Episode published: 09/07/21
In this thirtieth episode of Living Proof, Dan Aspel catches up once more with INI Director David Abrahams. Approaching the end of his tenure in October 2021, David looks back on an intensive five years at the helm, considers the successes and challenges of his role, looks forward to opportunities that the future brings (for both him and INI) and – of course – finds time to discuss the thrilling summer of sport which has brought us a frenetic Tour de France and first tournament final for the England football team in 55 years.
00:00 – Introduction
01:05 – Euro 2020 and the Tour de France 2021
13:50 – Retrospective of time at INI
23:28 – Plans for the future
39:00 – High points of a Directorship
David looks back on an intensive five years at the helm, considers the successes and challenges of his role, looks forward to opportunities that the future brings, and (of course) finds time for some sporting chat
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