Favourite cocktail: A gin & tonic with Monkey Gin, English dry tonic and a touch of cucumber

Favourite restaurant: Le Chateaubriand Rue Parmentier, Paris 

Place of solace: With my wife and my daughter of 5, somewhere lost in Japan close to a temple

Best place for inspiration: Tokyo

Top mantra: Always say what you think, then you don’t need to remember what you said!

What did you want to be when you grew up?  A pilot! I dreamt of flying...