Sir Richard Branson

Sir Richard Branson is an entrepreneur, investor, author and philanthropist. In 1970, he founded the Virgin Group, which has gone on to grow successful businesses in sectors including mobile, travel and transportation, financial services, entertainment and health and wellness. Virgin is one of the world's most recognized and respected brands. Since starting youth culture magazine “Student” at age 16, Richard has found entrepreneurial ways to drive positive change in the world. Most of his time is now spent building businesses that will make a positive difference in the world and working with Virgin Unite and the organizations it has incubated, such as The Elders, The Carbon War Room, The B Team and Ocean Unite.