Jonny Jacobs

Head of Finance, M&S Foods

Jonny is Head of Finance at M&S Foods where he leads the team to deliver the growth and transformation agenda. Prior to this he led Strategy and Transformation for pladis UK&I, the global snacking company that brings together iconic brands including McVitie's and Godiva. During his time at pladis Jonny was CFO for the North America business and led UK&I Supply Chain Finance.

Jonny has a keen interest in Mental Wellbeing. He believes business has a big role to play in supporting people during challenging times and promoting positive mental fitness. Jonny was the architect of the Mental Health initiative at pladis which led to the national "Let's Talk" partnership between McVitie's and mental health charity, Mind. Jonny’s passion for this has extended with his involvement as a Trustee for the Mental Health Foundation, and Advisory Board for Europe's largest Mental Health summit Mad World, and a Trustee of UK disability charity, Aspire.