Terence Conran is one of the world's leading designers, furniture-makers, restaurateurs, retailers. He is chairman of Conran Holdings, the parent company of his retail and restaurant businesses, and Chairman of Conran & Partners, his architecture and design practice. There are Conran Shops in London, Paris, New York, Tokyo, Marunouchi, Nogoya and Fukoka. Terence also designs furniture for Content and Benchmark. In 1989 he founded the Design Museum, the first of its kind in the world, and his is the Provost of the Royal College of Art.