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AD ANGUS DRUMMOND LIMITLESS TRAVEL

In the first of our two-part exploration into individuals who have overcome personal challenges to succeed in business, we look at Angus Drummond, whose passion for travel is breaking down barriers for himself and others facing similar difficulties. The Birmingham-born entrepreneur was set for a life in finance as he joined Royal Bank of Scotland in their London investment bank in his early 20s, but a medical diagnosis turned his career and immediate outlook upside down. “I was diagnosed with limb girdle muscular dystrophy. The prognosis at the time was that within the following ten to fifteen years I would lose my mobility, eventuality need a wheelchair and have to depend on other people for help and support and to get about.” Having played rugby and cricket as part of a very active youth, the news was understandably incredibly hard to take, and presented Angus with a unique set of new challenges. His response was to seek clarity in his love for travel; he quit his job and set off to see the world with partner, Lucy. A new journey Besides sweeping vistas and stunning cityscapes, Angus’s eyes were opened to the realities of declining health, and subsequent mobility issues, both for himself and others with disabilities.

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Profile for GBentrepreneurs

Great British Entrepreneurs Magazine (Spring 2018)  

This magazine brings incredible stories together in one place, helping to shine a spotlight on some of the biggest issues facing entrepreneu...

Great British Entrepreneurs Magazine (Spring 2018)  

This magazine brings incredible stories together in one place, helping to shine a spotlight on some of the biggest issues facing entrepreneu...

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