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Gavin Peacock
Banker escapes after 25 years to join a media start-up

Gavin took an opportunity in early 2012 to make a big career change after 25 years in investment banking operations to join a m...

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Gavin Peacock
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We'd be delighted to help Escape the City members in any way we can. The driver behind the new platform is around significantly improving access to appropriate capital and the most relevant content...
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Stefan Siegel
From the world of finance to founding Not Just A Label

Stefan escaped the world of finance and now he is loving life running his own online designer platform NJAL; supporting others ...

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Stefan Siegel
Penny Mills
Property market professional escaped to Devon

Penny worked for 25 years in London. She had a great job but she wanted a complete change before she was too old to do so. She ...

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Penny Mills
Fumi Tosu
From economic consultancy to international development

Fumi spent almost 7 years in the economic consultancy field but knew he wanted to spend his time helping others. He got prepare...

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Fumi Tosu
Joe Nelson
Ex Goldman banker becomes condom revolutionary

Joe Nelson left a 10 year career as an algorithmic trader at Goldman Sachs to launch his revolutionary new condom company, aptl...

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Joe Nelson
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As we grow/expand I'm sure we'll be in touch - currently a 3 man company - me, my brother and the wife!
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Kirsty Ross
Starting a business with a guy I met down the pub

Kirsty took 6 months out of management consulting to become employee #2 at a brand strategy start-up. With no branding experien...

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Kirsty Ross
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I’d be really happy to share my experiences and what I've learnt with anyone who’s also looking to escape the corporate world, either permanently or for a short time, or considering starting up a b...
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James Layfield
Ex Virgin employees create ideal environment for growing businesses

James Layfield and business partner, Steve Pette, left the corporate world behind with an aim to help 10,000 businesses grow ov...

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James Layfield
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EO Entrepreneur of the Year, CEO at Central Working - growing thousands of businesses through collaboration
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Sean Peters
Ex corporate-ladder-climber helps emerging social ventures in developing world

Sean Peters left a promising career in a top-tier consumer goods company to found Global Catalyst Initiative, and now works ful...

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Sean Peters
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