HUSSEIN KANJI

Hoxton Ventures

‘Necessity,’ says Kanji, Hoxton Ventures’ co-founder and partner, when asked about how the idea of the company came about. ‘After leaving Accel Partners, no venture fund would hire me — accept from California funds who insisted I move back —… Read More

SIMON HAYCOCK

MICHAELIS BOYD

From residential new builds and renovation to hotels, restaurants and bars, Michaelis Boyd, since its establishment in 1995, has been offering a broad range of architectural and interior design services for clients in the UK, Europe, Africa, Nepal, Turkey and… Read More

FRANCIS TERRY

This year has seen Terry start his own practice, Francis Terry and Associates. While Terry is one of the forefront practitioners in new build classical houses for UHNW clients, he says that his is a flexible practice: ‘We are a… Read More

CHARLOTTE SKENE CATLING

SKENE CATLING DE LA PENA

Skene Catling’s most recent building for Lord Jacob Rothschild on his Buckinghamshire estate is a brie-shaped wedge clad in flint. The flint is meticulously arranged by colour, getting darker towards the pointy nose of the building. Flint, a material rarely… Read More

BARRY TUCKER

TUCKERS SOLICITORS

You might not expect to find criminal lawyers reclining on the sofas at London’s most exclusive private members’ clubs — but Tucker is a different sort. He founded the firm in 1980 – aiming to provide a 24-hour service –… Read More

RICHARD LE TOCQ

LOCATE GUERNSEY

The former accountant was the chairman of the Guernsey branch of the Institute of Directors when he identified the need for an inward investment team to promote Guernsey as a prime destination for UK HNWs looking to relocate. With over 25… Read More

JAMIE KEANEY

Chubb

‘Our claims service is second to none – that’s the most important thing from my point of view,’ says Chubb’s recently appointed Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer for its international high net worth business, who is proud of the… Read More

JEREMY MILES

Chubb

Chubb’s amiable senior vice president for the company’s European high net worth business was in a celebratory mood when he spoke with Spear’s. ‘It’s been a standout 12 months for our team,’ he says of the year’s performance, before describing… Read More

GUY JENNINGS

THE FINE ART GROUP

I went into art advisory because it married my two main areas of interest; art history expertise and working with passionate collectors,’ says MD Jennings, who heads up art advisory at The Fine Art Group, the art world’s newest giant… Read More

JAMES GORST

ARCHITECTS

Self-described ‘classic modernist’ James Gorst has two favourite buildings. The first is the crisp and austere Villa Tugendhat by Mies Van de Rohe, a seminal modernist building by a seminal modernist master; so far, so expected. The second, the Tempietto… Read More