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Dr Jonathan A.J. Wilson

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Dr Jonathan A.J. Wilson is an Associate Member of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Islamic Finance & Diversity in Financial Markets.

Dr Jonathan A.J. Wilson has 20 years of industry and academic professional experience, which has taken him throughout Europe, the Muslim world, and Asia. He has a chemistry degree, an MBA, and his doctorate investigates global brand management and cultural phenomena, using Aristotelian thought. Jon writes, speaks and collaborates widely on issues and projects within the following areas: advertising, branding, public relations, marketing communications, leadership and management, consumer behaviour, creativity and hybridization, halal and Islamic business elements.

Since joining the University of Greenwich, Jon has spoken at conferences on over 70 occasions to academics and practitioners in: Albania, Azerbaijan, Croatia, Ethiopia, France, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Serbia, Singapore, Spain, United Arab Emirates, and Uzbekistan amongst other countries. He has published over 100 pieces of work – winning several awards. Jon blogs for The Huffington Post and is Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Islamic Marketing – an international academic journal examining the new wave of marketing to Muslim minority and majority markets. He is also an Associate Member of the UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Islamic Finance & Diversity in Financial Markets.

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