Jeremy was born in Kew and has lived in the London Borough of Richmond for virtually all his life. He was a partner in a local firm of solicitors, Calvert Smith and Sutcliffe, based on Richmond Green, for 35 years until he retired in January 2013.
Jeremy now devotes most of his time to his membership of The Richmond Golf Club, supporting Fulham Football Club and his voluntary work. He is a Trustee of The Royal Cambridge Home, a care home for the elderly situated in East Molesey.
Jeremy was Vice-Chair from 2022 to 2023 and became Chair in 2023. He is also Chair of the Risk Management Committee, Chair of the Property Committee and a member of the Safeguarding Group.