Jonas holds a certificate in landscape design from Ryerson University and a Bachelor of Science in Agroecology from the University of British Columbia. He was a teaching assistant and sessional instructor in the Agricultural Sciences Department at UBC. In addition Jonas has been invited to lecture at the Community lecture series at UBC, Humber College School of Environmental Technology and the Ryerson Polytechnic University Landscape Architecture Program. More recently, Jonas has taught Horticultural Sciences at Ryerson Polytechnic University as part of the Landscape Design certificate program.
Jonas has owned and operated “Ecoman”, a residential landscaping and gardening business in downtown Toronto since 2003. Jonas is a member in good standing of the Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades Association, and is a certified installer of the Xeroflor green roof system.