‘One of Africa’s most inspiring green leaders’

– Leadership Magazine

‘Jason is one of the most interesting and engaging speakers of his generation’

– Enviroserv, South Africa

A remarkable environmental capitalist

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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.

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Insights from Jason

Organic extracts revolution

Organic extracts revolution

What do cannabis, magic mushrooms, and oak trees all have in common? It is not that you consume the first two while sitting under the third to contemplate life. They are all an integral part of an exciting revolution.

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War, inflation and famine in Africa

War, inflation and famine in Africa

The war in Ukraine is fanning the flames of inflation across the world and may cause a famine in Africa and elsewhere. However, an eventual peace dividend may help reduce global warming.

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For Peat’s sake

For Peat’s sake

Our destruction of ancient bogs to facilitate industrial farming operations around the world is environmental and climate madness. For Peat’s sake let’s stop this nonsense.

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About Jason

jasonJason 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.

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Publications

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.

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Testimonials

‘Voted one of the best presentations of the event’

- Creative Innovation, Asia

‘A fascinating and thought provoking tour of business and the environment.’

- Tallberg Foundation, Sweden

‘A wonderful workshop, participants were overwhelmed, I’ve never received such positive feedback.’

- Reckitt & Benckiser, Dubai

'Brilliant – when he spoke you could have heard a pin drop – we cannot wait to have him do a return visit.’

- HEC Executive MBA, Cape Town

'His passion and ability to engage the audience captivated our guests.'

- Agricole Bank, London