Jonathan Besser

Managing Director

Jonathan is a Managing Director at Duke CE. He has significant experience and expertise supporting clients in all aspects of learning & development, organizational and management development. Jonathan partners with clients and colleagues through the diagnostics, design and delivery of highly experiential learning solutions.

Over the last 14 years, Jonathan has partnered with a diverse range of clients from the healthcare, engineering, finance, FMCG, insurance, media & advertising, mining, oil & gas, pharmaceutical and telecommunications industries.

Jonathan is an experienced diagnostician, facilitator, mentor and coach. He brings a co-creative and collaborative approach to Duke CE’s clients.

Prior to joining Duke CE in 2017, he worked in-house as the Head of Learning & Development for an organization. This is his second stint with Duke CE (previous was 2005-2012).

Jonathan has worked in over 40 countries, with significant time spent in South Africa, Europe, Asia and the USA. He lives in southwest London with his wife Olivia, two daughters Charlotte and Alice, and two ageing cats Charlie and Simbad. Outside of work, Jonathan enjoys time with the family and training and completing the occasional triathlon (slowly).