Jonathan Jones is a Director and the Head of Investment Talent Development (ITD) for Point72. In this role, Mr. Jones leads the Firm’s mission to identify and recruit the industry’s brightest talent at all levels, from the Point72 Academy to experienced Investment Professionals.
Mr. Jones joined Point72 from BlackRock, where he was the Global Head of Lateral Recruiting. He was previously BlackRock’s Global Head of Campus Recruiting, helping the company rethink the scalability, diversity, quality, and efficiency of their hiring efforts, and improving analyst career growth and development. Before BlackRock, Mr. Jones worked at Goldman Sachs in the Human Capital Management and Operations divisions. In his more than 16 years at Goldman, he spent time supporting the firm’s commodity derivatives business before going on to hold various leadership roles in recruiting, including Head of Recruiting for EMEA and Global Head of Recruiting for the Investment Banking Division.
Mr. Jones earned his Master’s in Physics from Oxford University, where he played soccer for Oxford’s Varsity ‘Blues’ team and was captain of St Hugh’s College.