About Us

Sigillus is an exclusive Private Office dedicated to providing quintessential life experiences and connections to our elite clients worldwide. We offer premium lifestyle & concierge services to private clients, corporates, residential properties and commercial buildings. We provide clients with a first-class travel support program, working with our team’s combined knowledge and the best partners worldwide and we organise some truly incredible bespoke experiences and tailor made events for private and corporate clients. Sigillus provides specialist expertise in various lifestyle fields such as fine art, concierge, travel, real estate, household staff recruitment and much more.

Our core value is to support our members to achieve their goals and fulfil their dreams.

Sigillus was founded by a dynamic entrepreneur Paola Diana. Through her successful international household and childcare search consultancy, Nanny & Butler, she has provided carefully matched staff to clients including royal families, dignitaries and high-net-worth individuals for almost a decade. Paola’s innate understanding of her clients’ needs, challenges and aspirations allowed her to create a truly bespoke service, and highlighted the opportunity to assist her clients in other areas.

Our Founder: Paola Diana, Entrepreneur and Author

Paola Diana is an Italian entrepreneur, mother and author living between London and Rome. She is the founder and executive chairman of Sigillus, an international members-only lifestyle management company. Paola is also the founder of Nanny & Butler, a leading global bespoke search consultancy agency leader in the placement of childcare and household staff.

Paola was educated at Bologna University. She studied Political Science and she achieved an MA in Communication. She spent five years working for the Former European and Italian President Romano Prodi political campaign and she was the director of his supporting Think Tank, before becoming an entrepreneur.

In January 2016 Paola published in Italy “Saving the world. Women: the XXI century’s change factor”, which will be published in the UK by Quartet Books of Naim Attallah. The book explores the reasons why all nations need to have many more women at the top of political and economic sectors. As a female entrepreneur, equal rights expert and tireless campaigner for female welfare and employment rights, Paola contributes regularly to TV and radio, conferences and policy meetings focused on the subject.

Paola has been featured in many publications, please see our Press Coverage here. Paola is a member of the Sorority Club.


Advisory Board

jacopo redi sigillus board memberJacopo Redi has been in the Asset Management and Wealth Management world for 20 years. He started his career at Lombard Odier & Cie managing Fixed Income Portfolios for both Institutional and Private Clients. In 2002 he joined the Family Business Redi & Partners as Director of the Investment Advisory Team for several Funds of Hedge Funds of Lyxor and BNP Paribas. In 2016 he became Managing Director of Berger van Berchem & Cie London subsidiary. Jacopo has travelled all his life and has lived and worked in London, Paris, New York and Milan.

 

James Rae is a seasoned management consultant helping FTSE 250 improve their customer experience and business services. He also has a track record in innovation management and start-ups. He works between Italy, UK and USA. Prior to his 15 years in management consultancy, he worked in the high-end fashion retail. James is currently living in London and the island of Capri.

 

 

 

screen-shot-2016-10-12-at-17-03-58Pablo Terpolilli is a professional advisor with broad experience in financing and investing. Mr. Terpolilli acted as head of corporate finance for a multi billion family owned global industrial conglomerate with interests in oil & gas, metals, chemicals, logistics and commodities trading. He worked with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Credit Suisse in New York. Mr. Terpolilli also worked for Goldman Sachs and participated in several European leveraged financing deals with institutional investors. Mr. Terpolilli co-founded Knightsbridge Partners and currently on its Advisory Board.

 

 

img_5348Lara Barnes is a chartered accountant, who has extensive experience in incorporating offshore companies and property accounts. Lara has set up a very successful hospitality business in Knightsbridge and concession in Harrods. She has worked with clients from all over the Gulf states including members of Royal Families.

 

 


Our Testimonials

”When I was looking for an elite concierge service earlier this year, I spoke to a number of companies. I decided to join Sigillus because it seemed to have a more “family” feel to it: much less of a factory than some of the other well-known providers. I have now been with Sigillus for nearly a year. The response to my needs has been to a very high standard indeed. Sigillus has helped me with a variety of eclectic and time pressured requests. I would recommend membership to anyone who requires top-end concierge service with a little Italian flair!” Sigillus is Rated 5 Star on the scale of 0 to 5 by JB, Hedge Fund Manager | London, Hong Kong

”I am so proud to be a member of Sigillus lifestyle management company. My experience with Sigillus is wonderful with a pleasure every time I think about it. The team is highly professional and responsive with attention to details at all times. It is like they take care about you as a baby and always ready to help. You feel yourself very precious and VIP. Besides, Sigillus organise a lot of events, where you can meet intelligent and interesting people, it’s always good for communication and networking.” Sigillus is Rated 5 Star on the scale of 0 to 5 by AR | London, Moscow

”Sigillus is extremely talented, proactive and well-connected in providing luxury lifestyle experiences for me and my family. Not only did they organised a private jet travel experience at the last minute, but also provided assistance with property search in London and placed 3 top nannies for my children. Sigillus saves me a lot of time and stress especially responding to emergencies. I love the personal approach with a dedicated lifestyle manager and the delivery of services in all discretion.” Sigillus is Rated 5 Star on the scale of 0 to 5 by NW | London, Riyad

”I spend a lot of time travelling and I admire the fact that Sigillus has always surprised me with a one-of-a-kind travel experience. I have been skiing and playing golf with the world’s champions across the globe as well as watching the F1 on a yacht with VIP hospitality. I always feel very inviting and exclusive to be a member of Sigillus, enabling me to explore the luxury lifestyle in all aspects from fine art and travel to security protection. I very much appreciate that Sigillus has fulfilled all of my requests in such a fast pace environment and act as my own personal assistant to have 24/7 access to your services and the best contacts in town.” Sigillus is Rated 5 Star on the scale of 0 to 5 by HS | London, Mumbai

”Thanks to Sigillus for sourcing a bespoke fancy yellow diamond ring for my wife from the best Italian craftsmanship. Not only have you sealed a great deal for me to invest in real estates in New York and London, but also provided the best UK private education for my sons. I admire the Italian culture and style, with Sigillus I have access to the top Italian luxuries, whether I wanted a rare Italian wine or a supercar or a designer bag, you have made it! I would definitely recommend Sigillus if you are looking for the impossible possible!” Sigillus is Rated 5 Star on the scale of 0 to 5 by KC | London, Beijing


Our Values

Commitment: by dedicating to the success in providing the best experiences in the luxury lifestyle management. Always with a personal touch, with kindness, patience, attention to detail

Integrity: by exhibiting honesty, trustworthy and integrity at all times. By establishing a personal relationship with clients, in order to ensure a harmonious client relationship management

Innovation: by constantly evolving and expanding our bespoke networks of consultants worldwide. Persistently offering creative and innovative ideas to our clients in the contemporary world

Responsiveness: by being proactive rather than reactive. Always highlighting and responding to future improvements and acting promptly to the needs and changes in preferences of our clients. Being sensitive to the upcoming trend of the corporate environment and market Sigillus operates in

Please contact us for more information.