Jeremy Peckham began his career as a government scientist at the UK Royal Aircraft Establishment and later moved to Logica, an international software and systems integration company. He founded his own speech recognition company in 1993 and launched a successful public offering on the London Stock exchange in 1996. Jeremy is now a technology entrepreneur having helped to establish several high tech companies over the last 15 years where he has served as interim CEO, Chairman or non executive director. He set up and is Chairman of a private Charitable Trust, one of its projects, Africa Rural Trainers (www.africaruraltrainers.org), trains rural pastors in Kenya in Bible understanding and practical skills in a sustainable way through business engagement. Jeremy has served in lay leadership as a deacon and also as an elder for many years at Eden Baptist Church, Cambridge, UK. Jeremy is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts and 1st class honours graduate in Applied Science.