Leaders

By Michelle Johnson | 23 Oct 2018

What makes the best hotels in the world stand out? We ask the experts

10 years ago, brothers Ivan and Rouslan Lartisien decided to bring their favourite luxury hotels to a digital-savvy clientele by launching the Grand Luxury Group. But their carefully curated hote... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 04 Sep 2018

Formula E’s first female team principal Susie Wolff on smashing the glass ceiling of motorsports

When Susie Wolff sped onto the Formula 1 track in 2014, she was the first female to do so in 22 years – no woman had attempted the feat after Giovanna Amati crashed out of th... Read More

By Charlotte Metcalf | 04 Sep 2018

These 5 powerful women are shaking up the watchmaking industry

The world of watchmaking is a predominantly male-led domain but change is being made. “Sexism has undoubtedly decreased significantly in the last 15 years,” Dr Rebecca ... Read More

By Rose Adams | 20 Aug 2018

An entrepreneurial "concierge for fragrance" says bespoke beauty is the future

As the demand for bespoke beauty grows, it’s clear that personalisation is the future. No surprise then, that emerging brands are taking note. One scent-sational example is Sniph, a fragrance di... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 09 Aug 2018

Sabi Sabi Safari Lodge remembers how Nelson Mandela won a stand off with an elephant

The incredible life of Nelson Mandela – trailblazing civil rights leader, political prisoner and South African president – has been well remembered this year, with an international day of ... Read More

By Rose Adams | 08 Aug 2018

‘Chef of the century’ Joël Robuchon has died aged 73

Renowned French chef Joël Robuchon has died aged 73 at his home in Geneva on 6 August, a year after his last treatment for pancreatic cancer. Robuchon made an unforgettable contribution... Read More

By Rose Adams | 07 Aug 2018

The sweet smell of success: Tempus talks to fragrance entrepreneur Nathalie Vinciguerra

To achieve success in your chosen field, it’s fundamental to live and breathe what you do – and no one knows this more than Nathalie Vinciguerra, founder of luxury fragrance brand Anima Vi... Read More

By Mark Hearn | 02 Aug 2018

Time for change: Patek Philippe's MD on UK's watch collectors

Luxury watch collectors and connoisseurs in the UK have been more attracted to complicated timepieces lately. I say that as our customers more and more are looking for complications in a watch. We bel... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 22 Jun 2018

How do you turn a charity fundraiser into a global giving phenomenon? Eva Longoria reveals all

The phrase ‘fiscal responsibility’ is hardly the sexiest of buzzwords, but for Eva Longoria Bastón, it is the single ethos that has turned her charitable endeavour into a modest fun... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 21 Jun 2018

Princess Yachts executive chairman on why the future of yachting is riding high thanks to innovation, investment and customer focus

"True innovation within the yacht industry moves slowly but, to me, it’s a key part of every industrial business. When I joined Princess Yachts, the first question I asked was: 'Ho... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 05 Jun 2018

WWF's Tony Juniper on how we can help the fight against climate change

Tony Juniper is one of the world's leading environmentalists, educating a generation of leaders in business and government to concerned individuals through his role as WWF director of advocacy and... Read More

By Rose Adams | 01 May 2018

Vitamin Injections London Founder Bianca Estelle on why they are the future

In our quest for swift solutions to counteract effects our busy lives have on our health and appearance – dull, ageing skin, low energy levels and a weak immune system t... Read More

By Ross Forbes | 13 Apr 2018

Kobe Bryant on his transition from basketball star to Oscar-winning filmmaker

When superstar basketball player Kobe Bryant retired his jersey in 2016, fans and critics alike expected he would somehow continue to make waves in the sporting world. But no one could have guessed ho... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 29 Mar 2018

Le Gemme Reali: Bulgari's bejewelled new perfume trio is fit for an empress

At Bulgari's elegant boutique on New Bond Street, a unique £900,000 platinum necklace adorned with precious emerald, rubies and rare sapphires sits on display in homage to the Byzantine Empr... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 15 Mar 2018

How Mayfair-based Starr Luxury Cars is set to reach stratospheric success

From luxury car hire to elegant chauffeur services, there's one business in London that has plans in motion to become the only name on the discerning client's lips. Ikenna Ordor's Starr Lu... Read More

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