Jumping Ship: From the World of Corporate Australia to the Heart of Social Investment


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As an ambitious, competitive kid from a public school, who grew up in a country town in Victoria, Michael Traill converted privileged education opportunities in the hallowed halls of Melbourne University’s Trinity College and the Harvard Business School into a highly paid and successful career at Macquarie Bank, often called the millionaire's factory. 

But a career devoted to money-making – for himself and his clients – was never going to satisfy Michael’s deeper yearnings: his passion for social justice; his determination to make the world a better
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ISBN:

9781743792575

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

304

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

Weight:

580g

RRP:

$45.00

Category:

Biography and Memoir

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 September 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Traill

Michael Traill grew up in the mining town of Morwell, in country Victoria. With a state-school education, and a strong sense of engagement with the local community, he developed an awareness of disadvantage and deprivation in the town. The opportunity to study at one of the most respected universities in Australia as well as the Harvard Business School led to a highly paid and successful career at Macquarie Bank, often called the