Jonathan Freegard

Consultancy and Research
Principal Consultant

Principal Consultant Jon joined Skills for Health in 2022 from Network Rail, having worked as the Wales & Western Strategic Workforce Planning Manager.

Prior to Network Rail, Jon worked for Wiltshire Police. Initially joining his home force in 2008 as a Control Room Operator, taking 999 calls and dispatching officers, Jon went on to progress in a career in HR, specialising in workforce planning across a range of portfolios. In his final role with the police, Jon was the Head of People Development, responsible for the provision of training and development across the organisation. Jon’s education and professional registrations reflect his interest in workforce development, holding an honours degree in combined social sciences and being an associate member of the CIPD.

Outside of work, Jon values his time with his wife, two children and various pets. Quality time dedicated to walking the family dogs, being together in the garden or park, travelling to the coast or cooking family meals. Jon also follows various sports and enjoys keeping up to date with current affairs through news, books, articles and documentaries.