Jon is the Anchor Host of 'Smart Money' on Sky News Business Channel.

It's a weekly live show that shows businesses how innovation, sustainability and efficiency can improve the profitability of their operations.

In addition to hosting the show, Jon is also the writer and Executive Producer of the programme.


In 1988 Jon founded the charity Rock Aid Armenia. In 1991, Jon co-founded Planet Ark with his good friend Pat Cash and ran the organisation for 15 years.

In 2007, Jon and Pat then founded DoSomething with Tina Jackson. Jon is the Managing Director of the charity.

In 2013, Jon and Olivia Newton-John co-founded One Tree Per Child. Jon is the Global Director for the initiative.


Jon and Olivia Newton-John co-founded Australia’s National Tree Day. When Jon and Olivia fronted the initiative, more than 10 million trees were planted.

Jon also founded DoSomething Day, National Recycling Week and National Op Shop Week.

Every time an Australian switches on a light or washes their clothes they are affected by the change that Jon has initiated. In addition to driving the bans of incandescent light bulbs and phosphates in laundry detergents, Jon has played a key role in the banning of plastic bags and microbeads.

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