Gail Jones is a businesswoman, co-founder, and former CEO of UKFast.
UKFast is an internet hosting company known for providing managed hosting, cloud services, and co-location. The company is in Manchester, UK.
Gail and her husband co-founded the company UKFast. Gail is an advocate for women in business and technology. Similarly, she is seen speaking at industry events.
She has also seen working in local schools to address the issue of the imbalance of the ratio of men and women in the technology industry.
Who Is Lawrence Jones’ Wife, Gail Jones?
Gail Jones is the wife of the businessman Lawrence Jones.
She co-founded the internet hosting company with her husband, Lawrence Jones, in 1999.
Gail went to the Altrincham School for Girls.
The company UKFast has more than 300 employees, and its turnover was £53.9 million in 2018. Similarly, the company has a value of £405million.
After the company UKFast was founded, she began working as the Managing Director in 2017.
She was then seen in the new CEO role in the company in 2019.
Similarly, she and her husband sold about a 30% stake business in 2019. But she quit working in the company in 2020.
In 2014, she and her husband were able to get hold of Le Farinet Hotel in the Swiss ski resort Verbier.
In 2017, Jones was involved in various investments in business, including public sector tech company S-IA.
She is also a board member of the Manchester Foundation Trust Charity and the not-for-profit organization Tech Manchester.
Gail is also active as the director for cybersecurity firm Secarma, magazine and events creator BusinessCloud.
She has a good relationship with Altrincham School for Girls, due to which she is seen speaking at workshops and welcoming students to UKFast.
Similarly, she also invited the students to meet HRH Princess Royal when Princess Royal visited UKFast.
In 2018, Gail introduced UKFast Community and Education Awards. She has been focused to create equal opportunities for both men and women in the tech industry and has signed the Tech Talent Charte and the Manchester Pride ‘All Equals Charter.
She was also seen as a judge for the National Business Awards and the Northern Power Women Awards in 2019.
UKFast Community and Education Trust is a charitable trust to which Gail and her husband, Lawerance, donated funds worth five million.
The trust was formed with a focus within Greater Manchester to develop education, training, and development opportunities available to young people.
Similarly, the trust also looks to provide support to young people facing poverty, abuse, and discrimination.
Similarly, the charity also supports the organization working on helping young people.
Gail was given the accolade ICCC Caring Citizen of the Humanities Award in 2018.
Similarly, she was also in the list of the Northern Power Women List in 2016 and 2019.
In consecutively two years, she was listed by Computer Weekly as the Most Influential Women in Tech List.
Meet Four Daughters Of Gail Jones
Gail Jones and her husband, Lawerance Jones, are parents to four daughters.
The couple has not shared much about their children with the public.
In 2015, Gail and her daughter were present when Lawerence was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire.
Gail’s family comprises her husband and children. She lives with her family in Cheshire, England.
Gail and Lawerance have tried to keep their children away from the limelight.
Lawerance Jones is a businessman and co-founder of UKFast.
He was born in Denbigh, North Wales. Jones got the scholarship to sing and study music at Durham Chorister School at 7.
When he was 16 years old, he moved to Manchester after leaving his home.
He did business ventures with his wife, Gail. Similarly, he launched a podcast focused and giving business advice and inspirational stories of people in 2017.
Lawerance also got an honorary doctorate in Business Administration from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2016.