My Life’s Work | Michael Wainwright, Managing Director, Boodles
In this weekly series, we meet a Walpole member chief executive to discover what makes them tick, how they define success, and what keeps them awake at night. This week, ahead of The Boodles Tennis Challenge, we meet Boodles Managing Director, Michael Wainwright, who discusses why he hopes family values will always be at the heart of the company.
Member of the Week | The Savoy
One of London's most iconic hotels (and a founder of Walpole), The Savoy, built in 1889, was the UK's first luxury hotel. Today it is one of the capital's most celebrated landmarks, proudly standing on the northbank of the River Thames - and our third-ever member of the week.
Meet the Maker | Vivien Sheriff
Each week we ‘meet a maker’ from a Walpole member company, shining a light on the highly skilled craftspeople creating British luxury products and experiences. Today, introducing Vivien Sheriff and her eponymous millinery brand.
What Walpole Does
Walpole is the UK's only membership organisation for British luxury brands, providing a collective voice for 200 members.Find out more
Walpole curates an extensive programme of events, including the prestigious annual Walpole British Luxury AwardsFind out more
Walpole raises the profile of the industry through media engagement, telling the story of British luxury worldwideFind out more
Walpole amplifies the luxury sector on the political stage and through new research, ensuring it is protected and promotedFind out more
Walpole nurtures the next generation of British luxury, through Brands of Tomorrow, Crafted and the Luxury Management Programme at LBSFind out more