On Purpose

David Bartram
David Bartram

On Purpose London January 2012 Fellow, Director of Ventures at UnLtdDavid Bartram followed a successful corporate trajectory after university, but didn’t feel the purpose and passion he craved. So he set out to discover something more. His shift...

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Saira George
Saira George

On Purpose London April 2015 Fellow, Associate at SystemiQI loved my first placement [at Accelerate CIC, as part of the Associate Programme at On Purpose], but it was also very un-comfortable. The institution-building that I was doing involved...

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Jon Khoo
Jon Khoo

On Purpose London January 2012 Fellow, Innovation Partner at Interface“In the last couple of weeks, I was invited by The Body Shop to share what I do with all their employees globally; I had to pinch myself because, when I was younger, Anita...

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Pasha Coupet Michaelsen
Pasha Coupet Michaelsen

On Purpose London April 2015 Fellow, Operations Manager at the Pasha Coupet Michaelsen worked as a finance lawyer before joining the On Purpose Associate Programme in April 2015. Today she is Operations Manager at the Refugee Support Network, a...

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Jim Riddiford
Jim Riddiford

On Purpose London April 2013 Fellow, Head of Development at Jim tells us why he applied for the social enterprise leadership programme On Purpose and what’s happened next.Can you tell us a bit about yourself and your career?I studied Classics at...

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Rachel Jagger
Rachel Jagger

On Purpose London October 2014 Fellow, Investment Manager at “I wanted to feel, at the end of a hard week, like it had all been worthwhile.” Rachael Jagger wasn’t unhappy at work, but something was missing. Here’s how six months abroad, a social...

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David Tinnion
David Tinnion

On Purpose London October 2014 Fellow, COO at “I would rather all that effort was going into a job that was aiming to improve society.” David Tinnion’s gut was telling him it was time to move on. Here’s how he learned to listen, and how, with the...

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