Riding With Giants

Author:   Peter Holmes a Court
Publisher:   Penguin Books Australia
ISBN:  

9780670077946


Pages:   352
Publication Date:   21 January 2020
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Peter Holmes a Court
Publisher:   Penguin Books Australia
Imprint:   Viking Australia
Dimensions:   Width: 15.40cm , Height: 2.50cm , Length: 23.30cm
Weight:   0.464kg
ISBN:  

9780670077946


ISBN 10:   0670077941
Pages:   352
Publication Date:   21 January 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Peter had a 20-year career as an executive and company director, running companies in the US, UK and Australia before, in 2011, making a move to become a writer. As the founder of Back Row Productions he produced artists in 30 countries, from Tap Dogs in China, Eddie Izzard in New York, to Jerry Seinfeld in London. As CEO of the Australian Agricultural Company he ran what is today the largest cattle company in the world. As Executive Chairman of the South Sydney Rabbitohs rugby league team he and partner Russell Crowe turned-around one of the most loved football clubs in Australia, taking it from bottom of the league to winning the premiership in 2014. And as Chairman of Brand Sydney he got to market a city that, frankly, sells itself. As a non-Executive Director, he sat on the boards of the Barangaroo Delivery Authority, Queensland Rail, Australia's largest rail company, Queensland Performing Arts Trust, Stoll Moss Theatres of London and various not-for-profits. As a writer he has been a media leader at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos since 2012, and his articles and images have appeared in numerous publications including The Guardian, The World Post, The Australian, Huffington Post, Financial Review and The Sydney Morning Herald. Peter is married to photographer Alissa Everett, and they live in Nairobi Kenya with a couple of dogs and a couple of Land Rovers. Together they write and photograph on humanitarian and climate issues and safari as often as they can. Recent work has given him the opportunity to interview ISIS survivors in Iraq, Syrian refugees in Greece, follow South Sudanese families fleeing across the border into Uganda, cyclone survivors in Mozambique, and inspiring refugee entrepreneurs in Kenya's Kakuma Refugee settlement. Peter read law at Oxford University and received his BA in economics at Middlebury College, Vermont.

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