Jamie Hartzell

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"Jamie is the co-founder of the Ethical Property Company and has been its Managing Director since 1998.

"In his past life Jamie was an award-winning documentary film-maker on environment and development issues for Channel 4 and the BBC and has travelled extensively in developing countries. He was also assistant director of the charity Television Trust for the Environment before setting up his own production company Small World. He has also worked as a press and parliamentary officer for the World Development Movement." [1]

"Jamie is a director of Ethex and chair of both the fairtrade company Divine Chocoloate and Zaytoun, a company importing fair trade olive oil and other products from Palestine.

"He began his career as a documentary film-maker for the BBC and Channel 4 before starting his own company, Small World Productions. He left television to found the Ethical Property Company in 1998. He led the company for 13 years, taking it from one employee to some 70 staff working 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.

"Jamie has been a trustee of Student Hubs, a charity encouraging UK university students to get more involved with social and environmental issues; of the Resource Centre (London) Ltd, the charity that owns the Holloway Road Voluntary Resource Centre; and joint Managing Director of both Ethical Property Europe and Ethical Property Nederland.Jamie holds shares in Ethex business members. He has 100,000 shares in the Ethical Property Company and 1,600 shares in Traidcraft."[2]

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  1. [ ], Ethical Property Company, accessed July 20, 2010.
  2. Ethex Board, organizational web page, accessed December 16, 2013.