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Raconteur and storyteller whose life has orbited around so many great political events. Creator of House of Cards, now a massive Netflix series.
BBC Head of Religion and Ethics. He has an outstanding record in promoting public debate on leading subjects of ethical and policy interest.
columnist for The Times and founder of ConservativeHome . Writes for The Spectator, Guardian, Telegraph, Independent & the FT.
Hailed as the ‘new rival to Robert Peston’, and highly regarded for her informed, lively and brilliant analysis of economics and financial markets.
Global branding, marketing communications authority, educator to over 6,000 marketers - author of 14 benchmark books.
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.
Succeeded Founder Sir Richard Branson as Group Chief Executive of Virgin; he re-shaped the group and increased its diversification.
Served in senior Cabinet positions from 1997 to 2010 and took a leading part in momentous political decisions in national and international politics.
Europe expert and political insider specialising in penetrating analysis. Offers frank insight into how ministers and politicians arrive at decisions.
Former CEO of Chartered Institute of Public Relations, commentator on PR issues, committee member of the Prince's Trust Women's Leadership Group.
Leading European expert on public policy issues, demographic and economic trends, pension schemes and public health related to ageing population.
Former Ambassador, worked to end apartheid, dealt with the Soviet Union as communism collapsed & finally as HM Ambassador in Sarajevo after the war.
Has helped a generation of leaders navigate through the turbulence that erupts when their established industry maps and models no longer work.
Consumer Affairs Correspondent, former Business and Economics for Sky News and banking correspondent for Bloomberg.
Leads award-winning think-tank ResPublica. Internationally recognised thinker whose work has great policy & practical impact across European politics.
Played a key role in bringing Saddam Hussein, Chemical Ali and other international criminals to justice. Leading war crimes investigator & criminalist.
Global entrepreneur, philanthropist, adviser to world leaders and youngest on the Sunday Times Rich List and Carter Anderson’s Power 100 list.
As Secretary of State for Defence, directed the UK’s NATO intervention role in Libya and negotiated the UK-France Defence Co-operation Treaty.
One of the most globally respected commentators and consultants in the field of geopolitical risk. He is head of business research at Oxford Economics.
Author of Breaking the Code of History, talks about the great theme of our times – the shifting balance of power in favour of Asia and Africa.
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.
One of the best-known technology and media commentators in Europe. In 2011, he founded online tabloid magazine The Kernel.
Head of Emerging Markets at Oxford Economics. Former advisor to the IMF. Honoured as Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2012.
Professor of Finance at London Business School and MIT Sloan Fulbright Scholar. Expert in corporate and behavioural finance.
Former Editor of the FT. Held roles including Chief Leader-Writer, Banking Editor, Consumer Industries Editor and latterly UK Business Editor.
Renowned PR guru, master media manipulator and publicist. An authority on the future shape of PR and the art of promotion.
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 School.
Editorial Director of The Sunday Times and one of Britain’s most high profile commentators.
A renowned entrepreneur & businesswoman, she speaks on issues including branding, business leadership & what they don't teach you at business school.
Leading European economist with Reuters. His bestselling book Economics 2.0 has become a handbook for post global crisis economic thinking.
An award winning technology innovator, creative, entrepreneur and commentator on tech future.
Creative strategist, startup founder, multimedia producer, tech innovator and TEDx Ambassador.
Internationally recognised advocate and voice for the vulnerable and disadvantaged.
Patrick is one of the longest serving and most respected broadcasters in the world. A household name throughout France and Europe.
Former Director General of the CBI, Chairman of Kingfisher Group, National Power, NatWest Bank, Whitbread and Johnson Matthey Plc among others.
Iain is one of Britain’s leading political and current affairs commentators, on Radio, online and through his regular columns in the press.
Former BBC Russian Affairs Analyst and Director of Russo-British Chamber of Commerce. Worked with Russia as a military analyst, political commentator.
Sir Michael Arthur’s career as a British diplomat started in 1972, with a posting to the UN in New York. His career subsequently took him to Africa, but his main specialty has been Europe and Br
Uncovered phone-hacking by News International and fought the first case in a scandal which went to the heart of Government, Police and the Press.
Paris based Rachel Marsden is a political and international affairs commentator, analyst, journalist and broadcaster. She has presented for Fox News and as a weekly columnist with Sun Media, and the
Gaby is a writer, blogger and former political editor of The Observer, she has an inside track on the exercise of power and the development of policy.
Her career is seen by many as a brilliant example of how exemplary women attain powerful positions and influence through talent, integrity and virtue across both public and private sector.
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.
Bob is a former Defence & Armed Forces Minister. His experience within Whitehall is extensive, he speaks at both day conference and after dinner events with equal knowledge, enthusiasm and wit.
Respected BBC documentary maker Michael Cockerell has interviewed 8 Prime Ministers, including Tony Blair just prior to the invasion of Iraq. Michael has won numerous broadcasting awards and written t
Shane Greer is a political writer, commentator, the editor of the political magazine Total Politics and an advocate of small state and low tax.
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
We sadly inform of the loss of our colleague. Steve died on January 12th following complications after surgery. Our deepest condolences to Steve's family and friends at this sad time.
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
Founder of YouGov, PoliticsHome & the first political internet TV station. Inspiring innovator & highly influential in modern political communication.
Director and founder of think tank, the Adam Smith Institute. Eamonn is a broadcaster and writer on issues of economy and social policy.
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
Sir Ivor Roberts is one of the most experienced and highly respected British diplomats alive today. He first entered Her Majesty's diplomatic service in the West African Department in 1968. Since then
Dai Davies is one of the world’s foremost experts in Security and Investigation, a Former Head of Royal Protection and Chief Superintendent (Divisional Commander) Metropolitan Police Service.
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
Dubbed in the press as “The HBOS Whistleblower”, Paul Moore was the only senior risk and compliance executive in UK banking sector to speak out publicly in the aftermath of the financial crisis ab
Gary Duncan is the former Times Economics Editor and one of the UK's leading financial commentators. During his career he has been Economics Editor for The Scotsman, covering UK and Scottish economic
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
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
Design researcher, author and consultant, developing research and teaching projects in the area of human-computer-interaction.
Nigel Waterson is a former lawyer, Member for Parliament and Shadow Pensions Minister. He is a recognised expert on pensions and issues relating to ageing; as well as financial services more generall
Former UK Ambassador and an experienced and capable facilitator between business and governments, particularly in the international oil & gas industry.
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.
Stephen Mason is a internationally respected barrister, mediator, author and consultant specialising in the complex field of electronic law and compliance. As a former bomb disposal expert his experie
Sir David Madden's career has included leading negotiations on a Cyprus settlement and EU accession. As British Ambassador to Greece 1999-2004, he helped the Greek government achieve a break-through a
Award winning leader and Woman of the Year. Author and philanthropist
Becky Walsh is a leading authority on intuition. She is the author of the bestselling book ‘You DO Know – Learning to act on intuition instantly' and has hosted and produced her own award winning
Trusted authority on etiquette & manners. He works with VIP households, diplomats, businessmen and has advised multi-national brands.
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
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
Ali May is a broadcaster and an award-winning writer. He is a natural communicator and known for his dynamic, creative and interactive presenting style. He has worked as UK correspondent for Europe’
Professor Roger Steare is a leading practitioner in the development and delivery of Leadership, Culture and Ethics programs globally. He helps people develop good thinking, positive dialogue and ethic