Jeremy brings structure, order and precision to things. He sets up routines, focuses on timelines and deadlines, and breaks long-term projects into a series of specific short-term plans before working through each plan diligently. Highly disciplined, detail oriented and efficient, Jeremy deploys these capabilities to maintain his progress and productivity, and he's able to achieve a great deal in a short space of time.
A natural leader, Jeremy is comfortable taking charge of situations and making decisions. He has courage and is not afraid to present the facts or truth if it is the right thing to do. He is able to make an impact on people and align them to a goal, and he challenges others to be honest and brave. Jeremy takes risks and finds resolutions that protect people and bring calm, change or peace to a situation. He's willing to step into challenges that others would naturally avoid, and he is clear, decisive and persuasive.
Jeremy follows through on his commitments and does the best, quality job he can. Dedicated, trustworthy, dependable and loyal, he can be counted on to get things done and to meet deadlines, and he has an ability to generate a level of commitment in others when they work with him. Jeremy aims to exceed people's expectations and he focuses on doing the right things and doing things right.
Good at strategic decision-making, Jeremy is able to see the big picture, assess a situation, weigh up the options and obstacles and decide on the best route forward. He can see different ways of reaching a goal or solving a problem and can assess the impact of potential decisions before they are made. Spotting patterns where others see complexity, Jeremy excels at simplifying complicated things for others. He is future-oriented and skilled at recognising upcoming opportunities and challenges.
Jeremy is upbeat, enthusiastic and optimistic. He always looks for, discovers and brings the positive. He helps people see beyond the negatives to find a way forward and feel more energetic, enthusiastic and hopeful. Encouraging and motivating, Jeremy sees the best in people and wants to bring out the best in them. He makes things more exciting and fun, is generous with recognition and praise, and celebrates achievements.
Jeremy is honest with himself and others. He presents himself and his reactions truthfully. What you see is what you get, and he takes responsibility for his actions.
Jeremy values close relations with others. He builds close relationships by giving and receiving love, warmth and caring.
Jeremy finishes what he starts. He persists toward his goals despite obstacles or disappointments and he takes pleasure in completing tasks.
Jeremy is able to provide wise counsel to others. He can see the big picture and uses different perspectives and his own experiences and knowledge to offer good advice.
Jeremy seeks out situations where he gains new experiences. He likes exploring new ideas and activities, and increasing his knowledge. He is drawn to opportunities that enable growth and competence.
Jeremy is imaginative, ambitious, decisive and focused. He enjoys an intellectual challenge, has a thirst for knowledge, loves to master new subjects and enjoys sharing the knowledge he gains. Jeremy believes everything is possible with enough effort, intellect and thought. An independent thinker and highly rational, he questions and reviews every idea against his “Does this make sense?” and “Is this going to work?” filter. He always looks for new tactics, strategies and contingency plans, and his insights and logic help him make confident decisions that he's prepared to stand by. Jeremy enjoys deconstructing and rebuilding ideas, processes and systems, and he has the determination to see an idea through and achieve a goal.
Recently Jeremy was Deputy and Interim CEO of the largest Children's Hospice in Wales, directing and managing all aspects of the charity's fundraising, marketing, communications and public affairs. He was CEO of the charity’s retail and lottery operations, and was responsible for promoting the charity to its prospective beneficiaries thereby ensuring all children with life-limiting conditions in Wales could be identified and they, and their families, offered an appropriate and comprehensive programme of care.
This, however, was a second career. Jeremy is a professionally qualified Engineer and Computer Scientist. He worked for over 30 years in senior and global roles for some of the largest enterprise software and information technology companies helping direct the revolution in IT, in areas that include open systems, client/server, the internet, cloud computing and big data.
Jeremy has vast experience, strategically assessing what might be possible then connecting the dots between product design, development, marketing and business success. His leadership is visionary and he supports and protects the people he works with and represents. His ability to carefully devise a strategy and tactically and pragmatically deliver is highly regarded by those with whom he has worked.
On the personal front, Jeremy loves to garden and cook and he likes to swim, excessively of course, he is currently celebrating swimming over 5 million metres in a little over six years. He is an avid international traveller and amateur photographer. He enjoys research, genealogy and social history. He is currently enjoying learning the Welsh language and preparing for his next big adventure.