Jonathan Gravells

Fargo Associates

Jonathan runs his own UK-based consultancy business, Fargo Associates, which specialises in helping individuals, teams and organisations learn how to realise change more successfully. His work includes developing in-house coaching and mentoring schemes, as well as undertaking individual executive coaching assignments and senior team development He also devotes some of his time to mentoring start-up businesses and coaching senior managers in charities on a voluntary basis.

Prior to setting up Fargo, Jonathan was Director of HR at Carlsberg-Tetley and Group H.R. Director at Express Dairies plc, following an early career spent in both H.R. and line management roles with Pilkingtons and Tube Investments. He has been an independent consultant for the last 8 years.
Jonathan has an MSc. in Mentoring and Coaching from Sheffield Hallam University, is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and is accredited as a coach at Master Practitioner level by the European Mentoring and Coaching Council.

Jonathan is co-author of “Mentoring in Further Education”, “Leadership and Leading Teams in Lifelong Learning”, “An A to Z for Every Manager in FE” and a number of articles and case studies on mentoring, change and leadership. He is married with three children and lives near Lichfield in Staffordshire.