Malcolm Hurlston CBE had a career as an international lobbyist, advising a wide range of blue chip companies inmany countries. In 1988 he founded the Employee Share Ownership (Esop) Centre and only recently stepped down from its full-time management. He remains as Chairman and the voice of employee shareholders. He chairs the Financial Inclusion Centre and has founded several other social enterprises. During his early career he made ends meet by freelancing as a writer and as a DJ for the BBC Serbo-Croatian service.