Leaders

By Tempus | 20 Jan 2021

Female leadership: four women tell us about taking their seat at the top table

On 20 January 2021, Kamala Harris will make American history. As Joe Biden in inaugurated as the United States’ 46th president, it is his vice president Harris who will represent the first of th... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 19 Jan 2021

In-house insight: a look at the modern butler with Polo & Tweed CEO and founder Lucy Challenger

To understand the way in which the general public sees butlers, and British butlers in particular, one need look no further than the hit Netflix show Bridgerton. This whimsical period comedy, set... Read More

By David Bodanis | 06 Jan 2021

Writer David Bodanis explains the benefits of fairness in a world gone mean

I have always been struck by how some people can rise to the top by being horrible human beings while, at the same time, it remains entirely true that nice guys finish last. The problem with nice guys... Read More

By Chantelle Billson | 18 Dec 2020

Tempus explores Vienna’s newly renovated and remodelled Sigmund Freud Museum

In 2020, virtual meetings and events have become a necessary part of life. From Zoom meetings with our colleagues to art exhibitions hosted online, embracing these digital times – and adapting t... Read More

By Darren Roiser | 09 Nov 2020

KWM managing partner Darren Roiser reveals his key ingredients to creating better business through crisis

When the European arm of international law firm King & Wood Mallesons’ (KWM) filed for administration in January 2017, observers followed an unfolding saga as the UK experienced its largest ... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 09 Nov 2020

Rivers of change: becoming a CEO in the middle of a pandemic didn’t quench Natalie Campbell’s entrepreneurial fire or drive for inclusion

Natalie Campbell became CEO of ethical bottled water company Belu in March 2020. Three weeks later, Britain’s Covid-19 lockdown officially kicked in. As Natalie says, “I was pretty much fa... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 13 Oct 2020

Entertainment Mindframe founder Adaire Byerly reveals what the creative mind could tell us about business leadership

It was during her decade-long modelling career that Texas-born Adaire Byerly first realised there was a problem in the fashion and entertainment industries. Experiencing a culture of “ruthlessne... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 01 Sep 2020

Ferrari's Jane Reeve tells us why women should be more than passengers in the automotive industry

As Ferrari becomes the first car manufacturer – and first firm in Italy – to receive the Equal-Salary Certificate, chief communications officer Jane Reeve explains why women shou... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 29 Jun 2020

Breitling CEO Georges Kern sheds fresh light on the future of watch fairs, timepiece trends and the new meaning of luxury

Georges Kern is a driving force in the world of watchmaking. CEO of Breitling, he has overseen a dramatic modernisation of the brand’s approach to the market, transforming the image of a refined... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 25 Mar 2020

How Nick Fry took Brawn from near-bankruptcy to a fairytale finish with Jenson Button

It’s 2006, and Honda’s Formula 1 racing team managers, CEO Nick Fry and head engineer Ross Brawn are celebrating driver Jenson Button’s win at the Hungarian Grand Prix. Fast-forward ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 14 Feb 2020

Amanda Nevill reflects on her 17 years as CEO of the BFI and tells Tempus why cinema is Britain's greatest export

Cinema is changing. That’s the message from the British Film Institute, the charitable body whose mission is to champion and develop a sizeable domestic industry. 20-years ago, British film pale... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 03 Feb 2020

Why 120 millionaires are calling for international tax reform since the World Economic Forum

Hosted in the idyllic ski resort of Davos, the World Economic Forum made headlines this year for its overwhelming focus on the climate crisis. Speakers included the Prince of Wales and 17-year-old env... Read More

By Ross Forbes | 19 Dec 2019

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 David Durlacher | 10 Oct 2019

Column: Julius Baer CEO David Durlacher tells Tempus why Brexit must be placed within a global context

As Julius Baer International expands in the UK, CEO David Durlacher tells Tempus why the UK’s economic uncertainty must be placed within a global context for our Leader's Column &q... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 10 Oct 2019

The changing face of wealth: From Leonardo to Greta, we examine the real influencers behind the new UHNW, and the behaviour trends that will affect us all

This is Leonardo DiCaprio. You know him from Titanic, The Wolf of Wall Street, and this year’s triumphant Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. His 30-year résumé of award-winning perf... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 18 Sep 2019

Exclusive: Prince Albert II on how Monaco is pioneering sustainable change from the ground up

Monaco is often associated with the finer things in life, but – as HSH Prince Albert II is determined to point out to the world – finer needn’t mean damaging. The principality’... Read More

By Floyd Woodrow | 10 Jun 2019

Column: From SAS success to empowering British schoolchildren, Floyd Woodrow shares why great leadership is all about values

Floyd Woodrow MBE DCM is a leadership specialist, author and entrepreneur. Woodrow’s early career was as a soldier in the Parachute Regiment before joining the Special Air Service at the age of ... Read More

By Tempus | 28 May 2019

Veuve Clicquot president Jean-Marc Gallot on the importance of female role models in business

On 23 May, the world’s longest-running business women awards returned to the UK, recognising three exceptional business women whose entrepreneurial spirit is well worth a toast. Hosted at London... Read More