Jonathan currently works as a senior researcher with the Committee to Protect Journalists.

He previously worked as a Research Associate with the Peace Operations and Peacebuilding division of the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), and as a United Nations correspondent and freelance journalist focused on climate governance, sustainable development, and conflict prevention.

He holds a Master of Global Affairs graduate degree from the University of Toronto focused on building resilience to violent extremism and conflict sensitive investment, as well as a bachelor’s degree in history and political science from McGill University.