A veteran of the corridors of power and the byways of influence for more than four decades, McDonough is trusted by UHNWs, corporations and high-flying individuals in public life (not to mention ‘a head of state, as I still do’).
As the second season of the addictive Sky Atlantic hedge fund drama Billions begins, Spear’s Sophie McIntyre speaks to psychiatrist and neuroscientist Dr Tara Swart – London’s answer to Wendy Rhoades – about how to increase hedge fund performance.
‘That would be an interesting gig, working with Trump,’ muses Gow in answer to our hypothetical question. ‘I would’.
An astute adviser to blue-chip multinationals and C-suite HNWs on their reputations in the financial markets, Grant and his team specialise in ‘critical communications’ through ‘times of significant stress and public interest when time is short, scrutiny is intense, and the outcome is vitally important’.
‘There seem to be plenty of opportunities in our Mayfair marketplace,’ says Methven of his Grosvenor Street ‘intelligent advisory service’, adding that his firm has seen a 20 per cent increase in revenue over the year.