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Jon Clements

Executive Director of Development

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A former home affairs correspondent for ITN, Jon draws on two decades in the media, public affairs and the crime and justice sector to develop bespoke solutions to client challenges. Blending policy and communications, Jon works with charities, public inquiries and independent commissions and oversees the development of Crest’s business.


With a keen eye for opportunity and risk, he specialises in messaging and evidence-based narratives. And as a father of two young children, Jon remains stoic and unflappable in a crisis, a reassuring presence at times of need.

Key achievements

  • Provided strategic advice and planning to Grenfell Tower Inquiry on publication of the Phase 1 Report

  • Developed high impact messaging framework for the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

  • Led Crest Advisory’s integrated policy, public affairs and brand communications programme at Victim Support

  • Award-winning correspondent at the Daily Mirror and ITV News, reporting on home affairs, terrorism and the Middle East.

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