Jon Grubb – Chairman
Jon Grubb is the owner and managing director of Grubb Street Media and has worked in the media industry for 22 years. His career has included time in newspapers in Buckinghamshire, Gloucester and Nottingham. For the last ten years he has been an Editor on Lincolnshire newspapers, both in Scunthorpe and latterly in Lincoln. During the five years editing the Lincolnshire Echo, the paper accrued a number of national and regional press awards and accolades for its design and content.
He is currently a Senior Visiting Fellow of the University of Lincoln Business School and the Media Faculty, Member of the Lincoln Cathedral Business Advisory Group, Lay governor at Lincoln College, Member of the Lincolnshire Business Convention Organising Committee, Member of the Board of Lincolnshire Crimestoppers and Chairman of Lincoln Book Festival.
As the former Chairman of Visit Lincolnshire Jon also has a wide knowledge of the county, its people, geography and visitor economy. Jon grew up in Lincolnshire and attended school in Louth. He is married with two sons and lives in Heckington.
Jon became Chairman of Active Lincolnshires Partnership at the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 26th September 2012.