In January 2012 Mike became Joint Founder and Life President of St. James’s Place as well as Principal Advisor to the St. James’s Place Academy and Chairman of the St. James’s Place Foundation.
In 2010 Mike became a director of the newly formed charity Insight – Research into Mental Health. His interests include tennis and racing and travel, he quotes ‘South Africa is one of the most beautiful countries in the world’. As Mike knows Graeme and Julie personally, upon hearing their plans, he was very happy to lend his support and to be Patron of Poached Rhino to help save this iconic animal from extinction.
Graeme is a keen traveller, sports player and was constantly promoting the work of WWF via personal support and through various mediums. Graeme originally studied economics and business studies. He then moved into retail management forging a successful career at Habitat and Harrods to name a couple. In his late twenties he moved into financial services where he built a successful practice in a prestigious
Julie was born in Ewell, Surrey and qualified as a legal secretary in 1985. After several years work she then spent 18 months travelling the world. Upon her return to London, UK, she then commenced work as an office manager/book-keeper for a firm of retail surveyors. After ten years spent here Julie then set up her own freelance secretarial/book-keeping venture where she worked for