THE HOROLOGIST: Embracing adventure in life and business with Giles English, Bremont
In this episode, host James Hurley, Enterprise Editor at The Times, is joined by Giles English of Bremont Watches.
Instilled with a keen sense of adventure from a young age, Giles inherited a passion for both aviation and engineering from his father – an ex-RAF pilot with a PhD in Aeronautical Engineering.
Inspired by family tragedy, Giles, together with his brother and Co-Founder Nick, has pioneered the reinvigoration of British watchmaking. A number of plane crashes have been pivotal in the company’s story, and Bremont is fittingly known for its famous “Tested beyond endurance” motto.
Time began for Bremont in 2002, when the English brothers embarked on a journey to make beautifully crafted pilot’s watches of exceptional quality. It has since grown to become one of the largest manufacturers of chronometers in the world.
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