Jonathan Ellis is the Founder and Managing Director of Sandalphon Capital. Prior to founding Sandalphon in 2016, Jonathan was a Senior Vice President in Macquarie’s Principal Finance Group group where he was responsible for sourcing, executing and managing investments in a wide range of industries and asset classes including technology, specialty finance, healthcare and real estate. Jonathan was a member of Macquarie Capital’s Restructuring Advisory and Special Situations group until 2009 where he was involved in private equity and debt investing, and restructuring advisory engagements. Prior to moving to Chicago in 2007, he was a member of Macquarie Capital’s Diversified Industrials Group in London and focused on private equity investments in a variety of industries.
Jonathan is also on the Board of Social Venture Partners Chicago, a non-profit group comprised of engaged philanthropists that invest time, expertise and money in innovative nonprofits that have the potential to make meaningful and sustainable improvements within the Chicagoland community, as well as a member of Union League Club of Chicago and the Economic Club of Chicago. Jonathan earned a BSc (Hons) in International Management from the University of Manchester in 2006, and a Master of Finance degree from INSEAD in 2011.