Born in Cardiff, Wales and working predominantly in the Retail and Personal Service Sector until the age of 22, Jak has been a Customer Focused and Operationally focused person throughout his career.
Returning to Education to complete his Degree, Jak has now achieved a Degree in Contemporary Textiles and a Degree in Designer/Maker from Cardiff Metropolitan University and is about to begin a Post Graduate Course in Teaching.
During his time in Education, Jak and his Partner Chris created ‘Apollo Wales’ following an initial £20 setup cost for the vacuum cleaner, Apollo was born and began employing Staff shortly afterwards. Working up through Industry and eventually expanding into Industrial Cleaning Services working Nationally for some of the Worlds biggest Clients including Tesco, IKEA, Wallmart and many more, Apollo continued to achieve high levels of success with thanks to Chris’ brutal honesty during client meetings and Jak’s high level of Operational Procedure and Policy creation.
Jak then began ‘Bjornhaus’; an Offshoot of his work at Apollo where Clients would call on his Professional opinion as an Interior Designer. This then lead Jak to prepare and Design homes for a variety of Properties and their owners across the UK and has had Clients that include Hollywood Stars and Multi Millionaire Business Entrepreneurs.
Not one to take stock and rest for too long, Chris and Jak then created Olympus Accountancy with another Partner and after one year and incredible success, Sold their interest back to the other Partner who now still successfully grows and runs the Company with Consulting and Coaching from the Former Owners.
The pair then Set up ‘Haus’ as a Private Client Estate Agency and Property Management Service based on their years of Experience together managing and caring for others Properties. Jak having specific knowledge as an Interior Designer proved incredibly useful in its development and ‘Bjornhaus’ became a full part of this Company.
Now boasting a successful track record of achieving high yield rental income for Property owners, the pair have received several accolades for their efforts with their Clients and take credit for several of their Clients achieving almost 100% more revenue in their Portfolio through their Efforts.
Now expanding into France with the launch of a Co-Owned Project ‘Alder Birch Properties’, the pair have purchased properties the Pays De La Loire Region of France with Chris’ Parents Kelvin and Karran and are running a successful Holiday Home service and expanding on their knowledge by developing and culturing a growing Industry in the Region.
Today, Jak continues to work with a select number of Interior Design Clients annually that include Holiday Homes and the Staging of Properties for Filming purposes as well as focusing on his own Property Development projects in France.
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