Leaders

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

By Aleksandra Szymanska | 16 Apr 2019

Future perfect: The Future Laboratory's Aleksandra Szymanska unveils the trends transforming the luxury industry

The first and most important trend, in The Future Laboratory's opinion, is the changing attitudes of luxury consumers. Today, the dynamic among this society’s wealthiest is evolving &nd... Read More

By Tempus | 15 Apr 2019

Skin deep: beauty industry icon Sue Y Nabi reveals the changing science of skincare

Beauty industry icon and Orveda founder Sue Y Nabi writes for Tempus about the changing science of skincare The best skincare products of the future are all about two things – prebiotics and glo... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 08 Mar 2019

Walpole CEO Helen Brocklebank on the enduring success of the UK’s luxury industry and why brand Britain is stronger than ever

London is the fifth biggest city in the world for luxury. According to research by Walpole – the official sector body for more than 200 of the Uk's finest brands – Britain's luxury... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 21 Feb 2019

Henry Cookson, founder of Cookson Adventures, on redefining bespoke travel

If you have a personal trainer taking care of your fitness, an accountant handling your finances and a housekeeper maintaining your home, why not hire an expert to organise your holidays? A leading ex... Read More

By Tempus | 05 Feb 2019

Column: Positive Luxury CEO Diana Verde Nieto on the butterfly effect of responsible shopping

Diana Verde Nieto is CEO of Positive Luxury, a digital experience platform bringing together mindful luxury brands, curated through the Butterfly Mark. We’ve all heard so much about Millennials ... Read More

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