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Jonathan Straight is a unique and colourful business leader amid a world of dull individuals and corporations. Yorkshire born and bred, Straight built a market-leading business supplying tens of million of bins and recycling containers to local government and the waste management industry. He developed his initial idea into an AIM-listed empire before exiting after 21 years in an eight-figure deal.
Courage and persistence are only one part of his remarkable story. More than a master-entrepreneur, Straight is a doyenne at selecting the precise business tool including: PR; personal and corporate branding; negotiation and high-level investment at the right time, in order to succeed where most wouldn’t dare to venture. Today, Straight is busier than ever.
As a philanthropist, his charitable trust is proactively involved with a variety of causes, including helping startups for young people and providing support for children and families suffering from Selective Mutism. Straight is also a non-executive director of the not-for-profit leading leading authority on water efficiency: Waterwise. Thanks to his broad range of skills. his experience is in constant demand with an involvement in a number of charities, social enterprises, start-ups and growing businesses.
Straight is also an accomplished street photographer and occasional television presenter, believing that it is counterproductive to define the breadth of his activities. A highly compelling speaker, his incredible story and his vision for business and personal development will inspire your team to achieve more than they thought would be possible.
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