JAMIE HARTZELL

Jamie is chair of three leading social businesses. Ethex, the positive savings and investment platform that makes it easy to make money do good, and the fairtrade companies Divine Chocolate and Zaytoun. 

He began his career as a documentary film-maker and left television in 1998 to found the Ethical Property Company, which raises finance to acquire property that provides office accommodation to charities and campaign groups. 

He led the company for 13 years, taking it from one employee to 70 staff and owning and managing over 20 centres in the UK, Belgium, France and the Netherlands. 

Jamie has undertaken four Ethical Public or Private Offerings, raising £14 million from some 1,300 investors in the UK, as well as a private offer in Belgium for €3.2 million. He also founded the charity the Ethical Property Foundation.