JEFFERY JOHN LEACH
Jeff has been involved in retailing since 1968. He has consulted to the retail sector and developed property, alone and with partners for the past 50 years. He was instrumental in establishing the 30 store strong Friendlies Pharmacy group franchise, which was sold to HBF. Jeff’s current business activities include:
- Chairman JJ Leach Group
- Chairman Future Pharmacy Group
- Chairman The Hub Claremont
Jeff retains an interest in a number of pharmacies, employing 150 people. Jeff is also passionate about working in the community to address social and health issues that are close to his heart. A past president of the Rotary Club of Perth and an active member of Variety. Jeff is currently:
- Director Prostate Cancer Foundation of WA
- Board member Passages, Northbridge
- Paul Harris Double Sapphire Fellow and member of Rotary Club of Perth
- Regular participant and member of Variety
Through the JJ Leach Group Jeff is committed to helping great ideas get off the ground and in doing so, facilitating economic activity and employment in our community. The Group supports early stage health, environmental and tech founders through space equity (providing start ups with office space in return for equity so freeing up working capital), mentoring and access to industry connections.
The most recent start ups the Group has invested in include Iron Matrix, Workmetrics, cellr, BioActive, Frame VR, EnGenic, Pentanet, Honey I’m Home and Biome Australia.