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Tie-loathing adventurer, philanthropist & troublemaker, who believes in turning ideas into reality. Otherwise known as Dr Yes at @virgin!

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Joined Twitter 8/13/07


I find it so fascinating seeing how @virgingalactic’s spaceships are built https://t.co/eC9LzOK8aG @TheSpaceshipCo https://t.co/LYWQNq77btReally excited to see the progress being made on building @virgingalactic’s fleet of spaceships:… https://t.co/K0fqKXo3a5It’s so encouraging to see young people rising up and tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges https://t.co/hBjOvMdWWoThis is no longer one girl’s fight in Sweden. The future of our planet depends on these young people, acting on the… https://t.co/BVwWF92D5h
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9/18
2019
All You Need Is Love feels an appropriate song for my grandchildren – as I’m sure everyone lucky enough to be a gra… https://t.co/VTR7ZFPnbpHad such a wonderful week striving with some brilliant people to support @bigchange_ (though no one told me my wets… https://t.co/N55bCb5r2yIf I had to pick a favourite Beatles song it would have to be All You Need Is Love. What’s yours?… https://t.co/dGlAHbw2EiCan’t wait to read @PaulMcCartney’s new children’s book #HeyGrandude with my own grandkids. Hey Paul, mine call me… https://t.co/unSgFKE4mTGreat to see @VirginAtlantic teaming up with @Barbie to encourage more girls to consider a career in aviation… https://t.co/HFf9DWVK80
9/17
2019
Wonderful to see @VirginAustralia flying @ruokday? ambassadors around the country to tell their stories and spread… https://t.co/kOcMqQxeWmGreat fun unveiling @VirginVoyages new uniforms in style with a party at the London Opera House with an incredible… https://t.co/Ar7KGRSiWC @VirginVoyages @McAlpinTom Thanks for giving me the grand tour. I think my face says it all… @HollyBranson @sambranson @strivechallenge @bigchange_ Such a wonderful week. We missed you Holly!.@VirginVoyages teamed up with designer @GPugh_Studio to create uniforms that would make our crew feel really speci… https://t.co/9BIw04eUiK.@VirginVoyages reveal their uniforms - and just like the rest of the ship, they are nothing like what you would ex… https://t.co/vKaS6KIJNzA new report shows that experience doesn’t necessarily translate into better employee performance employee. I could… https://t.co/u2POMnLuSQ
9/16
2019
“I want my school to be run by Aboriginal people who are like me and understand me. I want the adults to stop locki… https://t.co/5eTMJ1KS6u"Not only do we need to develop new ships but we have to change the global infrastructure that services ships." How… https://t.co/eZXTe8zh37“To taxi down that huge runway and takeoff where WhiteKnightTwo has been taking off all those years was a great pri… https://t.co/domit6OVz8Concerned by plans to allow oil and gas drilling in an area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge that has been pr… https://t.co/py9B7EWo3V.@ian_urbina shares some incredible stories from his latest book The Outlaw Ocean: https://t.co/xnd1B57aVwhttps://t.co/IvmthzEepT
9/15
2019
When it’s a long way down, you’ve just got to keep looking ahead. Reflecting on the final day of the 2019… https://t.co/c79aN9nNTKWhy Kasbah Tamadot is one of the most magical places in the world: https://t.co/9mObLFKrJI @VirginLimitedEdhttps://t.co/qk57J43SOdThat’s a wrap for the 2019 @strivechallenge! It’s amazing to reflect on what both the Strive Challenge and… https://t.co/hsuM2dadgU"Great brands don’t sell, they make people feel." Fascinating thoughts on being more mindful with branding:… https://t.co/bO0hi3Fk4u600 million people in sub-Saharan Africa have no access to power. Africa has a lot of sunshine. Is increasing acces… https://t.co/XQyrYP0k9hOvercoming fears and reaching new heights on the 2019 @strivechallenge: https://t.co/h4TzXNERXq #WeStrive https://t.co/69iGuMp7WqOne smart, creative idea can make a huge difference. @PLGreenChalleng has selected five finalists – each one workin… https://t.co/ZkuKEG2iOO
9/14
2019
Karen Walker is @VirginActiveSA’s Global Head of Design Projects and a high-performing duathlete. Great to see the… https://t.co/H0W2OQTM99Great to see @VirginAtlantic introduce the greenest amenities kit in the sky – full of sustainable products and a l… https://t.co/i4P2Wo1d37“Schools are squashing curiosity instead of nurturing it, and we desperately need more curiosity in the world.”… https://t.co/zxu2qone8K
9/13
2019
“Small acts when multiplied by millions of people can transform the world.” – Beautiful insight from my son, Sam, o… https://t.co/pq3lvS9daGStrive so far – some of my favourite moments from the 2019 @strivechallenge https://t.co/BOO7niMAuE #WeStrivehttps://t.co/dlxzH2QowfDesigning for speed: Excellent to learn more about @EnvisionVirgin’s graphic designer https://t.co/gf2NojFu5Vhttps://t.co/pRn6ceTG87Terrible to read an average of eight people take their own life every day in Australia. @ruokday encourages all Aus… https://t.co/CaXVyaJERb @VirginVoyages @GoBrightline @flytropic Thank you @VirginVoyages and to everyone who has supported or donated. #BahamasStrong @_becki_d @VirginAtlantic That’s brilliant. Love the inverted commas around ‘work’ too Becki. #VirginFamilyYou might notice a small change to our uniforms this week in support of @ruokday. This change is to remind us all t… https://t.co/Ww72zlmaAA
Retweeted by Richard Branson#ThursdayThoughts from my wonderful mother. Thanks for sharing @HollyBranson https://t.co/5bEfV50zze @EveBranson https://t.co/DMB3jexMwM
9/12
2019
It’s more than thread count that counts when it comes to a luxury travel experience. It’s the people, purpose, soul… https://t.co/iJCCzZetQeInspiring to hear how @OneAcreFund are working with farmers to help shape solutions and build lasting pathways to p… https://t.co/XP1wNEXzNzKasbah Tamadot - our @VirginLimitedEd property in Morocco - was once again voted the best hotel in Northern Africa… https://t.co/QKyH0xqGDaGreat to see @virginmedia improving its support for vulnerable customers https://t.co/yvzqo1rXEv #VirginFamily https://t.co/2UvtoqcTPkThe magic of Kasbah Tamadot https://t.co/kfihLzB1Wn @VirginLimitedEd https://t.co/YR2laHqyYS
9/11
2019
Today's report from @GCAdaptation & @UNEnvironment outlines a bold year of climate action and adaption.… https://t.co/PbMf27eIgJ
Retweeted by Richard Branson.@strivechallenge day one – it’s wonderful to hear everyone’s different ideas about how we can transform education… https://t.co/GhCjhcSSPK.@VirginAtlantic's new partnership with @VoeGOLoficial will take you from London to Rio (and beyond) – exciting tim… https://t.co/JXrHi4HtIgOops, put my wetsuit on inside out. Off to a good start on the 2019 @strivechallenge https://t.co/qVDkcXn5P4https://t.co/5rjpA1ivsgDay one of the 2019 @strivechallenge - reflecting on what we can achieve when we all come together… https://t.co/WBTfi1lxxRHere are five of the world’s greenest start-ups according to @PLGreenChalleng https://t.co/fcZQU11B5S @VirginUnite https://t.co/7TvOeqGmu2
9/10
2019
Thanks to our partnership with @Barbie, we can now #SeeHerFly. We want to encourage more women to take to the skies… https://t.co/Wq1ONt9XJM
Retweeted by Richard BransonIt’s been inspiring to see the indomitable spirit of people in the BVI in the two years since Hurricane Irma. So pr… https://t.co/2jqHHWOU4LToday the brilliant team at @Beco_UK have launched their #stealourstaff campaign. It’s time to drive disability in… https://t.co/cTJBepgk6N
Retweeted by Richard BransonTwo years on from Hurricane Irma and there is a still work to be done in the BVI, but I’m so inspired by all the te… https://t.co/ybtGfnyRyaToday, Delta is scheduled to operate two Bahamian relief flights from Marsh Harbour (MHH) to Nassau (NAS). Flights… https://t.co/EX9JnAt6Ih
Retweeted by Richard BransonThe power of youth: encouraging to see the next generations capable and willing to change the very fate of humanity… https://t.co/AR0esgstBJIt’s hard to believe two years have passed since Hurricane Irma. With so much lost, we knew the journey to recovery… https://t.co/lyaK3Fye8T
9/9
2019
There are many brilliant business ideas ready to flourish with a little helping hand. Reflecting on @VirginStartUp’… https://t.co/v1tT7zs5wFArrived in Switzerland and really forward to the first day of the @strivechallenge tomorrow https://t.co/FLJfghk3N1 https://t.co/jMQDhvMgf4Always nice to hear the stories behind the @BransonCentreCA entrepreneurs. Melanie is a start-up founder from Jamai… https://t.co/KrY022G8rz
9/8
2019
Brightline President Patrick Goddard lending a hand with our Bahamas relief efforts. We’ve joined forces with… https://t.co/ukHV8UThyO
Retweeted by Richard BransonA call-to-action for the Bahamas. Wonderful to see how the @RockyMtnInst is joining together with partners from the… https://t.co/huRtuKamsRMy top ten quotes on living life better https://t.co/hpWSeaKoXS https://t.co/mDTeQrhLGRDevastating to see the damage from Hurricane Dorian. @GoBrightline (soon to be Virgin Trains USA) is working with… https://t.co/wralkFf4c3
9/7
2019
#HurricaneDorian is another sad reminder that man-made climate change is contributing to increasingly strong hurric… https://t.co/TVtba2LWPiExciting new research shows how space could become the new frontier in the battle against cancer… https://t.co/mnGTyBhaj8My mum on why it’s never too late to make a difference https://t.co/pOCRKOVFoL #FridayFeeling https://t.co/UpVwWS1oekToday marks two years since Hurricanes Irma and Maria hit the British Virgin Islands https://t.co/zxOmRm5qhM https://t.co/BjWsPEqz1NOur hearts go out to all of those who have been impacted by #HurricaneDorian, and thanks to everyone who is support… https://t.co/4SmRaA474gA day in the life of Tofu the dog https://t.co/7JCoocC4i9 #NeckerIsland #VirginFamily https://t.co/xSso2MwWnpI have long called for an opt-out system to be the default position for organ donation globally. I’m thrilled that… https://t.co/rE5r3zwI6d
9/6
2019
.@VirginStartUp are already doubling the national average by financing and supporting 41 per cent women founders, a… https://t.co/1NwFTOY9NCHere’s one example of a thriving woman entrepreneur who the team supported already: Amarachi Uzowuru, whose Lucocoa… https://t.co/q3LCr7r9feThank you for lending a hand at this critical time https://t.co/eQXRDLXfdJ @CBenz31 Nicely put!It’s been great seeing such a positive reaction to @VirginStartUp’s pledge to fund an equal number of men and women… https://t.co/zOxKYIzuuMStunning timelapse of the clouds above @VirginGalactic's Gateway to Space at Spaceport America, New Mexico… https://t.co/YK8wn18oioIt’s time to shape a future of work that serves humanity: https://t.co/mnkvFRnAJu #ReadbyRichardConcerning to hear the Home Office is failing to stand up for LGBT+ asylum seekers who are fleeing persecution for… https://t.co/4bbH5xg90MA few years ago at a Q&A @natclarkmusic asked me a question about facing her fears. I invited her to face hers and… https://t.co/EPdUe0CPXa
9/5
2019
.@HollyBranson reflects on how @VirginStartUp is addressing the challenges faced by women entrepreneurs… https://t.co/ww8GbO21U8As an entrepreneur who has created thousands of jobs in the UK, I applaud the Tory MPs who have stood up to prevent… https://t.co/UJoXBMq6gDEnjoying @natclarkmusic’s new record: beautiful music about family, facing fears, pursuing dreams and staying hopef… https://t.co/22HI3fXWXXKeeping creative in later life: https://t.co/VaeOK7BmZQ https://t.co/3DtyqOWtL9The Thames was declared biologically dead in the 1950s. Wonderful to hear that it has gradually recovered and is no… https://t.co/Er746CQGgX
9/4
2019
Seeing the youth of the world rising up and making a positive impact shows us what humanity is capable of. We all o… https://t.co/WKYEXeghbqOver half the world’s population is under the age of 30 and it’s time we acknowledged their impact and potential… https://t.co/kDoQfoApB3Great to see @HollyBranson and @sambranson inherited the adventure gene! https://t.co/wINxqts0Cc #VirginFamily https://t.co/HuzBnuRghZIt’s encouraging to see young people rising up and tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges. Here are my tho… https://t.co/nWfVNzBbuMThree reasons why you should explore @virginhotels brand new #Dallas hotel https://t.co/EBqdQbe39A #VirginFamily https://t.co/PKnmxf533P
9/3
2019
@VirginAustralia So lovely. Happy belated Father’s Day to all of the Dad’s in Australia. @VirginAtlantic @VirginAustralia Love this. #VirginFamily @saurabh343 Thanks Saurabh. It’s important to focus on what you’re passionate about and look for any gaps that your… https://t.co/8IDhjrpA0aVMS Eve flies past our Gateway to Space facility at Spaceport America on her way to conduct simulated spaceship lau… https://t.co/0XX4ZLtyeE“Growth happens when you step out of your comfort zone; magic happens when you do it with others.” – I’ve been trai… https://t.co/f2an1LGRe5Over the past six years, the @strivechallenge has raised over £4.5 million for @bigchange_ and the challengers have… https://t.co/VapcZiu5nnLooking ahead to the @strivechallenge next week https://t.co/FLJfghk3N1 https://t.co/hpVqLvH4AmThe art of delegation has its roots in accepting perfect isn’t always possible https://t.co/7JCoocTFGJhttps://t.co/bPT7UeRNTd
9/2
2019
Thinking of everyone in the Bahamas as another monster storm hits. Stay safe, be as high as you can above water lev… https://t.co/H703yzcHMwWe need to be willing to experiment and test new ways of working. Here are the companies in New Zealand & Australia… https://t.co/ZhMUwW9pwV
9/1
2019

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