Jonny Searle MBE

Jonny has a unique breadth of experience in a variety of industries, giving him over 25 years of diverse and comprehensive insight.

Previously he has worked as a private practice lawyer in the leading City firm Ashurst, after which he acted as General Counsel and Company Secretary to Modern Times Group, an international entertainment business. Prior to this Jonny was an Olympic Gold Medallist and World Champion while competing in the British rowing team between 1989 and 1999, an avocation he maintains to this day, alongside amateur bridge.

He has also held a range of leadership positions as co-founder of the Sports Law Group at Ashurst, General Counsel, Deputy-Chair of the Board of the Association for Commercial Television in Europe and Steward of Henley Royal Regatta.

Jonny sits within Coode’s coaching practice, focusing on Executive Coaching of senior leaders and their teams to facilitate higher performance and effectiveness through a process founded on belief, challenge and guidance.

He is an Oxford graduate and qualified as a coach through the Lane 4 Coaching for Performance Excellence Programme.