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Jeremy Isaacs

Founding Partner

JRJ Group

London, UK

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Jeremy’s Biography

Jeremy Isaacs CBE, Founding Partner of JRJ Group, has over four decades of experience in investment and the financial services industry.

At JRJ Group, he works on fund strategy execution and guidance, as well as the development and implementation of portfolio company strategy. He also plays a key role in setting up and maintaining JRJ Group's extensive financial industry ties with senior executives from a variety of institutions, as well as regulators and governments.

Prior to establishing JRJ Group, in late 2008, Mr. Isaacs was the Chief Executive Officer of Lehman Brothers in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Before joining Lehman Brothers, he was the head of Goldman Sachs' European equities derivative trading department.

Jeremy is a Director of Go Acquisitions Corp. and a Non-Executive Director of Marex. He is involved in a variety of philanthropic endeavours, including as a Trustee of The J Isaacs Charitable Trust and Noah's Ark Children's Hospice, having been involved with the charity since 2009 and its Chair from 2017 to April 2022, Jeremy has become the charity’s...
Jeremy Isaacs CBE, Founding Partner of JRJ Group, has over four decades of experience in investment and the financial services industry.

At JRJ Group, he works on fund strategy execution and guidance, as well as the development and implementation of portfolio company strategy. He also plays a key role in setting up and maintaining JRJ Group's extensive financial industry ties with senior executives from a variety of institutions, as well as regulators and governments.

Prior to establishing JRJ Group, in late 2008, Mr. Isaacs was the Chief Executive Officer of Lehman Brothers in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Before joining Lehman Brothers, he was the head of Goldman Sachs' European equities derivative trading department.

Jeremy is a Director of Go Acquisitions Corp. and a Non-Executive Director of Marex. He is involved in a variety of philanthropic endeavours, including as a Trustee of The J Isaacs Charitable Trust and Noah's Ark Children's Hospice, having been involved with the charity since 2009 and its Chair from 2017 to April 2022, Jeremy has become the charity’s Honorary Life Chair. He is a London Business School Honorary Fellow. Jeremy also served on the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust's Non-Executive Board from 2003 to 2016, as well as the British Olympic Advisory Board from 2007 to 2012 and the Bridges Development Fund Advisory Board from 2008 to 2018.

In 2015, Jeremy was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in HM The Queen's Birthday Honours for his services to the NHS.

Jeremy received Doctor of Philosophy Honoris Causa from the Haifa University, Israel, in May 2019.
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Jeremy’s Newsfeed

Civil Society News
Who's Moving: Royal Foundation, Mencap, Sense and more

Civil Society News reports on the recent announcement that Jeremy Isaacs CBE, who has been a Trustee of Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice for 13 years, has been named Honorary Life Chair of the charity.

Charity Today
Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice appoints new Chair

Jeremy Isaacs CBE is mentioned in this article by Charity Today regarding his appointment as Honorary Life Chair of Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice.

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Jeremy’s Background

JRJ Group
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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Lehman Brothers
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 and 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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Current Board Positions

GO Acquisition Corp.
Director
Jul 2020 - Present
New York, NY, USA
Go Acquisition Corp. is a blank check company. It is newly incorporated for the purpose of achieving a merger, capital stock exchange, stock purchase, asset acquisition, reorganisation, or similar business combination with either one or more businesses or entities.
Marex Spectron
Non-Executive Director
Feb 2010 - Present
London, UK
Marex is a global tech-enabled liquidity hub that provides clients with financial and physical markets in metals, energy and agriculture, combined with advisory services and data-driven proprietary technology.

Previous Board Positions

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Landscape Acquisition Holdings Ltd
Board Member
Nov 2017 - Jan 2020
London, UK
A special purpose acquisition company.
Bridges Ventures
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.
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Philanthropy

Noah's Ark Children's Hospice
Honorary Life Chair
2009 - Present
London, UK
Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice helps children, babies and young people facing life-threatening illnesses and provides their families with support.
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The J Isaacs Charitable Trust
Trustee
Oct 1996 - Present
London, UK
Supporting general charitable purposes with a keen interest in health and wellbeing.

Awards & Endorsements

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Queen's Birthday Honours
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
2015
London, UK
Jeremy was awarded a CBE, Commander of the Order of the British Empire, for his services to the NHS in HM The Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 2015.

Academic Appointments

London Business School
Honorary Fellow
London, UK
At London Business School, they strive to have a profound impact on the way the world does business, and the way business impacts the world.
University of Haifa
Doctor of Philosophy Honoris Causa
Haifa, IL
Established in 1963, the University of Haifa is the largest research university in northern Israel. The university is recognised worldwide in a variety of subjects, including cancer research, public health, holocaust research and marine sciences. In May 2019, Jeremy was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy Honoris Causa from the university.