Jonathan Cawood

Jonathan Cawood


Jonathan is the lead Partner of Strategy& for Africa.  He’s a member of the firm’s leadership team for Government and leads the firm’s Energy & Utilities and the International Donor sectors for Africa. As a senior partner with more than 30 years’ experience, he has directed a wide range of strategic and transformational engagements across the continent. 

He has advised many large domestic and multinational enterprises across the power, transport, cities, water, healthcare, national, state and local governments. Jonathan has worked with executives to transform national ministries and related entities, assisted in the design and implementation of renewable energy programs, business and operating model transformation, turnarounds, strategic alignment of infrastructure investments and large complex capital portfolios at utility and city level. Solving unstructured problems, systems and design thinking, innovation and strategic facilitation are core strengths.

He has worked at executive level with the European Union and the World Bank. He holds an MBA and a B.Comm degree in Accounting, both from the University of Pretoria.

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