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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


Celebrating Madiba ahead of #MandelaDay https://t.co/Su3sAbNreb
7/17
2020
Dear @VirginAustralia team. I am so proud of you and everything we have achieved together. This is not the end of V… https://t.co/G3VTuue95bAn open letter to Virgin employees https://t.co/Nv1RLBhp3j https://t.co/Qj16CUT5N0An open letter to our Virgin family. For 50 years I have been humbled by the incredible pride our people take in wo… https://t.co/a9PcSOYQcP
4/20
2020
Virgin Money has announced it will cover our small platform fee for the remainder of government lockdown. By coveri… https://t.co/gRIcu3NmNl
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4/18
2020
It’s fair to say we’ve come under fire this week. Equally, we’ve seen plenty of love too. Whilst you can’t run a fu… https://t.co/LiTYi5RFSz
Retweeted by Richard BransonVirgin Money Giving is 100 per cent not-for-profit. It has raised tens of millions of additional funds for charitie… https://t.co/PTWkEVsPMFVirgin Money Giving is 100 per cent not-for-profit – it does not make any profit on any donations and never will. H… https://t.co/y2eFVNyvof
4/17
2020
Sunday's cryogenic (LN2) captive carry flight represented the most realistic rehearsal of our launch system and pro… https://t.co/8vO6HAakAQ
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4/15
2020
In response to Covid-19 we formed a task force with @NASAArmstrong, @Antelopevalleyc, @CityofLancaster and… https://t.co/x3XyRAtfRj
Retweeted by Richard BransonWe’re so glad to have the opportunity to operate a number of rescue flights for the @foreignoffice to bring UK citi… https://t.co/A3w0lc8uWQ
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4/10
2020
Working with the Department of Health and the NHS, @VirginAtlantic will be operating seven more cargo-only flights… https://t.co/Xj5syOE6QTWe’re going LIVE today on our YouTube channel with episode 2 of #ScienceWithVirginGalactic. Tune in to learn, how t… https://t.co/TQ03dOitGA
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4/9
2020
On Friday, we presented one of our prototypes to @GavinNewsom and @CA_EMSA, who shared encouraging words but also s… https://t.co/O2l4dhGwL7
Retweeted by Richard BransonAfter landing on a simple but robust design for our ventilator, we submitted our application for Emergency Use Auth… https://t.co/Q7D8zPIRPR
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4/6
2020
Extremely proud to see @VirginAtlantic teaming up with our foundation @VirginUnite and the @Virgin Group to fly in… https://t.co/pj7T5F4vCG
4/3
2020
We're grateful & humbled to have received the @SkollFoundation Global Treasure Award. As #SkollGoesVirtual, its foc… https://t.co/3lh9DQ8zWf
Retweeted by Richard Branson2020, you’ve fooled all of us, so this #AprilFoolsDay we’re turning our prank into a reality. We’re collecting all… https://t.co/FicXi87Gaf
Retweeted by Richard BransonOur engineering teams, in collaboration with industry aerospace engineers, have been working on designs to manufact… https://t.co/IMG6ZJWmPP
Retweeted by Richard BransonWe are supporting the purchase of COVID-19 testing machines in New Mexico and California to improve diagnostic time… https://t.co/MHJBMRc7rp
Retweeted by Richard BransonW are donating PAPRs (Powered Air Purifying Respirators) to local hospitals. These machines offer additional protec… https://t.co/FXNLEe4yIQ
Retweeted by Richard BransonAll over the globe, we are seeing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Led by our in-house flight doctors, our team… https://t.co/3uWAA0QnCC
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4/1
2020
Here's a quick message from our CEO Dan Hart and Kevin Zagorski, the lead engineer on this project, showing the fir… https://t.co/OgLC3k1gN1
Retweeted by Richard BransonWith the guidance of medical experts from @UCIrvine and @UTAustin, Virgin Orbit has designed a new automated "brid… https://t.co/BNCgcmkLLJ
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3/30
2020
An important message from Richard Branson and Tom McAlpin on Scarlet Lady's inaugural season:… https://t.co/XzZZA8fBg7
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3/12
2020
Designing a new hotel experience: https://t.co/AiMpWyBQsF @virginhotels #VirginFamily https://t.co/FDQocB3RwyA sneak peek behind the scenes on how @virginhotels are disrupting the hotel industry with incredible design and en… https://t.co/Bdd8lltUPqExciting to get a copy of our new book Virgin By Design https://t.co/AiMpWyBQsF #VirginFamily https://t.co/F77lHTQrTR
3/11
2020
Congratulations to all the team https://t.co/KPG40qDMJaWhy I think it’s time for a fresh start in drug policy: https://t.co/2k8vg7Skpl https://t.co/krs2oJdvxORemembering my dad and some of the things he taught me: https://t.co/OkRbHDX8qH https://t.co/9UMuIYBd12One of the most resounding lessons I learned from my father was the importance of dreaming https://t.co/OkRbHDX8qH https://t.co/radjZoP13fThe lessons I learned from my father: https://t.co/OkRbHDX8qH https://t.co/eyCCRT0RMO
3/10
2020
Always great to see how @VirginStartUp help entrepreneurs to scale their businesses: https://t.co/9bJlU6pAouhttps://t.co/kb0MxWNHaVCongratulations to the Bahamian Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis for his work on pursuing renewable energy in… https://t.co/khoxs6zRFcCaribbean islands are providing bold solutions to the #climate crisis. It's great to see a transition to clean ener… https://t.co/UqMU6IxWGfWatch our partners, the @RockyMtnInst, on CBS 60 minutes talking about how we can build a more resilient Caribbean https://t.co/Y78vHIAHyTIt’s heartening to see the Caribbean is at the forefront of solutions and is leading the clean energy transition… https://t.co/pIpumM4AE3 @Virgin_Orbit Thanks for being part of the #VirginFamily Kelly @inaherlihy It’s the little things…“Being globally minded means making the world smaller through shared passions. Although we may be far apart, we all… https://t.co/HobjIwNZCB
3/9
2020
Inspiring to hear how four women are rowing across the Atlantic to highlight the importance of ocean conservation:… https://t.co/8B0u4btdyeLooking back at how @virginhotels freed the WiFi. Exclusive insight from our new design book, #VirginByDesignhttps://t.co/mS9vi3vReE
3/8
2020
An insightful look at how small habits can made big changes: https://t.co/jln9RGOMau #ReadByRichard https://t.co/cwjcquMFzEWonderful to hear how @VirginLimitedEd are placing people, purpose and sustainability at their very heart. Amazing… https://t.co/442cCBrQqm“There is still much work to be done, and we must not waiver in our efforts to protect Africa’s wildlife.”… https://t.co/47KBYQVwBm
3/7
2020
An interesting read on why a start-up’s social benefit is just as important as its financial outcomes:… https://t.co/kEHq8Tl0F3
3/4
2020
Sensible, evidence-based policies that take inspiration from what has already been tried and tested elsewhere can s… https://t.co/pL3wf3HTQu @VirginLimitedEd Well done team – such a beautiful animal. @mslater22 Thanks Matthew and well done @VirginHolidaysThe so-called war on drugs has been a costly failure that has achieved nothing to make societies and communities sa… https://t.co/I2rfC67htuMy thoughts on why it’s time for a fresh start in drug policy https://t.co/2k8vg7Skpl https://t.co/SUr001MqHcVirgin by Design is the story of the individuals and teams who make the #VirginFamily what it is:… https://t.co/urtAFTEUKv
3/3
2020
Wonderful to see @VirginStartUp help entrepreneurs to scale their businesses: https://t.co/9bJlU6pAou #Crowdfundinghttps://t.co/SPWZ0EiqyEI’ve shared my thoughts on why I think now is the best time there has ever been to be an entrepreneur starting or g… https://t.co/V5DelpqPmfHow to get crowdfunding: https://t.co/9bJlU6pAou @VirginStartUp https://t.co/2DQturSKpUGreat to see another fellow hot-air balloon enthusiast! This episode of Meet The #VirginFamily leaps into the baske… https://t.co/DbA4PVpr3nGreat to read about South Africa's commitment to preserving and protecting the ocean: https://t.co/0zy2hYTxIxhttps://t.co/NDdTy2lXDn
3/2
2020
2020 is the year we must choose to thrive and #TheFutureWeChoose by @CFigueres and @tomcarnac shows us how to do i… https://t.co/qcMuwI0wX7Following Hurricane Maria, many children couldn’t go to school. Wonderful to read about how @RockyMtnInst partnered… https://t.co/9jol6BTbdxIntroducing Virgin by Design – celebrating 50 years of the @Virgin brand, sharing exclusive insights into how the b… https://t.co/74DDWm2x6K
3/1
2020
This just in!  Sunday, March 1st at 7pm ET watch us on @CBS @60minutes. See how islands are ‘flipping the script’ f… https://t.co/FIUlekgEhn
Retweeted by Richard BransonThe idea that inspired people to pinch @VirginAtlantic’s salt and pepper pots: https://t.co/qNjPqe5IL6 #VirginFamily https://t.co/I5NtHKGpnd.@VirginVoyages is bringing the romance back to sea travel https://t.co/Vnj9sT5Qp4 #VirginFamily https://t.co/PjUUBf7AWA @VirginAtlantic Lovely to hear. #VirginFamilyKasbah Tamadot, @VirginLimitedEd’s retreat nestled in the rugged landscape of the Atlas Mountains - it is just as m… https://t.co/cK1of7KmUp
2/29
2020
The most important thing about a business is your people: https://t.co/imrZ5Tw1M3 #VirginFamily https://t.co/9iMqG6i7QYInnovation and shaking up industries goes hand in hand: https://t.co/ilpc4udEiQ https://t.co/8AviLa2mOvHow to turn challenges into opportunities: https://t.co/ilpc4udEiQ https://t.co/s2creF5job
2/28
2020
Congratulations to @VirginFest for bringing together such a great array of artists for its LA festival this year:… https://t.co/LB2DtJGdICInsightful advice from the 100% Human At Work network on how smarter recruitment can help your company prepare itse… https://t.co/aaNQBh6oaSA business is nothing more or less than its people, and fittingly Virgin By Design is made by many. At its heart, i… https://t.co/Utf4jAYMAeAs we celebrate our 50th birthday, we’ve created a unique book to tell our story, featuring various dreams that hav… https://t.co/qtr4XnGCcbSomething I’ve been very excited about. Introducing #VirginByDesign - a special look behind the scenes of the cultu… https://t.co/hwhePySCDW
2/27
2020
A great Q&A between @HollyBranson and LinkedIn: https://t.co/nfyOvmiO9e https://t.co/dJZIvTBgUyWent for a bike ride through the Atlas Mountains – the scenery was breathtaking (as were the steep climbs!)… https://t.co/bWwVtuD3F2Took my mum to visit some of the women that her foundation has helped over the past 20 years, and she couldn’t stop… https://t.co/ALmCTwi2hjThrilled to announce our new book Virgin by Design, celebrating 50 magical years of the @Virgin brand… https://t.co/WWEn2RqWYTReally wonderful to spend some time in Morocco with my mum visiting the @EveBranson Foundation… https://t.co/kuUU7jEgd1How to make the most of your marketing budget by being more creative: https://t.co/oAksTQ4Pif https://t.co/r7Ko4uffsc
2/26
2020
.@VirginVoyages’ Scarlet Lady sails into #Liverpool. What a beautiful ship. https://t.co/Vnj9sT5Qp4 https://t.co/H3MQkqOydL“Creating a psychological, physical and emotional safe space for employees is very important to me. That’s when cre… https://t.co/OkpZDTHHzb
2/25
2020
Encouraging to see businesses use creativity and innovation to create products and services that leave a positive g… https://t.co/HB0Eje8ciVIt’s fun how little ideas can make people smile and make people more likely to book an experience:… https://t.co/KKS0SURIDbHow we tried to get more people to book our recording studio in the early days of the @Virgin brand… https://t.co/amofXhEV6XThe idea that inspired encouraging people to pinch @VirginAtlantic’s salt and pepper pots: https://t.co/qNjPqe5IL6 https://t.co/8Ngy3Ds6zY.@virginpulse hired over 600 new team members last year. Here’s a look at what life is like at the company:… https://t.co/en6VObxVGKHad so much fun joining @VirginVoyages as their first cruise ship, Scarlet Lady, sets sail for the very first time:… https://t.co/Ot9Qbn6WDM @DoverDC @VirginVoyages @VirginAtlantic @Port_of_Dover @DoverRNLI Thanks for having me and for the trip down memory lane! @xCarrie82x @GMB @kategarraway @adilray @VirginHolidays Happy to hear this Carrie. Have a wonderful holiday – and m… https://t.co/SjsZXp3fkZAn interesting idea about how to make meetings more productive: https://t.co/CcP7svb0VP #ReadByRichard https://t.co/QNP7qgj4JF
2/24
2020
Great to see @Virgin_Sport create a challenge that encourages teams and workplaces to become more active:… https://t.co/fKoxtkyU62Looking back at my great ‘aha’ moment among other things: https://t.co/dntYZbSJzt https://t.co/3AV5EWbeyrA new report from @RockyMtnInst provides a great review of Hawaii’s clean energy journey https://t.co/oxhH64ppIBhttps://t.co/lrs2drA5sj
2/23
2020
It’s your words that count, not the spelling: https://t.co/mE4V6I0yXN https://t.co/un1WcopWRHGreat to see @VirginMoney taking @Virgin’s music heritage into the future with new partnerships with two of the wor… https://t.co/O9039hdfIe“In this world, when we combine head and heart – we can accomplish anything.” Wonderful to hear from Andrew Youn,… https://t.co/d9yi7b7U3G
2/22
2020
I’m so proud of the @VirginVoyages team and everything that has been achieved with their first ship… https://t.co/NktQa4BD0mI’ve wanted to launch a cruise line since I was in my 20s and I’m so excited that it’s finally happening with… https://t.co/I1uIlFVvdLMy tips on how to always be innovating in business https://t.co/etdCG1j0p8
2/21
2020

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