 as one of the founding directors.

Jon is business graduate who began his career as a management accountant in the UK transport industry before moving on to head up the commercial products division at the RAC motoring organisation. In 1998 he was recruited to Citibank; responsible for services to global corporations and financial institutions. From here, he moved on to become head of operations for Royal Sun Alliance‚Äôs London and specialist businesses, managing more than 600 staff. Jon also secured an MA in Marketing during this period.

His last role with RSA saw him head up the marine insurance division. In 2002 Jon was appointed head of operations for Endurance Worldwide in London, responsible for claims, policy services and all aspects of business administration. Subsequently becoming chief operations officer taking management responsibility for the property and marine business units before becoming overall platform leader in 2007.