Articles by Jonathon Peatfield

Jonathon (Jono) grew up in rural NSW, is a natural leader with a passion and commitment to assisting young people in the community. He is the lucky father of two and wants them, along with all kids to grow up feeling empowered to be the best versions of themselves that they can be.

Jono has been working with the Thrive by Five movement to promote equitable and affordable access to early learning so that every child can thrive. After a career in sales and account management in the commercial sector, Jonathon followed his passion and joined batyr (a social enterprise that focuses on preventative education in the area of young people’s mental health) as their Head of Partnerships in 2015.

Having supported and lead significant growth in the organisation, Jonathon took on a new leadership role as CEO of Life Education NSW/ACT, looking to build on the iconic Healthy Harold program, ensuring that kids are empowered to make healthy and safe decisions. Life Education engages around 280,00 students across NSW/ACT each year focusing on physical, social and emotional wellbeing, supporting schools and teachers to equip kids with vital life skills.

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