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Jeremy Isaacs

London, UK

Founding Partner

JRJ Group

Jeremy Isaacs


Jeremy Isaacs, CBE is a Founding Partner of JRJ Group a private equity firm founded in 2009.

The company is a growth-oriented investor & provides capital, deep operational expertise & expert strategic guidance to its portfolio companies.

A former stock market trader & senior investment banker, Jeremy also runs his own charitable trust The J Isaacs Charitable Trust.

Through various not-for-profit enterprises Jeremy puts his economic & capitalist skills to work via responsible & sustainable philanthropy.

In May 2019, Jeremy received a Doctor of Philosophy Honoris Causa from the Haifa University, Israel. He was also appointed CBE in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours for his services to the NHS.

Jeremy Isaacs’ Newsfeed

The Times
Big guns head to City in search of $500m

Some of the investing and property worlds’ best-known sharpshooters have come together to raise $500 million by listing a new vehicle on the London Stock Exchange...independent directors include Jeremy Isaacs, 53, a founding partner of JRJ, a private equity group...

The Times
Lehman boss eyes broker sale

An investment firm founded by three former top executives at Lehman Brothers may sell the City derivatives broker and spreadbetting firm ETX Capital. JRJ Group, led by Jeremy Isaacs, the former boss of Lehman in London, has been holding talks with other spreadbetting firms about selling ETX, whose clients trade currencies and contracts for difference. Royal Bank of Canada has been advising JRJ on strategic options and the sale 

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Jeremy Isaacs’ Background

Founding Partner
Jan 2009 - Present
At JRJ Group, Jeremy is closely involved with the implementation and guidance of fund strategy, as well as the development and execution of portfolio company strategy. He is also central to the development and maintenance of JRJ Group’s extensive financial industry relationships with senior personnel across the institutional landscape, as well as with regulators and governments.
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CEO for Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific
May 1996 - Aug 2008
London, UK
Jeremy held senior executive positions beginning in 1996. He was appointed CEO for Europe & the Middle East in 1999 and was additionally named CEO of Asia-Pacific in 2000, (positions he held simultaneously until 2008).
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Other Business Interests

Chair of Trustees
Jan 2010 - Present
London, UK
Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice is a community-based hospice service providing support for children and young people with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions and their families in North and Central London and Hertsmere.

Current Non-Executive Positions

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Landscape Acquisition Holdings Ltd
Board Member
Nov 2017 - Present
London, UK
A special purpose acquisition company.
Board of Directors
Feb 2016 - Present
London, UK
Nomad Foods is a leading packaged foods company who aim to build a global portfolio of best-in-class food companies and brands within the frozen category & across the broader food sector.
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Previous Non-Executive Positions

Advisory Board Member
Aug 2008 - Mar 2018
London, UK
Bridges Ventures invest in solutions to pressing social and environmental challenges via growth business, property, social business and outcomes contracts.
Non-Executive Director
Dec 2003 - Sep 2016
London, UK
We are an NHS Trust of 10,000 people, providing care for around a million people every year, in our five hospitals and a growing number of community services in north west London.
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The J Isaacs Charitable Trust
Oct 1996 - Present
London, UK
Supporting general charitable purposes with a keen interest in health and wellbeing.

Jeremy Isaacs’ Education

Honorary Fellow