Jonathan Stone, Partner, People Advisory, Talent & Performance

Jonathan Stone

Partner, People Advisory, Talent & Performance



+61 3 9605 8030

+61 3 6234 2499


Jonathan helps leaders and organisations continuously develop, adapt and grow to be fit for and thrive in their complex, ambiguous, and volatile context.

He works with organisations and leaders to develop, focus and deploy workforce and leadership strategy, through identifying the systems, processes, incentives, capabilities, leadership and teaming required to deliver sustainable results. Jonathan and his team help clients adjust to their most adaptive problems, through a combination of collaboration, design and acceleration.

At BDO, Jonathan works with leading organisations in the commercial, government and non-profit sectors – from defining a new strategy, designing a cultural change program, creating a new operating model, or delivering highly complex, mission critical programs of work.


  • Leadership strategy, assessment and accelerated solution design 
  • Workforce planning
  • Team facilitation, coaching and agile team deployment
  • Process improvement through Human Centred Design
  • Measurement
  • Business advisory
  • Cultural change
  • Operating model and organisational redesign


  • Healthcare
  • Government and public sector
  • FMCG
  • Manufacturing and wholesale
  • Natural resources - Mining
  • Professional services
  • Retail.

Key assignments

  • Operating model and workforce planning for the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA)
  • Executive team development, clinical redesign, and organisational redesign for a  large regional hospital and health service
  • Strategy development and activation for a professional services firm
  • Delivery of an Ethics and Integrity leadership framework and development program for the Victorian Public Sector
  • Development of organisational values and capability frameworks and accelerated development for multiple government departments and organisations in various sectors
  • Post-merger integration support for CEO, CFO and Executive team of international FMCG manufacturer


  • Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science
  • Certified Facilitator of DDI’s Workforce and Leadership Development programmes
  • Certified Targeted Selection®
  • Certified Card Sort Analyst (Success ProfilesSM)
  • Certified Hogan practitioner
  • Certified MBTI, HBDI, DISC and EQ practitioner.