Ben Winstanley

Ben Winstanley

Deputy Editor

Ben Winstanley's articles

The CEO of Roger Dubuis on life at the cutting edge of the watch industry

Roger Dubuis may be based in Switzerland, but that’s where the watchmaker’s classic credentials begin and end – this innovative brand isn’t afraid to challenge tradition. Meet its CEO, Jean-Marc Pontroue

Meet the man helping to shape the future of sport

You may not have heard of him but Marco Auletta, CEO of Silva International Investments, is one of the most influential men in sport. He tells shares some of his unique insights

Fitness gear you need for 2017

It’s the new year, which means it’s time to get active in a big way. Make sure you have kit that’s fit for purpose

Jeremy Renner on The Avengers, fatherhood, and his musical ambitions

Jeremy Renner isn’t your average Hollywood film star – in fact, acting is only half his story. Ben Winstanley meets a man who finds time to write music, run a property empire, and drink the occasional cognac

The five-star shooting experience celebrating game season in style

There’s only one way to mark the height of game season – an afternoon’s shooting with Purdey and a Michelin-starred dinner at St James’s Hotel & Club in Mayfair

Andrew 'Beef' Johnston is the hero golf needs right now

The charismatic British golfer is winning fans across the sport – and beyond

London's coolest shops

A luxury store should be so much more than simply a place to buy stuff. Here are the British brands which are leading the way in offering a whole new dimension to retail

Patrick Grant on Savile Row's future, experimental designs and dated silhouettes

Patrick Grant is creative director of a Savile Row tailor, and fashion brand E Tautz. He talks to us about Cartier watches, Great British Sewing Bee and the future of British fashion.

How Wentworth Club is becoming London's golf destination of choice

Wentworth Golf Club and Reignwood Group are hugely investing in the estate. Chief executive Stephen Gibson explains what's next for the UK's most respected golf complex

Tom Hardy on military-grade tech, kung-fu kicking people and the Mad Max sequel

Dunkirk actor Tom Hardy talks about the Mad Max sequel, maturing as an actor and the changing directions in his career.

Mirazur: the Côte d’Azur restaurant transforming French cuisine

Restaurant Mirazur is not only one of the best restaurants in the Cote d'Azur but has one of the world's best views. We travel to the French Riviera to find out ourselves

The Lakes Distillery: English whisky is here to stay

The Lakes Distillery in Cumbria is taking on Scottish whisky, and putting English whisky on the map.

Jason Atherton: restaurant king with a taste for fashion

Michelin-starred chef and restauranteur Jason Atherton is one of the leading figures in London's restaurant scene but he loves fashion almost as much as food.

Freddie Hunt: living in the fast lane and following in his father's footsteps

Racing driver Freddie Hunt talks about living in the fast lane, his teammate Mathias Lauda and following in his father's shadow. 

Photographer Tom Oldham talks Hasselblad cameras and shooting the stars

Tom Oldham speaks to Square Mile about his iconic photography, which include portraits of John Cooper Clarke, Nick Cave, and Liam Howlett.

Sam Claflin on Me Before You, British acting and Emilia Clarke

Hunger Games star Sam Claflin on his new film Me Before You, a golden age for British acting and Game of Thrones Emilia Clarke in an exclusive interview with Square Mile.