Deputy CEO

Jonah Grunsell

About Jonah

Jonah supports on the overall strategic direction of Aleron along with leading a number of client engagements. Drawing on over 18 years’ experience of strategy, performance improvement and organisational development within the private, public, and voluntary sectors, Jonah has a deeply personal and engaging approach to change and transformation. Jonah supports clients with rigorous strategy development, efficiency and effectiveness reviews, fundraising strategies, qualitative and quantitative analysis, and programme management.

Jonah started his career at Accenture as a public-sector strategy consultant, before going on to hold several senior roles with a range of global management consultancies, including KPMG and A.T. Kearney, specialising in public and voluntary sector change and transformation. Clients have included BT, Macmillan Cancer Support, The British Heart Foundation, The Royal British Legion, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, Brunei Ministry of Education, GEMS Education, Ark Schools, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, virtually every UK central government department and a wide variety of local authorities and delivery agencies. Prior to consulting he performed the role of Senior Parliamentary Officer for the national disability charity Scope.

Jonah graduated from The University of Liverpool with a BA(Hons) in Politics, and is a trained facilitator, trainer and coach. He speaks conversational Spanish.

Recent projects

  • Led an organisation wide strategic efficiency and effectiveness review for a large national healthcare research charity.
  • Led the development of a new income generation strategy for a large cardiovascular research charity in the UK, including the design of new processes, structures and ways of working.
  • Worked with a global philanthropic foundation in the redesign and restructure of a global malaria partnership.