Jonathan has been speaking professionally for over 20 years and in over 10 countries. Southern Africa’s authority on southern African Spiders and Scorpions, natural history author and conservationist. Jonathan offers unique insight into an unforgiving world that others fear, taking lessons from nature and applying them to motivate your employees, ignite your organisation and grow your brand.
Well known for his unique style, enthusiasm and energetic personality. Jonathan’s presentations and lectures have been described by many as insightful, passionate and inspirational.
Jonathan’s highly acclaimed books, Scorpions of Southern Africa, and a First Aid Guide to Spider Bites and Scorpion Stings, have been described as milestones in scorpion conservation.
Jonathan’s mission in life is to work towards a better understanding and tolerance of these misunderstood creatures through surveys, conservation projects and environmental education.
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Motivate Your Employees, Grow Your Organisation And Ignite Your Brand
Taking lessons learned from over 20 years of working with venomous animals, Jonathan has an uncanny ability to simplify modern day problems using solutions from the natural world.
Open your mind to 8 legged awesomeness. Get up close and personal with some of the world’s most misunderstood creatures!
“The existence of venomous animals in the world is as necessary and as beneficial as the clean running water that we drink, and the fresh air that we breathe. It’s how we live and work side-by-side with these animals that determines the outcome of this co-dependence.”
One World Environmental Employee Engagement Program Overview
The One World Environmental Employee Engagement Program supports your organisation’s sustainability efforts. It fills the gap between your efforts and your employees’ understanding of sustainability issues. Employee engagement aligns the intent of an individual to the intent of the organisation. One World can be applied to either general, or specific, issues of sustainability.
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"I still think he’s one of the warmest, most natural, funny, wise, well-balanced wildlife presenters I have ever seen. I wish we could see more programmes with him in them."
Vicky Stephenson, (Extreme Frontiers with Charley Borman, Channel 5)
"Jonathan has always been a great friend of the Miss Earth South Africa and we have had the honour of working with him for a number of years. We look forward to continuing our work with Jonathan for many years to come."
Catherine Constantinides National Director : Miss Earth South Africa
"Much like Irwin, Leeming has the same enthusiasm for his work, and a big personality to match his energy. He is also extremely knowledgeable. Leeming probably knows more about South Africa’s scorpions than most people will ever know."
Kraig Becker International Travel Blogger
"I wanted to say how much I enjoyed your ‘scorpion’ presentation. Not only do you have a deep knowledge of you subject, but you have a very easy presentation style. Your ability to engage and joke with audience members created a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere."