René Emilio Jaime Farach, CEO Banco Ripley

Achieving a shared vision with a well-disciplined team

Q&A with Banco Ripley CEO René Emilio Jaime Farach BV: How do you evaluate Banco Ripley's performance in banking? René Jaime: Our bank is growing step-by-step...

Rufus Griscom & Alisa Volkman (CEO Babble): Tackling taboos to seek family fortunes

THE idea of turning parenting into a corporate mission would be enough to reduce most mums and dads to dribbling wrecks, but when Rufus...

Deep Oil: Unlocking the Poles

The arrival of peak oil — the point in time when global oil production peaks and begins to forever decline — has loomed for...

SME: Engineering Perfection

Perfection is often the outcome of fortuitous circumstance – not necessarily of a carefully traced design process. That’s how a West Sussex precision engineering...

EESHA KHARE (Student): Young inventor changing the mobile world

MOBILE phone batteries last for a few hours and then slowly die. We all sigh a little, put them on charge, and wait a...

Can Australia’s richest woman stay under the radar?

VERY little is known about the reclusive Vicky Teoh, and only a handful of people even know what she looks like, but the veil...

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Waiting for the Age of Reason

Her life has been an extraordinary journey across varied political, cultural, and geographical landscapes. She is beautiful, intelligent, courageous, and quite outspoken. Author, campaigner, politician,...

Winnie Byanyima: From the Bush to the Global Stage

Oxfam International’s dynamic director Winnie Byanyima possesses a most extraordinary CV. Her career includes working as Uganda’s first female aeronautical engineer, living in the...

Eden Full Goh: Here Comes the Sun

Eden Full Goh was barely ten when she picked up a book at the neighbourhood library with detailed instructions on how to build a...

Paul Collier: Studying the Causes and Effects of Mass Migration

Sir Paul Collier CBE (Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) specialises in the political, economic, and developmental plight of countries...