Jordan was born in England but moved to Ireland where he attended Castle Park School, Dalkey in County Dublin. He was awarded a BA Hons and an MBA from the University of London and went on to have a career in venture capital and stock broking in Europe, North America and Asia. He held top management positions in new media and e-commerce companies, including Director of International Sales and Business Development at Betfair and Managing Director Europe at VideoEgg. He had one son, Sebastian.
Christine Horgan lives in Kinsale with her husband Patrick and their three step daughters.