Advisory Board Member
Jan has 45 years practical experience in international business, corporate finance, emerging markets, cross-cultural management, corporate governance and ESG. Co-founder/CEO of InterMatrix Group, an advisory firm with subsidiaries/affiliatesin 15 countries and working with Fortune 200 multinational corporations for some 40 years. Pioneer and career-long active involvement in responsible business practices/ESG and their incorporation into every aspect of company operations. Partner at CET Capital Partners. Independent Director of listed and entrepreneurial companies. Former Director/Trustee of the International Business Leaders Forum. Co-founder and Trustee of IBLF Global, an NGO focusing on the business integrity/responsible business practices agenda. He is an Advisory Board member of Ocean14 Capital (Impact fund), Chairman of Island Beverages UK Ltd and is a mentor in the Imperial College Venture Mentoring Service. He is also Founder and Managing Trustee of the John Ryder Memorial Trust, his family foundation. He is passionate about furthering cross-cultural understanding and about the charities he supports. And, when not working, trying to improve his tennis and golf (with mixed results) and studying and watching grand opera.