Jonathan is a PhD student in the machine learning group under the supervision of Richard Turner, and is funded by the Harding Distinguished Scholarship Programme. After graduating from the University of Kent with a BSc in Computer Science, Jonathan spent several years working in finance as both a systems programmer and trader. He later studied for the MSc Computational Statistics and Machine Learning at UCL, completing his thesis under the supervision of David Barber. Following the MSc he spent several months working with Maneesh Sahani in the Gatsby Unit, before joining the CBL in October 2019. Jonathan’s research interests include representation learning, recognition models, and connections between probabilistic inference and perception in the brain.