Mudslide to the Oscars with Rafael Dos Santos

| 31 mins

Moving to a new country is one thing, but not speaking the language is something quite different. Rafael Dos Santos arrived into the UK knowing just two people with no grasp of the English language. Starting out as a glass collector and dish washer in pubs, Rafael learnt English and slowly started to make London his home. Battling loneliness and a feeling of isolation, Rafael has suffered with clinical depression and talks openly about the moment he considered suicide. A phone call to the Samaritans was the beginning of the journey back to happiness. Rafael’s contagious energy and ambition makes this a must listen podcast. Rafael is a multi-award-winning entrepreneur and the CEO and co-founder of, a tech startup that connects journalists with business owners. As the editor-in-chief of High Profile Magazine, he secured cover stories with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and Richard Branson, to name a few. Rafael has won seven awards so far, including the Sunday Times 'Top 100 Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs in the UK'. His award-winning TEDx Talk 'What It Takes To Be A Migrant Entrepreneur' has been watched over 157k times. Rafael has 18 years of experience running businesses in the UK, USA and The Netherlands, has an MBA from Henley Business School and recently became a Forbes business contributor. Rafael is the author of four books and two national reports in the UK.