Jake is proud to be supported by and working with the following brands and organisations.
The Inspirational Development Group are a global leadership and management performance business committed to creating measurable and sustainable behavioural change in organisations. Jake has been a full time management development consultant with IDG since 2010.
“As a Consultant with IDG, Jake has been able to inspire delegates and indeed colleagues, with his experiences climbing Everest and other mountains across the globe. It’s not often that a chance presents itself for one of our team to be involved in another truly inspirational endeavour such as this. Jake will be able to inspire us all again as well as conducting some unique research into team and leadership behaviour during the expedition. We look forward to following his journey, celebrating his success and safe return and to hearing what he has learned on the way!”
Stephen Bennett, Chairman, and Craig Preston, Managing Director, The Inspirational Development Group
Patron Capital Advisers LLP acts as the investment advisor to the Patron Capital funds representing over €3.2 billion of capital. The Funds invest across Europe in property and property related businesses and is considered one of the leading opportunistic real estate managers in Europe. The core to Patron’s ethos is combining the spirit of sport and mountaineering with charity and has participated and funded many different ventures with leading sportsmen and athletes.
“Patron Capital is proud to support Jake Meyer on his latest venture. To summit K2 is the pinnacle of mountaineering and Jake will continue to be the inspiration to the youth across the UK. Wishing you the greatest of strength.” – Keith Breslauer, Managing Director & Senior Partner, Patron Capital Advisers LLP
The Thomson Fraser Group provides investment and guidance to high growth companies looking to disrupt or change established markets through innovation and technology.
“The Thomson Fraser Group is proud to support Jake Meyer on his attempt to climb K2. The focus and determination he will require to complete this challenge is an inspiration and example to our young entrepreneurs who have started their journeys towards their own summits”
Duncan Thomson, Director, Thomson Fraser
Bremont is an award-winning British company producing beautifully engineered chronometers at their Headquarters in Henley on Thames, England. Jake has been an ambassador for Bremont since they launched their first range of watches in 2006.
Arqiva are a leading communications infrastructure and media services company. They provided the transmission capability for the UK Government’s first budget broadcast in 1928, and they were behind the first satellite TV tests in 1978. Arqiva are a proud supporter of Walking With The Wounded and through this connection are Jake’s Communication Partner for the K2 Expedition.
Cotswold Barristers is a specialist set of direct access barristers offering their services directly to their clients, without the involvement of a solicitor. They offer a 15 minute telephone consultation at no charge, and a fixed fee conference followed up with written fully-costed strategy. As he’s originally from the Cotswolds, Jake is delighted to be working a ‘local’ company with national reach.
Snow+Rock is the UK’s no.1 ski clothing & equipment retailer with 24 stores nationwide offering the widest choice with a price match guarantee on all products. Their extremely experienced staff don’t just talk the talk, but walk the walk – being skiers, boarders, climbers and all-round lovers of the outdoors. Jake has been a customer of Snow and Rock for nearly 20 years, and is immensely proud to now be working with the brand.
Mountain Hardwear have been designing and manufacturing cutting edge high-tech outdoor clothing, backpacks, sleeping bags, tents, gloves and accessories for over 20 years. Their constant pursuit of excellence and innovation means that the brand is synonymous with expeditions the world over, from the poles to the top of the world. Jake has worked with Mountain Hardwear since some of his earliest expeditions in 2003, and they were hugely supportive of his record breaking 2005 Everest Expedition.
The Wessex Reserve Forces & Cadets Association is an independent, non-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting and promoting the 3000 tri-service Reservists and 14,000 Cadets across the South West of England. They are supporting Jake’s attempt to climb K2 to encourage others to undertake ‘Adventurous Training’ opportunities through the Reserve Forces or the Cadets.
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