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Minister of Economic Affairs 2010-2011, responsible for co-ordination of the IMF plan, starting a process of financial sector restructuring dealing successfully with unprecedented levels of corporate
Expert on 21st Century security issues including cyber-warfare, asymmetric conflict and drones, as well as national and commercial risk.
Internationally renowned Danish economist, founder of Markets and Money Advisory and of Market Monetarist. Author of Milton Friedman – a pragmatic revolutionary.
Former Deputy Mayor of London with insights into the workings and politics of one of the world’s most sophisticated cities.
After Dinner Brexit - UK, European Union and Referendum Cities & Urbanism Coaching and Development Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Presenters Current Affairs Disaster and Crisis Management London Management and Leadership Public Sector Regeneration Terrorism Transport & Transport Policy
Raconteur and storyteller whose life has orbited around so many great political events. Creator of House of Cards, now a massive Netflix series.
After Dinner American Politics Brexit - UK, European Union and Referendum Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Presenters Current Affairs Entertainment Media Politics and Political Television, Radio, Broadcasting US Election 2016
Three times CEO with a wealth of leadership experience. As CEO of The Financial Ombudsman, The National Archives and HM Courts and Tribunals Service.
Passionate, animated, knowledgeable and highly regarded for her informed, lively and brilliant analysis of economics and financial markets.
Columnist for The Times, founder of ConservativeHome. Writes for The Spectator, New Statesman, London Evening Standard, City AM, Wall Street Journal & the FT.
Iain is one of Britain’s leading political and current affairs commentators, on Radio, online and through his regular columns in the press.
Former Marketing Director of Sears, EMAP plc, Standard Life plc and Group Marketing Director for Barclays plc. A globally significant figure in marketing and business development.
Superb moderator, well informed and highly skilled. Award-winning Journalist and favourite as an awards host.
Played a key role in bringing Saddam Hussein, Chemical Ali and other international criminals to justice. Leading war crimes investigator & criminalist.
Unapologetically posh award-winning satirist and wit, now host of BBC Radio 4's flagship satirical show, The News Quiz.
Author, thinker, broadcaster and Professor of Art History and History. Creator of the landmark TV series History of Britain.
FT principal political columnist and author of the biography 'George Osbourne: The Austerity Chancellor'. One of the most influential figures in British society.
Former First Minister of Scotland, now SNP spokesperson for International Affairs and Europe. Elected to Westminster in May 2015 as MP for Gordon. His referendum diary The Dream Shall Never Die became
Former secretary of state, foreign secretary and leader of the Conservative party. A renowned and outstanding speaker and political insider.
Leading authority on extremism, the Eurozone and EU, Brexit and how it may succeed, how we might fight terrorism and what the electorate really think about these issues.
Innovation and organisational change guru who helps organisations to solve impossible problems and find profitable solutions.
Steve Richards is Chief Political Columnist for the Independent, Contributing Editor of the New Statesman and host of BBC R4’s Week in Westminster.
Former Minister for Health, Trade & Industry, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Shadow Business Secretary. One of the most experienced figures in British politics.
BBC Head of Religion and Ethics. He has an outstanding record in promoting public debate on leading subjects of ethical and policy interest.
Succeeded Founder Sir Richard Branson as Group Chief Executive of Virgin; he re-shaped the group and increased its diversification.
Europe expert and political insider specialising in penetrating analysis. Offers frank insight into how ministers and politicians arrive at decisions.
Leading European expert on public policy issues, demographic and economic trends, pension schemes and public health related to ageing population.
Leads award-winning think-tank ResPublica. Internationally recognised thinker whose work has enormous policy & practical impact across European politics.
Brexit - UK, European Union and Referendum Business Business - Trends and Futures Cities & Urbanism Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Presenters Culture and Society Education Media North of England & Northern Powerhouse Politics and Political Public Sector Religion and Ethics
Former Ambassador, worked to end apartheid, dealt with the Soviet Union as communism collapsed & finally as HM Ambassador in Sarajevo after the war.
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Has helped a generation of leaders navigate through the turbulence that erupts when their established industry maps and models no longer work.
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Speaker Sir Richard Needham was Deputy Chairman of Dyson for four years, now senior independent Director. A former Minister of Trade and the visionary architect of Northern Ireland's reconstruction an
Global branding, marketing communications authority, educator, societal and consumer psychologist and author of 14 benchmark books.
Consumer research and social technology entrepreneur. Formerly CEO of Face & Pulsar a global, tech driven insight consultancy with offices in London, New York, Singapore and Hong Kong .
Global entrepreneur, philanthropist, adviser to world leaders and youngest on the Sunday Times Rich List and Carter Anderson’s Power 100 list.
Banking & Financial Services Business Business - Trends and Futures Culture and Society Current Affairs Education Global Politics Management and Leadership Media Motivational Politics and Political Scotland politics Venture Capital World Wide Web / E-Commerce / IT
One of the most globally respected analysts and consultants in the field of geopolitical risk. He is head of business research at Oxford Economics.
Banking & Financial Services Brexit - UK, European Union and Referendum Business Business - Trends and Futures China Economy Economics Emerging Markets Eurozone Geo-political Risk Global Politics Media
Leading researcher, economist, co-founder and CEO of Equant Analytics. Formerley Chief Economist at the British Bankers Association.
Exec Director of UN's Office for Partnerships, blazed a trail for investment in programmes for child health, women’s issues, climate & biodiversity.
Leading technical analyst and architect of economic and structural developments in the financial markets of Europe.
Director of Economics at CBI. Former Head of Emerging Markets at Oxford Economics and advisor to the IMF. Honoured as Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
Prolific writer and speaker on economics, finance and monetary policy. Formerly with Nat West, RBS and SBC Warburg, now a highly regarded commentator, and expert on finance and risk. Co-founder of Pie
Renowned PR guru, master media manipulator and publicist. An authority on comms, innovation, brand and the multi channel landscape.
Writer, broadcaster and stand-up comedian. Viv writes for the Guardian, Observer and the Times, Daily Telegraph, Independent and Financial Times.
One of Britain's most controversial broadcasters, author of How to Lose Friends and Alienate People, founder of the West London Free Schools group.
Advertising, marketing legend and author of ‘Predatory Thinking: A Masterclass in Out-Thinking the Competition’
Editorial Director of The Sunday Times and one of Britain’s most high profile commentators.
One of the top five most influential people working in social media in the UK. Chief Engagement Officer of international PR firm Ketchum and author of five books including Brand Anarchy and #BrandVand
Author of “Digital Wars: Apple, Google, Microsoft and the battle for the internet”, a former technology editor and expert commentator on the business battles in technology.
An award winning technology innovator, creative, entrepreneur and commentator on tech future.
A medical futurist and self confessed geek, Bertalan is passionate about improving healthcare through digital solutions combined with the human touch.
Served in senior Cabinet positions from 1997 to 2010 and took a leading part in momentous political decisions in national and international politics.
Professor of Finance at London Business School and MIT Sloan Fulbright Scholar. Expert in corporate and behavioural finance.
BJ Cunningham possesses a rare combination of business and creative credentials. He is a successful entrepreneur, charismatic business speaker and acknowledged thought leader in the field of branding,
Former Director General of the CBI, Chairman of Kingfisher Group, National Power, NatWest Bank, Whitbread and Johnson Matthey Plc among others.
Former BBC Russian Affairs Analyst and Director of Russo-British Chamber of Commerce. Worked with Russia as a military analyst, political commentator.
President of Boeing Europe, and MD, UK and Ireland. A former top diplomat. Led the Maastricht Treaty negotiating team. Ambassador postings included Africa, Paris, Washington, India, Germany and as DG
Brexit - UK, European Union and Referendum Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Presenters Corporate diplomacy Currency & Crypto-currency Diplomacy Dispute Resolution Economics Eurozone Germany Global Politics Public Sector
Gaby is a Guardian columnist, political columnist and interviewer for Grazia, a prolific writer and blogger with an inside track on the exercise of power and the development of policy.
Sir William is one of the world’s leading experts on the Middle East after frontline diplomatic postings in Sudan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and finally Afghanistan. He advises businesses working in the Mi
Innovator, master-entrepreneur, brand-builder and philanthropist. Jonathan Straight is an authentic success story and role model to young entrepreneurs.
Liz Mackean was best known on Newsnight for her coverage of Northern Ireland issues. She also won the Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding International Investigation for a series of exclusive reports o
Irishman William Crawley is a BBC broadcaster, journalist and blogger. His many programmes broadcast across the UK and investigate contemporary moral debates and Irish culture and society.
Photographer and filmmaker who speaks on creativity, photography, video and fame with wit and wisdom on the business of managing creative processes, budgets and people.
Legendary award-winning BBC documentary maker who has interviewed 9 PM's, written about British political leaders and their image-makers.
Will Self is novellist, cartoonist regular columnist for the Evening Standard. He is a frequent broadcaster on television and radio and his acerbic wit as both a speaker and broadcaster is appreciated
Consumer Affairs Correspondent, former Business and Economics for Sky News and banking correspondent for Bloomberg.
Former materials scientist and investment banker, Tanya presents BBC World News’ Business Live and the business news on Radio 4's Today.
American Politics Awards Hosts Banking & Financial Services Brexit - UK, European Union and Referendum Business Business - Trends and Futures Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Presenters Global Politics Media US Election 2016 Women
Entrepreneur specialising in fintech and digital identity including trusted computing, blockchain and artificial intelligence.
Soldier, lawyer, author, journalist, sporting enthusiast; Roger Field is a sometimes adventurer and raconteur.
Director and founder of think tank, the Adam Smith Institute. Eamonn is a broadcaster and writer on issues of economy and social policy.
A distinguished and outspoken Parliamentary expert on the UK banking system. In 2010 he was created a life peer as Baron McFall of Alcluith of Dumbarton on Dumbartonshire. He has remained at the foref
Professor Peter Sommer is a globally recognised expert in the field of cybersecurity, cyberwar, cybercrime, hacking, Internet futures, risk analysis and computer forensics. He is a well-established ex
Design researcher, author and consultant, developing research and teaching projects in the area of human-computer-interaction.
The author of The Origin of Financial Crises and Money, Blood & Revolution. Cooper explains how and why the very ‘science of Economics’ is wrong.
Banking & Financial Services Brexit - UK, European Union and Referendum Business - Trends and Futures Culture and Society Currency & Crypto-currency Economics Emerging Markets Eurozone Fintech - Financial Technology Greece & Grexit Macroeconomics Science
Political commentator, editor of Reaction, author and former editor at CapX, The Scotsman and former deputy editor of The Sunday Telegraph.
World-leading expert on inspiring and building people’s creativity and innovation capacity and embracing pessimism and flexible thinking. He is author of eight bestselling books and is the creator
Former UK Ambassador and an experienced and capable facilitator between business and governments, particularly in the international oil & gas industry.
Trusted authority on etiquette & manners. He works with VIP households, diplomats, businessmen and has advised multi-national brands.
Jens Hagendorff is a Professor of Finance & Investment at The University of Edinburgh, a leading expert on banking, central banking, executive compensation, investment strategies and bank risk. He wor
Former Cabinet Minister, leader of the Scottish Labour Party and voted the most effective Minister in government by politicians of all parties from the House of Commons and House of Lords.
A consumate expert who is all about brand, behaviour, identity and modern leadership. He is expert in brand psychology and all things digital and behavioural.
Geoff Marshall is a leading authority on London, its transport history and development and its future.
Award winning stand-up comedian, actor and writer. A regular on Have I got News For You and Mock the Week and on Radio 4, where he demonstrates his classic English repression and biting wit.
Former UK Government Policy advisor for technology, enterprise and innovation He was responsible for the Tech City initiative.
Michael has served the British Government overseas in Egypt, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Poland and Pakistan and has worked on global issues, the Middle East, proliferation, terrorism and security in London
Best Newcomer at the 2013 Edinburgh Comedy Awards and often found on British TV screens. A brilliant awards host.
Lord Andrew Adonis is a politician and former journalist who held several key roles in government during the Labour party's time in government.
Historian, broadcaster and film-maker currently presenting a major landmark series for BBC 2 entitled A Black History of Britain.
As a motivational speaker popular with both UK and European audiences, Sir Ranulph demonstrates how the qualities of the explorer can be applied to achieve success in the business world.
Orwell Prize-winning journalist, author and long-running columnist for The Times.
Former Conservative MP, self-confessed 'transport anorak' and twice a close contender for Mayor of London. Norris is a successful business operator in the fields of property, transport and chairs the
Influential British political broadcaster, worked at Sky News as Political Editor until stepping down in 2014, he now presents Sky News Tonight.
David Pritchard is known to many as the creator of TV chefs Keith Floyd and Rick Stein. An excellent speaker and raconteur, his book, 'Shooting the Cook' describes his often hilarious experiences in t
Tarique Ghaffur spent over three decades in UK policing diligently and passionately working towards making communities safe within Greater Manchester, Leicestershire and London. He found it a persona
BBC News presenter and correspondent with specialist interests include US politics. An accomplished conference chairperson and discussion panel host.