The 21% of torchbearer places that were allocated outside of public campaigns: 8,000 Holes Part 4

In the fourth part of a serialisation of Help Me Investigate’s first ebook – 8,000 Holes: How the 2012 Olympic Torch Relay Lost its Way we look at what happened to the thousands of torchbearer places that were allocated outside of public … Continue reading

Is this Olympic torchbearer another Aggreko director?

Philippe Boisaubert carried the torch in Hull with no nomination story. Could it be the same Philipp Boisaubert listed as Managing Director, Continental Europe? His profile on Viadeo lists his home town as Sucy en Brie – the same as … Continue reading

Get the data: Aggreko torchbearers

Last week we reported on the company where 4 out of 7 executive directors were carrying the Olympic torch. As part of our process of investigating the allocation of torchbearer places, we’re publishing the data behind that investigation. This is … Continue reading

Four out of seven directors at £50m Olympic energy contractor found among Olympic torchbearers – and the CEO’s PA gets to carry a torch too

UPDATE: Now published on the Caledonian Mercury. Rupert Soames is having a very good year. In addition to netting a £7m bonus this year on top of his £1.39m salary, and seeing the company’s share price shoot up, he will … Continue reading