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Things we're passionate about, the innovations that get us excited, and the stories we think are worth sharing.

Happy 7th Birthday!

7 years ago this week I took the plunge and set up  JBM 😬  I was 25 and frankly had no idea if it would work but strongly believed there was a space in the market for an entrepreneurially minded, values driven firm that put relationships first. The first 2 years was a hustle. Going […]

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James Mitra and Jenny Costa

40 Minute Mentor – Episode 9 – Jenny Costa – Rubies in the Rubble

In today’s episode of the 40 Minute Mentor, I’m joined by founder and CEO of Rubies in the Rubble, Jenny Costa. Having started her career in finance, Jenny soon realised there was a bigger cause she felt passionate about. After reading that one third of all food produced globally is wasted, she knew she had […]

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Aby Fairfield

Introducing our newest JBM’er – Aby

I am absolutely delighted to announce the arrival of our latest JBM’er, Aby Fairfield who has joined to grow our consulting desk. After graduating from Swansea University, Aby spent 1 year at an award winning recruitment firm where she recruited into Banks. She has settled in really well to JBM in her first couple of […]

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James Mitra and Fred Jones

40 Minute Mentor – Episode 8 – Fred Jones – Uber

In today’s episode of the 40 Minute Mentor, I’m joined by my first guest from a tech Unicorn, as I speak with Fred Jones, Board Director and Head of New Mobility for Uber UK and Ireland. Uber need no introduction, they’re one of the world’s biggest tech businesses and have grown from a small scale […]

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James Mitra, Henry Faber & Walter Kerr

40 Minute Mentor – Episode 7 – Henry Faber & Walter Kerr – Oppidan

In today’s episode you get to hear from not one, but two brilliant guests as I chat with Henry Faber and Walter Kerr, founders of Oppidan. Frustrated by shortcomings that they saw in the tuition sector, Henry and Walter set up Oppidan to tackle the pressurised, anxiety-driven education market in the U.K. Their goal was […]

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