Co-founding member and coordinator of the Totnes REconomy Project, a citizen-led initiative developing new models for economic regeneration, such as the Local Entreprenuer Forum and REconomy Centre. He co-created the Local Economic Blueprint course and handbook for the Transition Network’s REconomy Project.
Jay also advises community groups and NGOs, leads workshops and gives talks about this work internationally. Prior to moving to the UK from San Francisco, Jay spent 10 years as entrepreneur and consultant in the ‘green business movement’ after a 12-year career in Silicon Valley. Jay holds an MBA from the Monterey Institute of International Studies and a BA in Philosophy from San Jose State University. He’s also a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.