Coperta “Ticket to Ride”

Ticket to Ride

Narator: Seån Barrett

Durata: 7h 23m

The candid tale of one of Britain’s most outstanding contemporary philanthropists. The candid tale of one of Britain’s most outstanding contemporary philanthropists. These pages wryly track Peter’s varied career moves, from flogging tickets for one of The Beatles first major concerts, to getting inadvertently caught up in a New York family turf war while trying to buy a treated wood company.However, at the book’s heart is a serious mission to present a clear and galvanising case for strategic philanthropy, crucially with the founding of educational charity, The Sutton Trust.Partly an inspiring memoir, partly an impassioned call to action for social mobility and educational equality, Peter Lampl’s autobiography describes how a self-made entrepreneur amassed a fortune and then chose to use it to help others.Peter is the founder of the Sutton Trust, established in 1997 to improve the educational prospects of low-income children in the UK.  Thanks to the Sutton Trust’s campaigning, social mobility has become one of the major social issues of our time. Peter is also chair of the Education Endowment Foundation, funded by a Government grant, which seeks to raise the achievement of children in the most challenging schools.Peter grew up in Yorkshire and Surrey, has three children and lives in London.• Sir Peter Lampl is the Founder and Chairman of the Sutton Trust, which has funded and evaluated programmes that have helped hundreds of thousands of young people• He is also chairman of the Education Endowment Foundation to improve the performance of the poorest children in the most challenging schools• He was knighted in June 2003 and was also awarded an OBE in 1999 for services to Access to Higher Education• Co-written by the journalist Giles Smith, who has worked as a columnist for The Times, the Daily Telegraph, the Independent and has written profiles for The New Yorker• For fans of other business memoirs like Enter the Dragon by Theo Paphitis (30.9k TCM), Tycoon by Peter Jones (28.7k TCM) and Trailblazer by Marc Benioff (1k TCM)Competition: Losing My Virginity;Finding My Virginity;Enter the Dragon;Windows of Opportunity;Climate Change:Financing Global Forests;How to Avoid a Climate Disaster;Screw It, Let’s Do It. By;Richard Branson;Alan Sugar;Theo Paphitis;Peter Jones;Lord David Sainsbury;Johan Eliasch;Sir John Templeton;Bill Gates
Publicat de: HarperCollins Publishers

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