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Robin Kennedy
Ex-banker to co-founder of WEXO.

Some absolutely fantastic advice here from Robin, co-founder of WEXO.

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Robin Kennedy
Mike Stevens & Dan Shrimpton
Peppersmith co-founders: natural confectionary brand

They say the best advice they have received is "To have a clear vision and a set of values and stick to them." Mike and Dan are...

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Mike Stevens & Dan Shrimpton
Alastair Vere Nicoll
From Magic Circle to Antarctic Circle

"After my first five years of professional life, I felt a little empty – as if nothing in the current circle of my existence ha...

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Alastair Vere Nicoll
Hermione Taylor
Social entrepreneur extraordinaire!

Hermione is a fantastic Esc Hero who is out there doing her own thing and making a positive difference in the world as well. Sh...

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Hermione Taylor
Charlie Walker
Charlie Walker and the four-year cycling trip

Charlie worked as a journalist for the travel section of The Express. Fed up with writing about the amazing places he wanted to...

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Charlie Walker
Matthew McLuckie
Setting up sustainable carbon solutions

Wise words. Thanks for the profile Matt. Best of luck with your venture!"Eventually I decided there are two types of people in ...

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Matthew McLuckie
George Burgess
Running my own business on my gap year

We want to show George's interview to anyone who says, 'I don't have enough experience to start my own business'. We wish we ha...

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George Burgess
Alex O'Byrne
Turning a side project into a full-time business

"Having no money for long periods of time and getting used to uncertainty can be difficult. And starting a company can be isola...

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Alex O'Byrne
Christine Liu Lilwall
Escaping corporate London for charity in Hong Kong

Christine is a true 'Esc' hero. She escaped her corporate Law job and set up an office in Hong Kong for Viva, a charity to gene...

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Christine Liu Lilwall
Phil Bolton
Ex-Deloitte - now Esc's very own escape coach!

Phil used to be a forensic accountant at Deloitte. Esc met Phil to talk about how he helps frustrated corporate professionals t...

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Phil Bolton
George Whitefield
Life's a Party for Sharky and George

Sharky and George broke free from their corporate jobs in the City to take the children's party scene by storm, organising imag...

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George Whitefield
Marcus Watts
From the City to the Congo - GapForce

Read about how Marcus left the world of investment banking to set up GapForce. Getting in early to work to raid the stationary ...

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Marcus Watts
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