Meet The Team

Meet The Team

Our Team

Jon Johnson – Managing Director

Lead Business Consultant

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About Jon

Jon holds a BSc in Business Management, Teacher training qualification, BASIS and is currently studying for his MSc in Psychology.

Jon is an entrepreneur at heart having set up his first business at 16 years of age, brought up on a family farm, hard work and determination forged his way in agricultural consultancy and agronomy. His passion for the development of people led to the successful Education Training Centre for young people developed in 2009. He has since undertaken property development projects and engaged in politics at local and national levels whilst developing a consultancy business, working with a wide range of sectors from Manufacturing to Technical Developers.

Jon founded Mountain Perspective in 2015, blending business support and the outdoor environment. Today, Mountain Perspective fulfils contracts with local authorities across the West Midlands, Central Government and a wide range of commercial companies. Jon has a passion for making a difference and works with several charities and social enterprises. Engaging in the development of young people is still a priority, Jon is an Enterprise Advisor for Hereford and Ludlow and North Shropshire College, and an Advisor for Young Enterprise.

Inspirational Speaking

Jon is a fantastic inspirational speaker and has encouraged many people with his story. His passion for people, humility, leadership, and authority is a unique blend and makes him easy to listen to and connect with. Reach out today if you would like to book Jon to speak at your event.

Gemma Johnson – Assistant Director

Senior Project Manager & Executive Coach

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About Gemma

Gemma has 25 years experience in coaching and project management which means she understands business and loves people!

With academic qualifications in Design and Project Management (Prince 2), C-me Accreditation and is a PGCert Level 7 qualified mentor and coach, she is a member of the Coaching and Chartered Institute of Waste Management (CIWM).

During her career Gemma has worked within education, teaching, tutoring and developing alternative educational pathways for young people, delivered projects for the police force and local authority. She has managed the delivery of broadband to rural and hard to reach areas, developed a network of community hubs and delivered wellbeing strategies in a number of settings.

She loves networking with a wide range of professionals at all levels. She has developed a wealth of knowledge and skills, giving her an agile and flexible approach to projects and business development.

Gemma currently delivers C-me workshops for MP, she says that leading training and transformation is always a privilege. The C-me profiles not only give a fantastic foundation for a team communication and resilience workshop, they also help individuals understand their behaviour and gain confidence in their strengths. Furthermore, creating self-aware, resilient leaders and managers.

When Gemma is not at MP, she is a Project Manager for local partnerships with the climate team, supporting the Welsh Government on the delivery of their target of zero waste by 2050.

Gemma recently founded the Hereford Business Ladies Lunch, which is a relaxed networking forum for women. Inspired by the effects of the pandemic creating home working and reduced connectivity, paired with the fact that networking events are often not at convenient times for busy working mums. The lunches have been a great success and are a hive of creativity, collaboration and support.

To relax, Gemma loves nothing more than a bit of interior design, a white sandy beach and of course making memories and having fun with her family.

Kate Tofield 

 Executive Assistant

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About Kate

Kate joined our team in May 2024, bringing with her 20 years of experience in administration and personal assistance. She thrives in team settings and enjoys the office environment.

After completing her A-Levels, Kate chose the apprentice route and achieved NVQ Levels 2 and 3 in Business and Administration, along with qualifications in Word Processing Level 1 and Text Processing Levels 1 and 2. She then went on to complete her NVQ Level 3 in Customer Service.

Kate’s career spans various roles in the training and education sectors, including administration, secretarial, reception, and customer service. She also spent 14 years in the motor trade, where she supported sales administration, finance, compliance, and due diligence.

At Mountain Perspective, Kate excels in client engagement, event scheduling, and general office administration. Outside of work, she is passionate about theatre, performing in productions in Herefordshire. She also enjoys walking and spending quality time with friends and family.


"It has been great to have a wise head to throw our situation, dreams and frustrations at to discuss, make sense of and plan a way forward."

Business Owner SME (Retail)

"I have found working with Jon supportive and inspirational; guiding me through a difficult period and helping me to make clear decisions that have had a positive effect in my work life. My personal life has been strengthened and I have gained tools that will live with me forever."

Head Teacher Primary School

"Before meeting Jon, I was struggling to see the wood for the trees. However, having met with him on several occasions he understood me and my business quickly which allowed us to create a clear business path promoting on my key objectives of growth and strengthen for the business."

Elwyn Roberts Managing Director, Durabase

“A Mountain Experience day gives you really valuable time spent away from the office with no unwanted distractions. It gives you time so you can evaluate, appraise, and consider new opportunities and areas of potential! This was what I was hoping to get from the day - so a great result!”

Ian Woodley Astound Studios

"The service Jon has provided to our charity and me as a Director, has not only been beneficial but quite revolutionary. It has been a great place for support and guidance. Receiving bespoke training, mentoring and advice in this role has really helped with Governance and leading teams, and volunteers."

Esther Branco Dias The Purim Trust UK

"Working with Jon has been hugely beneficial for me. With his help, I have been able to focus on the areas of my business that I enjoy and bring in more revenue, outsourcing tasks which I had convinced myself that only I could do."

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