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Shaper: Lord Young

Lord Young

The Rt Hon the Lord Young of Graffham DL has had a distinguished career, first graduating from University College London and then becoming a Solicitor.  After a year he left the profession and went to work for The Great Universal Stores Ltd. where he worked for the Chairman Sir Isaac Wolfson, Bart.  After five years he left to set up the first of his businesses and founded the Eldonwall Group engaged in Industrial Property, Civil Engineering, Plant hire.  In 1970 he sold out to Town & City Properties (now part of P&O).  In 1974 he started a joint venture with Manufacturers Hanover Bank in real estate lending and a housebuilding company, Greenwood Homes.

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Shaper: Jenny Biggam

Jenny Biggam is the Co-founder and CEO of the7stars – the UK’s largest independent media agency. Having known from an early age that she didn’t want to go to University, but wanted to just get stuck into the world of work, Jenny found herself at a small marketing agency in Soho. After roles at Zenith [...]

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Jazz Shapers - 4 days ago

Shaper: Sir Rocco Forte

Sir Rocco Forte is the Chairman and Co-Founder of the luxury hotel brand, Rocco Forte Hotels. With his grandfather and father in the hospitality business, Rocco’s approach to customers was shaped at an early age – treat guests differently because they are individuals. From spending school holidays working across his father’s company, the Forte Hotel [...]

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Jazz Shapers, Jazz Shapers Live - 2 weeks ago