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Protecting our planet: harnessing the power of biodiversity – Jason Knights, Managing Director, Ground Control

About This Episode

Jason Knights is Managing Director of Ground Control, the fast-growth external maintenance business and biodiversity expert committed to enhancing and improving the physical environment. 

He recently penned a piece for Fast Company making the $5 trillion case for improving biodiversity and the essential role that businesses can play in addressing the challenge. It’s an ambition propelling the rapid growth of Ground Control through an environmentally friendly approach to commercial landscaping and fostering new approaches to protect the natural environment.

Jason Knights, Managing Director, Ground Control

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Lockdown List

What is a book that has changed your life?

Pale Blue Dot by Carl Sagan

What are you watching at the moment?

Schitts Creek; I just love the building of the characters and discovering what is important associated with having a good family and kind and caring relationships. Laughter and love are the most valuable assets you will ever have.

Who is your biggest inspiration? 

Anything to do with sport whether Sean Fitzpatrick, Gary Player, Arnold Palmer or Jack Nicklaus . The work ethic and using everything you have to make the most of a situation and deliver either as one or a team!

What is your best tip for life?

The one we are all on ‘life’ It’s a trip don’t waste any part, you only have one go of it!

A quote for life if you have one?

The more I practice the luckier I get… Never take anything for granted. Work hard and achieve it!

What tracks are you listening to right now?

  • Pulp – Common People this reminds me of university and makes me smile!!!
  • Jamiroquai – Space Cowboy
  • Passenger – Let her go
  • Bruno Mars – Count on me
  • Cypress Hill – Insane in the Brain

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