Jonathan Longstaff

Operations & Communications Officer

Jonathan joined Te Hononga Akoranga COMET in 2018 to support the STEM and Youth Employability initiatives. He now leads COMET's operations and communications. 

Originally from the USA, Jonathan moved to New Zealand in 2003. He has a BA (cum laude) in History and a Diploma in Computer Graphic Design. 

Prior to joining COMET, Jonathan juggled freelance design work and full-time parenting for nearly a decade. He is passionate about education and has previously worked in museums, including Glencairn Museum in the USA and Auckland War Memorial Museum.