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CNBC Meets

CNBC Meets: Sir Richard Branson

In this highly personal interview, Branson reveals stories about his childhood that give an insight into what drives and motivates him today, and how he built the Virgin brand.

The programme features interviews with Eve Branson, Richard's mother and inspiration; with Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, who share their thoughts on Branson's achievements, both personally and professionally and explain how his philanthropic endeavours make a difference to so many lives around the world.

Filmed on location on Necker Island, Branson's private retreat in the Caribbean; at his home in Oxfordshire and in Oslo for a meeting with 'The Elders' - a independent group of global leaders put together by Branson and Peter Gabriel.

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  • Tania Bryer is a guest presenter and executive producer of CNBC Meets. In this series, she profiles some of the world’s most successful business people to find out what makes them tick. Bryer previously worked for BBC and Sky Television.