Among a line-up of stellar speakers at the forthcoming Monaco Wealth Forum will be Patrick Jephson, a family office expert with the very best of credentials, including as chief of staff to Princess Diana.
With more than twenty-five years’ experience in the government, luxury and family office sectors, Patrick’s portfolio has included the UK Ministry of Defence, Hawker Beechcraft, Ferrari, Harrods and Beretta. He has also worked on reputation and legacy briefs with European, Middle Eastern and Asian families, including royalty.
He is in regular demand worldwide as an authority on corporate and individual reputation management, addressing audiences at the US State Department, the American University and the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
Currently a Contributor for ABC News, Patrick has appeared on every major US network as well as the BBC and international broadcasters. A writer and presenter of prime-time documentaries, he is also a New York Times bestselling author and award-winning international feature writer. Patrick is founding partner in a boutique communications consultancy in Washington, DC, specialising in international high-profile, sensitive and UHNW services.
For eight years Patrick was Princess Diana’s private secretary (chief of staff), responsible for every aspect of her public life and private organisation. He travelled with the Princess to five continents, working with government officials up to and including head of state and engaging with figures such as Hillary Clinton, Margaret Thatcher, Presidents Bush, Mother Teresa, the King of Saudi Arabia, the Emperor of Japan and prominent figures in the worlds of politics, philanthropy and the arts.
Under relentless media scrutiny, his tenure covered the period of Princess Diana’s greatest popularity as well as the constitutional controversy of her separation from Prince Charles. In recognition of his personal service to the Sovereign, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II appointed him a Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order.
Patrick was born and raised in Ireland and holds a Master’s Degree in Political Science from Cambridge University. His family has long historical ties with the British Crown, being noted in the courts of Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and William III. As an officer in the British Royal Navy he served all over the world before being selected for royal duty. A citizen of the US, UK and Ireland, he lives in greater Washington, DC.
The Monaco Wealth Forum takes place in the heart of Monte-Carlo, on March 15. For more information please follow this link: http://thewealthforums.com/event/monaco-wealth-forum-2017/