GENERATION AGELESS

Jeremy Middleton CBE, is a well-known North East face, establishing and supporting new businesses, entrepreneurs and social enterprise.
GENERATION AGELESS

Generation Ageless is about talking to people who have made interesting life/work changes and have a positive attitude to mid-life, doing things differently, changing their pace of life, their priorities, reflecting on what’s gone before and the new opportunities and challenges to come.

I used to do this…

I started a few small businesses with my business partner, Richard Harpin, one of them went on to be very successful and is now a FTSE 200 company… HomeServe PLC.

Now life is about…

Running Middleton Enterprises Ltd, an investment company focused on early stage, high growth venture capital based on the Quayside… and creating a new social enterprise called Charity Escapes that will generate significant sums of money for local charities every year.

Why and how I made a change…

I figured I was a better investor than an operator!  My best successes have been backing great individuals… not trying to run the show.

Family is all about…

Caring about each other… and supporting each other.

I’m lucky I can…

Spend my time how I choose.

I’ve got time for…

People who want to improve their own lives and those of others; especially those prepared to take the risk of developing their own businesses.

Things are different because…

I’m 57 and the decisions I make now will decide what I do and what I achieve in the latter part of my life.

A day in the life of me…

Early gym… nice breakfast… office… meetings with the team… meetings with businesses we have invested in… developing new ideas for our business or Charity Escapes… get back home for 6 pm/7 pm… watch Netflix! Wild…!

The people who are important…

My family and friends… the people I work with… the people who give time or money to help others… anybody who goes the extra mile.

Work/life balance…

My work and social life are very integrated… I love my work and I integrate it into all aspects of my life… I will never be retiring!

I thrive on…

Making things happen.

What mid life means to me…

I still have half my life to go!


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Seaham Hall

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