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Tom Ilube

Entrepreneur and philanthropist on a mission to find the undiscovered Albert Einsteins of Africa: Becky Milligan profiles the 'most influential black person in the UK', Tom Ilube.

An entrepreneur who helped found Britain's first online bank. A philanthropist who fled Idi Amin's Ugana and is now on a mission to track down the undiscovered Albert Einsteins of Africa. He embarked on a search to find a long-lost sister in Uganda after thirty years; he once rocked an 'impressive' Afro; his backers number a former head of MI6, and during his honeymoon in Mexico he sneaked away from his wife to attend a maths conference. Oh, and he's hell-bent on making it into space. You've possibly never heard him, but he's just been named the most influential black person in the UK. Becky Milligan profiles Tom Ilube.

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Sun 6 Nov 2016 17:40


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