Leaders

By Gabriel Power | 28 Sep 2021

Ahead of the fleet: the Ferretti Group Private Preview 2021

It’s 9am and I am standing in a rather peculiar location. As a guest of the Ferretti Group’s famed private preview event in Monte-Carlo, awash with billionaires, businesspeople and harried... Read More

By Tempus | 20 Sep 2021

Champagne maison Veuve Clicquot raises a glass to female leaders at the 49th Bold Woman Awards

Every year since 1972, the Bold Woman Awards by Veuve Clicquot has spotlit and celebrated inspirational women with a trailblazing track record of success, innovation and entrepreneurism. So who else c... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 31 Aug 2021

Oxford vaccine Prof Sarah Gilbert and Depop CEO Maria Raga are finalists of the The Bold Woman Award by Veuve Cliquot

Professor Sarah Gilbert, the vaccinologist who helped create the Covid-19 vaccines, is among the 2021 finalists of 49th annual Bold Woman Award and Bold Future Award by Veuve Clicquot.  Honouring... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 18 Aug 2021

The Bezos vs Branson Star Wars: a new frontier?

Never has the age-old capitalist mantra of “competition drives innovation” felt so literal as in the last few months of the modern space race. July 2021 saw a small group of the world... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 19 Jul 2021

Local heroes: Private White VC founder James Eden tells us about honouring his remarkable family legacy

Manchester-based menswear brand Private White VC has been an understated style staple of discerning gentlemen since its launch in 2013. But, behind the scenes, founder James Eden is also using his uns... Read More

By Lauren Jade Hill | 09 Jul 2021

Andrew Wong: life through a culinary lens

Steamed dim sum, Zhou dynasty cured scallops and braised suckling pig: each of these Chinese dishes may sound familiar but, at upmarket Pimlico restaurant A Wong, each mouth-watering creation com... Read More

By Nicky Morris | 05 Jul 2021

Grape expectations: Master Sommelier Ronan Sayburn offers his predictions for the future of red wines and shares his favourite tipples

When it comes to wine experts, there is a clearly stratified hierarchy of expertise, dictated by the depth of knowledge one has about the industry. And at the very top of the pyramid are just&nbs... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 25 Jun 2021

Forging her own path: a talk with Anita Choudhrie

Philanthropy is far more than a fashion statement to Anita Choudhrie. The Path to Success founder has been championing the rights and abilities of disabled athletes and wheelchair users for more than ... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 23 Jun 2021

INTERVIEW: F1 star Lando Norris on his career so far, his ambitions for the future and the Logitech McLaren G Challenge

Lando Norris is a busy man. It would be safe to assume that most 21 year olds who are making waves in an active - and hotly contested - Formula One World Championship would find it diff... Read More

By Rebecca Prince-Ruiz | 22 Jun 2021

A positive change: Rebecca Prince-Ruiz writes about the power of Plastic Free July

In 2011 I was working in local government in Perth, Western Australia when I visited a recycling facility. There, I could see where mine and my friends and family’s waste actually went, and witn... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 16 Jun 2021

What is 'Canzuk' and what would it mean for the UK?

As the UK ratified its post-Brexit agreement with Canada in March, and the two countries prepared to announce a new “enhanced” trade deal, many political commentators took note. Trade betw... Read More

By Nicky Morris | 15 Jun 2021

INTERVIEW: Simon Geere on paving the way for sustainable private jet travel as new CEO of Farnborough Airport

After joining Farnborough Airport as CEO last year, Simon Geere has big plans for the future of business aviation. Citing the sector as a key player in the UK’s economic recovery and a springboa... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 09 Jun 2021

Come sail away: ocean explorer and filmmaker James Aiken shares his passion for solo adventure on the high seas

When it comes to exploring the high seas, there are few people who can combine the wild romance and environmental urgency of our oceans quite like James Aiken. The single-handed sailor and filmmaker&n... Read More

By Lauren Jade Hill | 05 Jun 2021

Shaping places: an interview with design maverick Jean-Michel Gathy

The luxurious Aman Venice, The Chedi Andermatt and Cheval Blanc Randheli: Jean-Michel Gathy is the man behind many of the world’s most talked-about hotels. The French-Belgian architect has ... Read More

By Rebecca Masri | 21 May 2021

Freedom for the senses: Little Emperors founder Rebecca Masri on how to combine wellness with luxury

Luxury hotel members’ club Little Emperors was formed in 2008 while I was still working in the banking sector. When the market took a tumble, I saw an opportunity to create partnerships wit... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 20 May 2021

Brora distillery reopens after 38-year absence

The word iconic is overused, but what other term could describe the legendary status of Brora? The Highland distillery in Sutherland, Scotland, was sadly closed in 1983, after a 202-year history of cr... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 17 May 2021

A spirited history: a chat with rare tipple hunter Rebecca Jago

In 2017, during an extensive restoration of his ruined barn, a French cognac distiller tore down an unassuming, hastily built stone wall – one of many that comprised the rustic old building... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 07 May 2021

Block party: meet the entrepreneurs brilliantly disrupting the world

An acceleration in digital transformation has led to a boom in blockchain business from supply chain to shares, money to music. Here, we take a look at 14 trailblazers leading the charge in this ... Read More