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Jon Thoresen - Parent Governor

Jon ThoresenJon is the proud father of Nicholas who has attended Young Epilepsy since 2012 as a day student. Nicholas became a weekly residential student in September 2016. Jon is originally from Norway, but has lived the past 20 years in UK and is now a British citizen. Jon’s background is in finance and he has spent the past 25 years in trading and managing trading departments at various US and European banks. In October 2016 Jon joined a private wealth company as a Chief Investment Officer. Jon believes that his management experience, combined with his empathy and understanding from being a parent to a disabled child, makes him highly qualified to bring Young Epilepsy into the future by working together with the other governors. Jon is a keen skier and bridge player and enjoys spending time with his family.

Parents can contact Jon by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone 07887 401800.

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There are at least 40 different seizure types and people may have one or several different seizure types.

Cyber EssentialsFundraising RegulatorYoung Epilepsy is the operating name of The National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy (NCYPE).
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