Lord John Bird, founder of the Big Issue

Lord John Bird MBE

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Big Issue

Holly Tucker said Lord John Bird’s story is one of the greatest she has shared. Poverty-stricken, and in and out of prison, Lord John knew he’d have to forge his own path. It’s a story of grit, chance and a belief that inequality should be tackled by empowering those often forgotten.

On going from the streets to the House of Lords

Why you will enjoy this episode:

  • Funny, straight-talking and a brilliant storyteller, Lord John will have you enraptured from start to finish.
  • Learn about the crucial role Body Shop co-founder Gordon Roddick played.
  • Celebrate entrepreneurial spirit and how we can seek to make an impact every day.

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