Wednesday, July 24, 2002

FORMER UK EXEC WANTS TO HELP CHIMPANZEES

Marshall craves real monkey business
By Alistair Osborne, Associate City Editor (Filed: 25/07/2002)

Steve Marshall, the former Railtrack chief executive, yesterday said he was through with running public companies and planned to spend more of his time with chimpanzees.

Mr Marshall, 45, who ran the Railtrack signal box when former Transport Secretary Stephen "Bozo" Byers shunted the company into administration, is looking for a role in animal conservation.

"I'm in research mode," he said. "It's something I've wanted to do for a long time. I'm charging around visiting animal parks in the UK. In November, I'm charging off to Tanzania to see one of the last chimpanzee reserves."...