Roland iten

The wizard of Saint-Imier

Roland Iten, the eponymous and eccentric creator of high-end mechanical objects for men, is stepping out into the big time  Swiss jeweller Roland Iten is ...
Social Business

A bold vision

Dr Andrew Bastawrous is working towards eradicating preventable blindness in some of the world’s poorest places – using his smartphone. Until age 12, Ted Talk ...
Family Business

Supply and royal demand

The chief executive of British leather goods manufacturer Ettinger says new markets are opening up thanks to its royal warrant. Robert Ettinger is the third ...
Family Business

The daring brewery in the heart of Palestine

Running a brewery in the Palestinian Territories isn’t an investment for the fainthearted. There were probably easier career paths Alaa Sayej could have chosen. But ...

The entrepreneur securing the UAE's food security

Emirati Mahmoud Adi is building the region’s first fully climate-controlled greenhouse near Al Ain. Mahmoud Adi is one of the smartest Emiratis in the UAE ...
Family Business

Tod’s Town

The billionaire titan of Tod’s fashion empire, Diego Della Valle, believes in staying grounded. If the American dream is about giving everyone the opportunity to ...
The Dynamic Tower
Real Estate

Dubai to build the world’s first rotating skyscraper

The $30million apartments in the 80-storey tower will be able to rotate 360 degrees. Dubai has some of the world’s most ambitious real estate and ...

Top boy

American teen innovator Jack Andraka believes he has discovered a pioneering new way to detect pancreatic, ovarian and lung cancer.  Jack Andraka says he has ...
Social Business

After Aleppo’s fall

GC spoke to Karam Foundation co-founder Lina Sergie Attar who is equipping Syrians with the tools required to excel professionally and rebuild their country. Watching as ...
Family Business

The ‘it’ couple

How a husband-and-wife team took their leather accessories label from their living room in Dubai to the world in the blink of an eye. As the ...
John LeFevre

The real wolf of Wall Street

Ex-banker turned author John LeFevre gives a wild account of his days at the top of the finance world. If even a quarter of what ...
Geoffrey Kent, Abercrombie & Kent

A roaring trade

Geoffrey Kent of Abercrombie & Kent relives his journeys with everyone from Bill Gates to British royalty. He is the go-to-man if you are in ...
Family Business

The second innings

Montegrappa CEO Giuseppe Aquila is writing the second chapter of the independent storied Italian brand that has been returned to the family fold.  On the ...
Family Business

Into Scotland’s flourishing whiskey industry

GC travels to Scotland to discover that the country is looking eastwards to boost one of its oldest economic mainstays.  Its rolling hills, lush meadows ...
Social Business

Are refugees good for the economy?

Oxford professor Alexander Betts presents a radical idea wherein he shows how refugees can result in an economic boon for host countries. In 2015, when ...

Flight mode

GC meets Rob DiCrasti, CEO of the region’s leading private jet operator, Royal Jet. Royal Jet’s new CEO, Rob DiCrasti, is a veteran of the ...