CEO Radley Handbags & Accessories / Founder Aurelius Foundation,
Justin Stead is the Founder of the Aurelius Foundation, a community interest company with the vision to increase awareness and to share the principles of Stoic philosophy based on the four cardinal virtues of Wisdom, Justice, Temperance and Courage in the pursuit of happiness. The Foundation endeavors to share this philosophy to help young people consider how they might plan their journey through life and support their considerations of how to live a life that contributes to the greater good.
Stead is currently the CEO of Radley Handbags & Accessories and Advisor to Desmond & Dempsey Luxury Pyjama Brand. Both businesses are London based and backed by private equity/investors. Previously, Stead was the CEO of Aurum Holdings, now the Watches of Switzerland Group, which portfolio of brands includes Goldsmiths, Boutique by Goldsmiths, Mappin & Webb and Watches of Switzerland from 2007 to 2014.