Eckart brings over fifty years of risk management and insurance knowledge, experience, perspective and insights to TERN Financial Group. Throughout his unparalleled career he has been a true pioneer and leader across all facets of the insurance business: broking, underwriting, claims management and advocacy, alternative risk finance, captive insurance, corporate risk finance, enterprise risk, commodity and foreign exchange risk management.
He has been recognized for his excellence on several occasions, notably Business Insurance Risk Manager of the Year (1973), Power Broker of the Year in the Transportation Segment (2008) and the David Frees Award of the Rail Risk Management Association (2012).
Jonathan is an experienced businessman with an international track record in the service sector as well as significant community involvement. He is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Exchange Data International Limited, a financial data provider with operations on three continents. Since 1992 he has acted as a consultant providing strategic direction and advice to a diverse group of clients including an investment holding company, utility consulting company, recruitment agency, trade association, publishers both in the USA and United Kingdom, a facilities management company and financial services companies. He has also undertaken extensive research on mergers and acquisitions for various companies.
He is currently a non-executive Director for a number of companies and a councillor for Haringey. Formerly he was a main board member of London listed International Business Communications (Holdings) PLC.