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Nathan Whitworth
Web developer quits office to live on a 21ft boat

Nathan was tired of a stalled mid-level career when he saw an opportunity to escape. With just £2,000 he bought a 21ft sailing ...

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Nathan Whitworth
John Williams
From 'Big 5' consultant to bestselling author

I escaped life as a Senior Managing Consultant in a 'Big 5' consultancy to do something more creative. Now I'm a best-selling a...

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John Williams
Woody Webster
City broker starts academic consultancy.

Woody Webster 'escaped' by co-founding a teaching business providing educational support for pupils across the academic spectrum.

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Woody Webster
Nataliya Grigorova
Ex-investment banker sets up a dance school in London

Nataliya decided to escape from investment banking to set up her own business. She followed her passion and set up a dance scho...

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Nataliya Grigorova
Monty Motemavelian
Action sports holidays for young professionals

Monty recently served as an Officer in the British Army after graduating from Sandhurst at the same time as Prince William. He ...

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Monty Motemavelian
Andrew Webster
Management consultant one day. Price comparison the next.

After four years working as a management consultant at Accenture, Andrew Webster, along with Nick Telson, senior marketing mana...

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Andrew Webster
Andrew Essa
Ex-lawyer escaped Accenture to start a ping-pong events firm

Former lawyer Andrew Essa escaped management consulting with Accenture to launch a corporate events agency specialising in ping...

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Andrew Essa
Jim Brough
Ex-lawyer starts PR company and online business, www.BragItUp.com

Jim Brough quit a City corporate boutique law firm in 2006 to start a PR consultancy. Working from home and spending time with ...

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Jim Brough
Alice Hastings-Bass
Creating a next generation luxury fashion platform

Once City girls themselves, LUX FIX founders Alice & Rebecca have created a new and exciting way of shopping online for sav...

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Alice Hastings-Bass
James Rogers
Stockbroker to round-the-world yacht race via teaching!

Back in 2007, James' father died and he began to question life's direction and purpose. So when he was planning a getaway witho...

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James Rogers
Lewis Aldridge
From private equity to adventure travel

Lewis worked for five years as a consultant in London and then for six years at a private equity fund. The seeds of his 'escape...

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Lewis Aldridge
Tamaryn White
Interior designer launches exciting new e-commerce store

I left my job working for well-known high-end interior design practices to set up and launch The Design Emporium, a membership ...

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Tamaryn White
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