MDE 13: Promoting Africa on a world-wide stage, Rex Idaminabo of African Achievers

PODCAST: In this episode of Mission Driven Entrepreneurs I interview someone who asked to link to me on linkedin. Now as you know if you have ever been in one of my workshops I don't link to just anyone!  But Rex was clear about why he wanted to link to me and he had an interesting background so I was keen to talk to him to understand his mission in setting up some of the organisations he has been involved with. Rex set up the African Achievers Awards and is on a mission to celebrate...


MDE 12: From Corporate to Radio Show Host, Viv Oyolu, Founder of Dream Corner

PODCAST: In this episode of Mission Driven Entrepreneurs I interview Viv Oyolu who hosts 'Dream Corner', a radio show that interviews inspiring women. So often the same celebrity names are touted around as 'successful' and while this might meet some people's definition of success, for many it can feel unobtainable. In contrast Viv interviews ordinary women aiming high and going after their dream. We follow Viv's fascinating journey from a background in marketing to completing a MBA at Durham...


MDE 11: From Surveyor to winning the World's Leading Green Tour Operator Award 2014, Paul Easto, co-founder of Wilderness Scotland

PODCAST: In this episode of Mission Driven Entrepreneurs I speak to Paul Easto who along with his co-founder set up Wilderness Scotland, based in the Cairngorms National Park. I have to admit I am a massive fan of Wilderness Scotland so I was very excited when Paul agreed to be interviewed. I went on a beginners kayaking holiday with the company a couple of years ago. It was such a memorable trip, majestic views, amazingly clear water, great food and a lot of laughs. I talk to Paul about his...


MDE 10: Serial entrepreneur with a passion for sustainability, Chris Langwallner, co-founder of NamZ

PODCAST: In this episode of Mission Driven Entrepreneurs I speak to Chris Langwallner whose international career in the food industry led him to launch his own business manufacturing flavourings for big food manufacturers such as Frito-Lay. He exited the business and moved with his family from Shanghai to Singapore where he then worked in a senior corporate job again before setting up a new company focussed on sustainably sourced natural flavourings. I talk to him about his entrepreneurial...