Jamie first invested in commercial property jointly with Andrew King in 1986. In 1994, he bought the first of the Archway Resource Centre buildings. With help from Triodos Bank, the premises were expanded in 1997. Jamie managed the Archway Resource Centre before moving from London to Oxford at the beginning of 1999.
Jamie's work has always kept him in close contact with campaigning and charity organisations. After leaving university in 1981, Jamie first worked with the BBC Natural History Unit in Bristol, before going on to produce a number of award-winning environment and development television programmes. In 1990 he became assistant director of the charity, Television Trust for the Environment, setting up and running the budget for its Dutch office in 1992. For eight years he was a director and the financial controller of his own television company, Small World Productions Ltd, which specialises in providing media support to campaign groups. He has also worked for the World Development Movement and as a grants assessor for the National Lottery Charities Board. Jamie is responsible for the overall management and financial control for the Company