Jamie is a highly experienced social entrepreneur now fulfilling a number of board roles, is an active positive investor and campaigner and has been an active supporter for Positive Money for several years.
In 1998, he founded the Ethical Property Company PLC, which provides serviced office accommodation for social change organisations. He led the company for 13 years, taking it from start-up to a business with over 100 employees operating in the UK, Belgium, and France. In 2011 he founded the not-for-profit crowdfunding platform Ethex, which has raised over £60 million for social enterprises from 12,000 investors.
Jamie has been chair of the leading Fairtrade chocolate company Divine; chair of Spare Fruit, a start-up making deliciously nutritious air-dried crisps from fruit that would otherwise go to waste; and chair of Zaytoun, a company importing olive oil and other products from Palestine. He has also been a director of Hub Commercial Ventures, a restaurant in Oxford encouraging student engagement in social action, and of Tonic Housing, which aims to establish appropriate accommodation for elderly members of the LGBT community.