Gerald Ronson CBE

Gerald Ronson CBE, Hon. DCL, Hon. PhD

Gerald Ronson is the Chairman of CST and sits on the JLC’s Council of membership as well as being a JLC Trustee.  He is one of the founders of the JLC.

He is one of the most successful businessmen of his generation and one of the most respected developers in the UK.  He also invented self service petrol stations over 50 years ago.

In 1956 he founded Heron Group – now called Heron International Plc – of which he is Chief Executive.

He is Chairman of Rontec, the third largest independent roadside retail business in the U.K..

He also chairs The Gerald Ronson Family Foundation.

Alongside his business interests, he is one of the most hardworking and generous philanthropists in the UK today.