Jonathan has been a director of Balmoral since 1988. He was born and educated in England. In 1970 he moved to Melbourne to establish an office for Chesterton & Sons, a London based firm of Chartered Surveyors. In 1973 he founded Kane Constructions, was Managing Director until 2001 and remains as Chairman. He is Past State and National President (1992 – 1995) of the Retirement Village Association, Life Member of the Retirement Living Council and a pioneer of the industry. He was a Director and then Chair of of Holmesglen College of TAFE between 2007 and 2013. He is a Past President (1998 – 2000) and now Honorary Life Member of the Master Builders Association of Victoria. He was a Director of Incolink, the building industry redundancy fund in Victoria (1996 – 2006) and Over Fifty Group Ltd and The Over 50’s Mutual Friendly Society (1999 -2007).