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Victoria Parkinson
From Accenture to Hannoi, Vietnam

Victoria is a hero who epitomises why we set up Escape the City. She packed in her comfortable job (Management Consultant at Ac...

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Victoria Parkinson
Michael Crichton
Specialising in the Law of Rock'n'Roll

Weekday an in-house lawyer for LiveNation, specialising in the Law of Rock'n'Roll, and by weekend a racing car driver! It doesn...

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Michael Crichton
Hugh Lloyd-Jukes
The best professional services job in the world?

Hugh was a strategy consultant before finding his current occupation as business leadership confidant at Xinfu. They work as co...

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Hugh Lloyd-Jukes
Andy Ward
Andy Ward on walking to the ends of the Earth

Andy does lots of cool things. Just read his profile and see for yourself! In his own words: "Adventurer, photographer, trout b...

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Andy Ward
Harvey Koh
Ex-Mgt Consultant & Private Equity Foundation

"When you feel ready to leave and do something different, you are ready. Don't hang around".

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Harvey Koh
Peter Syme
Taking a different route: from corporate jungle to rafting through the jungle

Peter has set up his own rafting adventure companies. Sounds much better than the corporate jungle he left!

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Peter Syme
Oli Guthrie
Ex-recruiter running a specialist oak business

Oli used to work in recruitment in Central London. He now owns and runs a specialist oak framed design and construction busines...

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Oli Guthrie
Alex Narracott
Alex's Much Better Idea

Alex was in Ecuador marketing an ecotourism project when he realised that there was no low cost marketing portal for small, loc...

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Alex Narracott
Tom Rendell
Founder of Open Society

Tom left uni, took one look at the job market, and decided to do something about it. Open Society is a network that provides in...

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Tom Rendell
Roya Dabir-Alai
Meet Roya: London's best match-maker!

Sitting in a Tree is a great idea - a service for all those for whom love is tricky to find in the big smoke (not that we have ...

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Roya Dabir-Alai
Sherry Ott
Adding a Career Break To Every Resume

After 14 years of working in IT management positions, Sherry Ott finally admitted to herself what she always knew. She was good...

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Sherry Ott
Vicks Nicholson
From Financial PR to Mountaineering

Vicks used to work in Financial PR in the City - "I just woke up one morning and realised that it was adventure and expeditions...

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Vicks Nicholson
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