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2013 to date: Managing a private psychotherapy and life coaching practice serving business and professional clients in demanding jobs who face life or career crises and transitions and relationship issues. His current therapeutic focus is on the treatment of individuals suffering from trauma and PTSD. Mediating special educational needs cases in addition to commercial and employment disputes.
1995-2013: A founding partner/director of Hakluyt & Co, market leader in the provision of strategic business intelligence and advice worldwide to senior management of multinational companies. He specialised in managing bespoke projects in multiple industry sectors in China and elsewhere in the Asia Pacific region.
1990-1995: Head of Marketing and Public Relations for Hogan Lovells, the international law firm, reporting to the managing partner. Built and managed a versatile professional team to advise and support the partnership, commissioned and implemented influential market research and trained/coached partners and staff throughout the firm in all aspects of business development.
1982-1990: Member of HM Diplomatic Service (First Secretary, Grade 5 level), specialising in various aspects of European, Former Soviet Union and Middle Eastern affairs. As Secretary of the Diplomatic Association in Portugal in 1986, during a posting to Lisbon, Jeremy managed a major fund raising project for a local charity, supported by the Portuguese president and prime minister. UK experience included extensive interdepartmental liaison on security matters between FCO, the Cabinet Office and major Whitehall departments.
1977-1981: Trained and practised as a lawyer at Drummond & Co WS and Balfour & Manson SSC in Edinburgh.
Other Professional Qualifications / Experience
As part of his continuing professional development, Jeremy has completed further CEDR structured training in the following areas:
- Mediation funding and costs issues;
- Law and Practice for non-lawyer mediators;
- Court Scheme Mediation: working with court mandates and time limits.
Jeremy is a UKRC Registered Independent Counsellor (BACP Accredited) and NLP Practitioner, with specialist training and experience in Trauma, Stress Management, Person Centred Counselling, Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy, schema therapy and coaching. He has worked in private practice and part time at a London medical surgery since 1998, helping patients from a variety of backgrounds to cope with personal and relationship problems and trauma. He is a member of the UK Psychological Trauma Society and has a general certificate in psycho-traumatology from the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.
Jeremy is a fluentPortuguese speaker (Diplomatic Service and British Council Language Training - higher standard).
Updated: February 2019