I was educated at Oxford and London Universities and Cranfield School of Management and hold degrees in Modern Languages, Latin-American Studies (History and Economic History), and Business. I have been variously a periodical and book publisher, a freelance journalist, a university teacher, the artistic director of a theatre company, a British Council Overseas Career Service Officer and a management consultant. During a long period of residence in Mexico, I founded and co-directed a bi-lingual theatre, gave university-level courses in English Literature and Economic History, and was the first editor of a Spanish-language journal published by CIDE (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas). I have written plays in both English and Spanish, a novel - The chocolate Man – published in Canada by Cormorant Press (1995) and selected as a “Book at Bedtime” by CBC Radio. Non-fiction writings include commissioned books on Brazil and Colombia, the ‘Latin American’ volume of Purnell’s ‘History of the Twentieth Century’, and many articles and shorter pieces. I have also translated several book-length works from French and Spanish into English.
After cutting my teeth as a management consultant with Woods Gordon (now part of Ernst & Young) in Toronto, I became the founding partner of Fox Jones & Associates, and helped to run it for twenty years. As a consultant, I have conducted assignments for both public and private sector clients throughout North and South America, in India, Africa and Europe. I have been an adviser on Latin-America to both the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and the Canadian International Development Agency. More recently, I was CEO and am now Chair of the Board of Claro Support - an organization providing support for students and personnel with disabilities. In addition to my native English, I speak fluent Spanish, Portuguese and French.
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by Jeremy Fox
A collection of stories taken from events that happened either directly to the author or to people who he has known personally. Only the names have been changed. Sex is in there, of course; but so are corruption, love, separation, addiction, and encounters with strangers who seem quite different to us, or maybe not so different.
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