Co-Founder & 1st Gentleman
An experienced entrepreneur, lecturer, and writer. He has been involved in the creation of more than eleven businesses in sectors including property, labour subcontracting, bars & restaurants, nightclubs, event management, security and film & television production. Has previously sat on a number of boards, both charitable and commercial, in various roles from chairman to advisor.
Zach is a Prince’s Trust Business Mentor and is currently involved in the board of ICROSS. He has an MBA from Cass Business School, and is a Master NLP Practioner, Master Hypnotist and Coach.
Lorella McDonaldLorella has a degree in Linguistics from UCL where she specialised in Phonetics. Currently she teaches English Pronunciation, focusing on RP Accent and Accent Reduction. Her hobbies are opera, writing and socialising. She believes in the values of the past and feels very strongly that people, especially gentlemen, nowadays must reconnect with these universal values not only to better themselves but to better society as well.
Public school educated, from a Naval family, Ruairidh is a traditional Brit, who tries to live to the gentlemanly ideal.
By day, he is a hospitality professional, working in the upper echelons of the industry, and has looked after everyone from foreign dignitaries, to celebrities, to the average family, and delights in making people happy.
By night, he continues to be a foodie, …. and a gentleman.