The Walpole Board
Michael WardChairman, Walpole; Managing Director, Harrods
Michael Ward is Walpole’s Chairman and heads up the board of esteemed industry experts from a breadth of different luxury sectors. Michael is Managing Director of Harrods.
Helen BrocklebankChief Executive, Walpole
Walpole's CEO, Helen Brocklebank brings a deep understanding of the business of luxury, gained from over 10 years at Esquire & Harper’s Bazaar – where she was Director of Editorial Partnerships – and her own luxury brands content consultancy.
Richard CarterDirector of Global Communications, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars
Richard Carter joined Rolls-Royce Motor Cars in February 2009, where he is Director of Global Communications.
Gillian de BonoFORMER EDITOR, FT HOW TO SPEND IT; ASSISTANT EDITOR, FT
Gillian spent 25 years building up How To Spend It into a multi-award winning magazine, website and app and a major profit centre for the Financial Times. She now consults for luxury lifestyle brands and media.
Mark HarveyManaging Director, Chapel Down
Mark Harvey is Managing Director of the Wine Division at Chapel Down. Prior to that he held various marketing and commercial roles at Cartier, Moet Hennessy and L’Oreal.
Mark Hendersonchairman, gieves & hawkes
Mark Henderson is an experienced company chairman and director with an outstanding track record in international luxury and fashion businesses, most notably as chairman of Gieves & Hawkes.
Michael MorleyHead of Wealth Management UK, Deutsche Bank
Michael is Head of UK Wealth Management at Deutsche Bank. He was previously CEO of Coutts & Co; a Director of Adam & Company; and Chairman of RGB International.
Dr frederick mostertresearch fellow, university of oxford ip research centre
Dr Frederick Mostert is a Past President of the International Trademark Association and is former Chief Intellectual Property Counsel and Chief Legal Counsel of Richemont.
The Walpole Advisory Board
Meribeth ParkerNon-Executive Director and Luxury & Media Consultant
Meribeth Parker has been non-executive Director for Jimmy Choo plc, Bally and Belstaff as well as founder of Meribeth Parker Consulting working across media and luxury brands.
Nick TemperleyGeneral Manager, Edrington-Beam Suntory UK
Nick Temperely joined Diageo in 2003 having completed an MBA at London Business School. He is Head of Reserve Brands GB and has also held a variety of finance roles.