Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

Beresford is the brains behind Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs list. When he's not working on this for MT, or gold-digging in his capacity as compiler of the Sunday Times Rich List, he's an avid rail buff. This romance blossomed in the 1980s, when he was the ST's transport correspondent.


Asked to enumerate his failings in a job interview 15 years ago, Garrett has avoided these encounters ever since, preferring to be the one asking the questions. In this month's MT, he investigates how job candidates are trained to handle the third degree - and sell Brand Me.


MT's agony uncle has been called 'Adland's greatest philosopher', having been a creative director and chairman of J Walter Thompson. Bullmore has just celebrated two major milestones: his 80th birthday and 10 years of providing wisdom and humour in his 'What's Your Problem?' spot in MT.


Former FT journalist Elliott took time off from the busy social scene in New Delhi, where he lives, to review India Inc for MT. He writes for the Economist, the New Statesman and Fortune, and his professional musings can be read on his current affairs blog, wittily named 'Riding the Elephant'.


Sculptor-illustrator Wood created the character 'Charlie', around whom MT's 'Tomorrow's World' feature is based. He began as an 'apprentice head builder' for Spitting Image - 'hot glue and dust everywhere,' he recalls, 'and everyone getting injured.' Wood now enjoys the quiet life at his east London studio.

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