July 30, 2019

Sir Ken Olisa: "Everybody should have the opportunity to achieve their full potential"

Download from these and other platforms:

Apple Podcast

About this episode

Sir Kenneth Olisa is the first black Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London, chair of the Shaw Trust charity and chairman of Restoration Partners. He has more than three decades’ senior business experience, and was knighted in the 2018 New Year’s Honours List for services to business and philanthropy. In this fascinating discussion, Ken talks about being brought up in a single-parent home in the backstreets of Nottingham, and how the kindness of strangers propelled him to his current position. A strong believer in always accepting help from others and in giving back, Ken says it’s his responsibility as a role model to share his story.

Read more here: Pay it forward: The circle of life

Share this episode:

Email updates:

Receive the latest episode directly in your inbox by signing up for email updates

More episodes