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Peer Stories

Inspirational, informative and always insightful stories from people using their skills in 'unretirement'

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"I feel rejuvenated by changing my role in the business"

Alan Morahan

Chief Commercial Officer, Punter Southall Aspire

"I always thought dog photography would be great to do as a business"

Nigel Wallace

Dog photographer

β€œIt is important to get your first role while still working – it is an anchor for future roles.”

Estelle Clark

Founder Strategic Arrow and non-executive portfolio

"I am pretty busy and loving it"

Diana Cornish

"Breadth of experience is very important to look for a good board member"

Jan Babiak

Board and Committee Chair for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Bank of Montreal and BAI Communications; Former Managing Partner EY

"I've got plenty to do and it is such fun and continuous learning"

John Burbidge-King

CEO Interchange Solutions Ltd

"It gave me a voice and being a representative of the community"

Marilyn Devonish

Specialist remote working implementation consultant, expert in accelerated learning, mental health first aid trainer. certified photoreading instructor

"It was scary but very encouraging and a bit of recognition of my work"

Oliver Barnes

Former lawyer and artist

"Mentoring entrepreneurs builds a breath of business experience and could be useful for board roles"

Stuart Watson

Former partner EY and non-executive director, audit committee chair at Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care System

"Self-publishing is hard but it is a dream for many people"

Douglas Adamson

Executive Chairman at Anthropods & Co Ltd, Chairman of the Trustees at Settle Stories and author of a Yorkshire trilogy