Annastasia Seebohm is the Group CEO of Quintessentially, the global luxury lifestyle group. Today, the Group has a team of 550 employees and 51 offices worldwide. Annastasia joined Quintessentially’s headquarters in London in 2012 to work alongside Founders Ben Elliot and Aaron Simpson. In 2016, she was appointed as CEO – Americas, relocated to New York and within her first year had successfully tripled revenues in the region. Annastasia was appointed to Group CEO in 2018.
Annastasia is an authority on the lifestyle industry and luxury market, with an unparalleled insight into the behaviours and preferences of the affluent consumer that it serves. She has an extensive knowledge of the latest luxury trends and travel experiences, as well as an acute understanding of the evolution of today’s new era of connection - the changing values and desires of Quintessentially Members and luxury brands, and their focus on meaningful relationships and authentic, human experiences.
Annastasia has been featured in Vanity Fair, Business Insider, CEO Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, The Evening Standard, Forbes, HuffPost and WWD amongst others. She is recognised as a leading voice in business, and has been included in Luxury Daily’s ‘Women to Watch 2018’ list, About Time’s ‘Female Entrepreneurs To Watch 2019’ list and, earlier this year, was acknowledged by GQ Magazine as one of their ‘50 Most Influential People in Britain’. Annastasia has spoken on panels for FT’s How To Spend It and Walpole, and at high profile summits such as Web Summit and Worth’s ‘Women and Worth’. Annastasia is on the membership committee for YPO (Young Presidents Organization), and is passionate about mentorship, creating Quintessentially’s own thriving global mentorship programme, with a focus on young talent in business.
Annastasia earned a BSc in International Business Management at Cardiff University and later spent several years in her native Greece working with leading entrepreneurs.
Annastasia previously co-founded an e-commerce property management company in the UK, which was privately sold in 2016. She is passionate about travel, the arts, her Greek heritage and women in business.