Footballer who became a champion of sustainable chic

Allbirds

After his playing career was cut short, Tim Brown built a $1 billion business [Allbirds] by making trainers that are the opposite of flash.

A decade ago Tim Brown was preparing to head to South Africa as vice-captain of New Zealand’s football team, the All Whites, for the World Cup. Today he leads a shoe business that has been valued at over $1 billion and is backed by Leonardo DiCaprio.

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