Jonathan Penkin is the London-based Head of Growth for Emerging Markets in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

Prior to this role, Jonathan was the Head of Equity Capital Markets in Asia at Goldman Sachs Asia LLC.

Jonathan gained a BA in Political Science at the University of Cape Town before completing his MA in Political Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He also holds a BA in Jurisprudence from University College, Oxford.

Jonathan is South African and spends his time between South Africa and the United Kingdom. He is also a member of the International Advisory Board of the Harold Hartog School of Government and Policy in the Gershon H. Gordon Faculty of Social Science at Tel Aviv University.