Jonathan Chia is the president of Gratum Consulting, a boutique consulting firm that provides executive advisory services to small- and medium-sized businesses.
Bringing a wealth of industry expertise and a deep passion for community building, Jonathan is known for his financial and strategic acumen, his ability to apply pragmatic solutions to complex problems and the pride he takes in his work. Having spent more than 18 years in a variety of senior executive roles at publicly traded and private companies, Jonathan was previously the CFO of Matrikon Inc., an Edmonton-based industrial IT company. He was also the CFO of Melcor Developments Ltd., a publicly traded real estate developer and Melcor REIT, a real estate investment trust and extension of Melcor Developments Ltd. In 2016, he was appointed president and CEO of a real estate development and asset management company.
Jonathan sits on the board of the Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation, the Edmonton Police Foundation and the Board Finance and Property Committee for the University of Alberta. A lifelong Edmontonian and University of Alberta alumnus, Jonathan is also a devoted Oilers fan, a golf enthusiast and an avid outdoorsman – in October 2019 he climbed Mount Kilimanjaro as part of the #SummitforStollery team. Jonathan and his wife have two children, who keep them fully occupied on the weekends at local hockey arenas.