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Michael Jary

OC&C Strategy Consultants

London, UK

Senior Partner

OC&C Strategy Consultants

Michael Jary


Senior Partner, formerly Worldwide Managing Partner and a co-founder at OC&C Strategy Consultants, which now numbers 14 offices around the globe.

In addition to his role at OC&C, Michael holds board-level positions in a number of other businesses and social enterprises.

Michael is a non-executive director at Barclays Bank UK plc. He is the Non-Executive Chair of Itad, a leading consultancy in international development. He is Chairman of Duchy Originals, Chairman of the Commercial Committee of The Prince of Wales's Charitable Foundation and Trustee of Opera Holland Park.

He is a regular speaker and writer, and a guest lecturer in marketing at INSEAD.

Michael Jary’s Newsfeed

18 Jun 2018
Opinion: Improving is not winning in retail

Michael Jary writes in his latest column in Retail Week: "The roll call of failed or struggling retailers is growing: Toys R Us, Maplin, Poundworld, Carpetright, Mothercare, House of Fraser."

27 Apr 2018
Lord Price Announced as Fairtrade Foundations New Chair of Trustees

Outgoing Chair Michael Jary said: “Fairtrade has achieved so much in delivering a better deal for farmers and producers around the world and I am proud to have supported that. I leave at a time that awareness of Fairtrade is at an all-time high with more people getting behind the principles and buying Fairtrade than ever before...”

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Michael Jary’s Background

Senior Partner
Jan 1987 - Present
Global management consultancy that achieves lasting improvements in strategic performance and to maximise long-term growth.
Non-Executive Chair
2016 - Present
Hove, UK
Itad is a leading consultancy in international development.
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Current Non-Executive Positions

Jun 2018 - Present
London, UK
Opera Holland Park is an opera company with a unique voice. Based in Kensington, they present an annual festival of fully staged productions in a setting that combines the best aspects of urban & country house opera under one roof.
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Board Member, Barclays Bank UK plc
Nov 2017 - Present
London, UK
Plc board member of Barclays’ newly-launched stand-alone ring-fenced retail bank.
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Previous Non-Executive Positions

Chair of the Board of Trustees
Aug 2013 - Aug 2018
London, UK
Fairtrade is a global movement with a strong and active presence in the UK, represented by the Fairtrade Foundation. It is a movement for change that works directly with businesses, consumers and campaigners to make trade deliver for farmers and workers.
Non-Executive Director
Jan 2009 - Jul 2015
London, UK
Nationwide Building Society is the world’s largest building society, one of the UK’s largest savings providers and a top-three provider of mortgages in the UK. It is also a major provider of current accounts, credit cards, ISAs & personal loans.

Michael Jary’s Education

Post Graduate Diploma with Distinction, History of Asian Art
2008 - 2008
MBA with Distinction
1989 - 1989
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