Jesse trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. He is an actor, director and co-founder of Engineer. Acting credits include Foyle's War and Midsomer Murders (ITV), Doctors (BBC) Hard Feelings (Finborough Theatre) Missing (New Diorama), This Restless State (Fuel / Ovalhouse) and Afterglow (Southwark Playhouse). His work with Engineer has been twice Offie nominated for 'Best Director' and was featured in The New Yorker. Other collaborators have included Complicite Creative Learning, Pitlochry Festival Theatre and regular work with Royal Central as a visiting lecturer and director. He will next appear in a supporting role for the 2021 indie feature The Last Time You Saw Me (Entity Film).