Luca Buccellati is part of the Milanese family jeweller, Buccellati. Since 2011 he has been CEO of Mario Buccellati Italia and a partner in Buccellati Holdings, taking care of VIP trunk shows and clients. We sat down with Luca over morning coffee to find out more about him and his childhood dreams of becoming a drummer!
What’s the first thing you do when you get up in the morning?
Drink a coffee.
How do you like to spend your evenings?
Relaxing with my son and daughter.
Where is your happy place?
When I play music; I play the drums. I grew up thinking I was going to become a drummer. I’m a massive fan of music, my favourite drummer is John Bonham, from Led Zeppelin.
Where is your favourite place to go on holiday?
Sardinia, I have a house there.
How would you describe your style?
Very casual and easy.
What do you do to relax and unwind?
I like to play golf.
What really annoys you?
If you could talk to your 18-year-old self now, what would you say?
What is an important message that you try to teach your children?
Be humble and believe in yourself; don’t try to be someone else.
Do you have any favourite restaurants or places that you like to go in Dubai?
When I visit Dubai it’s always very quick, just one or two days. But if I have time I like to play golf at the Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club; I love it there.