Environmental Capitalist Jason has started and invested in a series of globally disruptive businesses. From the world’s largest fly farms, to a remarkable and profitable toilet business in the slums of Africa as well as a company that is on track to replace the pesticide industry. Time Magazine included one of these on its list of 50 Genius Companies that are defining the future.
Insights from Jason
The pandemic has led to a global re-appraisal of the power of companies to deliver, halting a groundswell of anti-capitalist sentiment. Our broken and poorly regulated markets, however, put our future at risk.
Food and what it means will become one of the most divisive issues of our next generation. It will fuel geo-political and class wars about how we sustain ourselves and will define who we are.
We spend almost our entire lives inside; this is bad for us and bad for our planet.
Jason is a serial entrepreneur, passionate environmentalist and futurist. He argues that the industrial revolution is over and the sustainability revolution has begun. Into this new world, he has developed a clear vision and blueprint for business in the 21st century.
Jason is an inspirational business leader of this nascent revolution. He has started and invested in some remarkable 21st century business, from the world’s largest insect farms, to an empowering and profitable toilet business in the slums of Africa as well as a company that is set to replace the pesticide industry.
Jason takes business thinking, vision and action into the 21st century – he looks for profitable game changing solutions to the new business paradigms we face. Turning accepted business concepts and models upside down as he looks at business today from the perspective of the future.
He explores concepts and frameworks that will define business in the 21st century. His closed systems thinking approach to his own business makes his companies profitable yet simple and brilliant.
Described by Forbes Magazine as ‘Lord of the Flies’ and Leadership Magazine as one of ‘Africa’s most inspiring green leaders’, he is sharp, witty and above all a realist with a no-nonsense motivational and business focused approach to fixing our problems.
Honorary Consul general for Pakistan in South Africa, he was also awarded the 2013 United Nations Innovation Prize for Africa and the CleanEquity award by HSH Prince Albert of Monaco.
The Story of the Fly – New Edition 2021
The fly exists on every inhabited continent, yet few if any of us understand its importance and use and fewer still how it could be at the core of a new industry. This is a fun and businesslike look, at an animal that most of us think of as a pest.
The Story of the Fly And how it could save the world, will take you behind the pesky reputation and inside the brain and body of the much misunderstood fly.
The Protein Crunch
The Protein Crunch – Civilization on the brink looks at the environment from the perspective of an entrepreneur and eco-capitalist. It explores how our water, land and seas combine to produce the food on which we all depend.
This accessible best seller offers radical new explanations and solutions to some of our most pressing problems.