Jonny Ball is Special Adviser to the Director General at the IoD.
Jonny graduated from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth in 2001 having read International Politics and Strategic Studies. Prior to joining the IoD he lead the national account management team at the MOD, building relationships between large UK organisations and Defence on the values and benefits of the Armed Forces Covenant (AFC). Before the MOD, he spent the best part of a decade representing Members of Parliament in political campaigns.
He is also an Army Reservist, and has completed operational tours of Northern Ireland and Afghanistan. Following his tour of Afghanistan, in 2013 he was awarded a Commander Land Forces Commendation for his work as a Pashto Linguist and Intelligence Analyst. He continues to serve in the Army Reserve and is proud of the IoD’s commitment to the AFC.