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Jake Scott
Chief Executive Officer


Jake Scott has more than 19 years of professional managerial experience in business that originates in the United States of America. He is from West Virginia, USA and relocated to Johannesburg, South Africa December of 2009 to marry his wife Mandi, a South African citizen. Mr. Scott has years of management and grassroots social entrepreneurial experience. His passion in life is to create new models that have an impact on people’s lives. It could also mean radically transforming the lives of people living in distressed communities by engaging and organizing community led solutions to the issues they face.

In January 2011, Mr. Scott founded Diamond Life Projects (DLP), which is
A Public Benefit Organization. Mr. Scott is a dedicated social entrepreneur. As The Chief Executive, Mr. Scott’s primary responsibilities include leadership, quality control, project conceptualization, creative input, key communications, operations management, key negotiations, contracts, project management and human resource management. Mr. Scott is a results-based, creative solution seeker that believes in the powers of focus, enthusiasm and persistence. He is able to harness his passion to visualize, engage, and lead a team to achieve true greatness.