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Sir John Harvey-Jones

Biography

Sir John Harvey-Jones We were greatly encouraged to receive a strong message of support from Sir John Harvey-Jones, MBE. For three years running, Sir John was voted Britain's Most Impressive Industrialist by his peers. He is Britain’s best-known and most-admired industrialist and his achievements at ICI are legendary. Sir John has also been the Chancellor of Bradford University, a Vice President of the Royal Society of Arts, Vice Chairman of the Policy Studies Institute and the Institute of Marketing, and a Trustee of the Science Museum. He has sat on the Boards of a number of companies. He is probably best known for his two BBC Television Series Troubleshooter filmed in 1986, and in 1990. The series won a BAFTA Special Award for Originality. He is the author of "Making It Happen, Reflections on Leadership". Ten years on from the first Troubleshooter series he made a follow up series of Troubleshooter with the BBC. He is one of the true Captains of British Industry.

Reasons for Supporting the New Party

Opening quotation markSir John Harvey-Jones welcomes the formation of the New Party "There can be very few people who are satisfied and happy with the current political choices available to them in this country. For that reason alone, I personally wish the ‘New Party’ every success. It is in all our interests for them to succeed." Sir John Harvey-Jones MBE, former Chairman of ICIClosing quotation mark