Award-winning writer, presenter and conservationist, Jez Rose has succeeded across every avenue with his innovative approach to sustainability and corporate social responsibility. From podcasting to organic land management, Jez is recognised for his expertise on the natural planet, and his ability to communicate it to others. When booked as a speaker, Jez is backed by his TV experience, making for a highly engaging talk, and his renowned farming work can be translated into sustainable advice to corporate clients.
In 2017 Jez bought a decommissioned farm, with the ambition of rejuvenating it as a project to support British wildlife and educate others. Within a matter of years, Jez transformed the land into a fully functional honey bee farm, called Bees & Co, and was declared the world’s first certified Carbon Neutral honey farm. Focusing on sustainability and habitat conservation, Jez’s motivation is to prevent the decline of the British honey bee population, and he supports environmental schemes through his company including, recyclable packaging, bee-friendly planting and car sharing for employees. As part of Jez’s wider ambition, he offers corporate clients the opportunity to adopt a hive with the proceeds of honey going towards a sustainability project of the client’s choosing.
Prior to his farming endeavours, Jez spent 15 years as a Behaviour Insight Advisor, where he spoke at conferences and in the media on the power of thinking in achieving and common behaviour patterns for success. He wrote ‘Flip The Switch’ which was in the WHSmith Top Ten Best Sellers for two weeks and won the Beverly Hills Book Award. Jez has written five further books, each equally as popular. As an evident expert in his field, Jez has twice presented TEDx talks.
In the media, Jez has been sought after for his experience across such prominent topics as environmental impact, sustainability and corporate social responsibility. He has appeared on BBC Radio, fronted his own series and is the host of Roots, Wings & Other Things, named in The Sunday Times Top 5 Gardening Podcasts.
Jez Rose is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read their latest feedback below:
“The feedback here has been quite amazing, from “where on earth did you find a guy like that” (in the best possible sense) to “this was one of our best quarterly meetings ever”. Whichever way you look at it, it was a win… I found it to be educational and entertaining. Your style is completely different to any presenter I have seen before which is what made it so fresh and memorable. So from us, our thanks for a great session which fitted well into the agenda.”
“Very many thanks from my team for an excellent presentation on Wednesday… I know the audience really loved your energy, enthusiasm, comedy but above all valued your thought provoking comments and key themes. Thanks also for all the help during the preparation phase.”
“The event went really well and the energy and enthusiasm from Jez was just what the audience needed. Presentation was on the mark too. The client was very happy. Thanks so much and will definitely be working with Jez again.”