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Sir Ivan Rogers

Sir Ivan Rogers

Formerly the UK's Permanent Representative to the EU and one of the foremost experts on the European Union and the issues arising from Brexit.

 

Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Current Affairs Diplomacy European Union

Stephanie Hare

Dr Stephanie Hare

Political, tech & economic trends. Digital, surveillance, big data, society, security, privacy, and the ethics of technology.

 

AI - Artificial Intelligence Big Data Blockchain and Crypto-currency China & China Economy

David Murrin

David Murrin

Polymath and 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.

 

China & China Economy Climate Change Consulting Coronavirus Economic Recovery

Poppy Trowbridge

Poppy Trowbridge

Columnist for The Times and Guardian, former special adviser and Director of Communications to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond and Sky Business and Economics correspondent.

 

American Politics Banking & Financial Services Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Business Keynote

Jerry Smith

Jerry Smith

Specialises in the management of threats from chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive (CBRNE) materials.

 

After Dinner Cybersecurity, Cyberwarfare & Cybercrime Defence / Defense Disaster and Crisis Management

Adrian Parton

Adrian Parton

Celebrated Cambridge microbiologist, is a highly successful business-person and renowned philanthropist. His rapid detection systems have saved many hundreds of thousands of lives globally.

 

AI - Artificial Intelligence Business Keynote Coronavirus Economic Recovery Environment & Green Issues

Mark Malloch-Brown

Lord Mark Malloch-Brown

Served as UK Minister of State for Africa, Asia and the UN, as Deputy Secretary-General, former Vice President at the World Bank & Chief of Staff, UN Secretary General.

 

After Dinner China & China Economy Defence / Defense Diplomacy

Lord Patten of Barnes

Chris Patten

As the last Governor of Hong Kong he oversaw the return of Hong Kong to China in 1997. In 1998, he wrote EAST AND WEST, a book on Asia and its relations with the rest of the world. His interest in bot

 

After Dinner Culture and Society Current Affairs Diplomacy

Admiral Lord West

Admiral Lord West

Expert on 21st Century security issues including cyber-warfare, asymmetric conflict and drones, as well as national and commercial risk.

 

After Dinner Current Affairs Cybersecurity, Cyberwarfare & Cybercrime Defence / Defense

David Allen Green

David Allen Green

Writer and lawyer with a particular interest in explaining complex messy situations, and of course, Brexit.

 

Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Moderators General Election 2019 Law and Legal

Peter Frankopan

Peter Frankopan

One of the world's leading historians of the future - wrote The Silk Roads: A New History of the World which explains the importance of the OBOR, the Silk Road of the future.

 

Business - Trends and Futures China & China Economy Economics Keynote Emerging Markets

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Michael Dobbs

Offers a unique insight into the workings of recent British politics. No-one matches his experience and understanding of Brexit and the constitutional whirlwind that the country is experiencing right

 

After Dinner American Politics Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Moderators

David Henig

David Henig

A leading expert in Brexit negotiations and the trade policy issues arising from Brexit. Established the new UK Department for International Trade in 2016, developing options for UK trade with the USA

 

Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 China & China Economy Consulting Currency & Forex

Jeremy Paxman

Jeremy Paxman

Charismatic award-winning journalist, author and broadcaster.

 

After Dinner Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Moderators Culture and Society Current Affairs

Tim Shipman

Tim Shipman

Political Editor of the Sunday Times and one of the most experienced reporters and observational commentators of Westminster life. One of the UK's most informed commentators on Brexit.

 

After Dinner Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Moderators Current Affairs

Lars Christensen

Lars Christensen

Internationally renowned Danish economist, founder of Markets and Money Advisory and of Market Monetarist. Author of Milton Friedman - a pragmatic revolutionary.

 

Blockchain and Crypto-currency Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 China & China Economy Consulting

Jeff Lynn

Jeff Lynn

One of Business Insider's Ten Coolest People in UK Tech, Executive Chairman & Co-Founder of Seedrs, leading European marketplace for private equity investment and the UK's most active investor in priv

 

AI - Artificial Intelligence Business - Trends and Futures Business Keynote Crowdfunding

Christine Ockrent

Christine Ockrent

Christine Ockrent is an internationally respected and award winning journalist, broadcaster, businesswoman and author.

 

Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Business Keynote Culture and Society Global Politics

Natalie Ceeney

Natalie Ceeney CBE

Chair of Innovate Finance, the members body for FinTech. Former CEO of The Financial Ombudsman, The National Archives and HM Courts and Tribunals Service.

 

AI - Artificial Intelligence Banking & Financial Services Blockchain and Crypto-currency Consulting

Mark Earls

Mark Earls

An adman who has run advertising agencies both large and small. A speaker whose award-winning work applies contemporary behavioural and cognitive science to the business of business.

 

Behavioural / Behavioral Business Keynote Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Moderators Consulting

Richard Davies

Richard Davies

Former economic advisor to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt. Hon George Osborne at HM Treasury.

 

Banking & Financial Services Coronavirus Economic Recovery Currency & Forex Economics Keynote

Greg Williams

Greg Williams

Editor of WIRED UK, Greg Williams is a leading authority in the fields of technology futures, business, innovation and media content.

 

AI - Artificial Intelligence Blockchain and Crypto-currency Creativity Cybersecurity, Cyberwarfare & Cybercrime

Richard Shotton

Richard Shotton

Richard Shotton explains the motivations and behaviours that drive people's buying decisions.

 

Behavioural / Behavioral Business - Trends and Futures Business Keynote Consulting

Jamie Bartlett - Author, broadcaster

Jamie Bartlett

Author, journalist and researcher focusing on cyber security, privacy, analysis and internet cultures.

 

AI - Artificial Intelligence American Politics Big Data Blockchain and Crypto-currency

Jonny Dymond

Jonny Dymond

A reporter of enormous experience. Now BBC Royal Correspondent and presenter on BBC Radio 4's excellent Broadcasting House and on the BBC World Service as a political reporter.

 

Awards Hosts / MC Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Moderators Current Affairs European Union

Arni-Pall-Arnason

Arni Pall Arnason

Iceland Minister of Economic Affairs 2010-11, responsible for co-ordination of IMF plan and a process of financial restructuring dealing successfully with unprecedented levels of corporate debt.

 

Banking & Financial Services Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Current Affairs Disaster and Crisis Management

Michael_Bociurkiw

Michael Bociurkiw

Global affairs analyst, writer, speaker, and moderator. His new book Digital Crack, on social media addiction will be published in 2019.

 

After Dinner Aviation Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Moderators Current Affairs

Andrew Neil

Andrew Neil

Publisher, editor, writer, broadcaster, public speaker and business consultant on media working out of London, New York, Edinburgh and France. His knowledge of global political and economic affairs is

 

After Dinner American Politics Awards Hosts / MC Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50

Sir Michael Arthur

Michael Arthur

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 - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Moderators Corporate Diplomacy Currency & Forex

Roger Evans

Roger Evans

Former Deputy Mayor of London with insights into the workings and politics of one of the world's most sophisticated cities.

 

After Dinner Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Cities & Urbanism Coaching and Development

Tim Montgomerie

Tim Montgomerie

Columnist for The Times, founder of ConservativeHome. Writes for The Spectator, New Statesman, London Evening Standard, City AM, Wall Street Journal & the FT.

 

American Politics Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Moderators Coronavirus Economic Recovery

Iain Dale

Iain Dale

Iain is one of Britain's leading political and current affairs commentators, on radio, online, and through his regular columns in the press.

 

After Dinner Awards Hosts / MC Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Business Keynote

David Olusoga

David Olusoga

Historian, broadcaster and film-maker currently presenting a major landmark series for BBC 2 entitled A Black History of Britain.

 

Culture and Society Current Affairs History Housing - Houses and Homes

Simon Gulliford

Simon Gulliford

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.

 

Aviation Business - Trends and Futures Business Keynote Consulting

Kirsty Wark

Kirsty Wark

Superb moderator, well informed and highly skilled. Award-winning Journalist and favourite as an awards host.

 

Awards Hosts / MC Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Moderators Current Affairs

Jonathan-Tait-Harris

Jonathan Tait-Harris

Played a key role in bringing Saddam Hussein, Chemical Ali and other international criminals to justice. Leading war crimes investigator & criminalist.

 

Adventure After Dinner Balkans Coaching and Development

Andrew Garner

Andrew Garner

Has helped a generation of leaders navigate through the turbulence that erupts when their established industry maps and models no longer work.

 

Achievement Automotive & Motorsport Banking & Financial Services Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50

Miles Jupp

Miles Jupp

Unapologetically posh award-winning satirist and wit, now host of BBC Radio 4's flagship satirical show, The News Quiz.

 

Awards Hosts / MC Celebrity Comedians and Satirical Entertainers and Entertainment

John Biggs

John Biggs

Entrepreneur, writer, and technophile, John Biggs Editor-At-Large for TechCrunch.com , is a highly respected source of fact and information on digital technology, internet culture, and the possibiliti

 

AI - Artificial Intelligence Blockchain and Crypto-currency Currency & Forex Cybersecurity, Cyberwarfare & Cybercrime

Jan Ravens

Jan Ravens

One of the country's greatest impressionists and great stand-up host for intelligent corporate audiences.

 

Awards Hosts / MC Celebrity Comedians and Satirical Entertainers and Entertainment

Simon Schama

Simon Schama

Author, thinker, broadcaster and Professor of Art History and History. Creator of the landmark TV series History of Britain.

 

Art and Artist Culture and Society History Social history

Dan Davies

Dan Davies

The author of 'Lying For Money', a study of commercial fraud, Dan Davies speaks on financial and economic crises, particularly when there is one going on, on financial crimes and regulation.

 

Banking & Financial Services Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Business - Trends and Futures Cybersecurity, Cyberwarfare & Cybercrime

Stefan Stern

Stefan Stern

Former director of the High Pay Centre, dedicated to the study of the future world of work, what automation will mean for us all, how we will make a living in a world of robots, change business, socie

 

AI - Artificial Intelligence Business - Trends and Futures Business Keynote Coaching and Development

William Hague

William Hague

Former secretary of state, foreign secretary and leader of the Conservative party. A renowned and outstanding speaker and political insider.

 

After Dinner Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Global Politics Labour Party Leadership

Matthew J Goodwin

Matthew Goodwin

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.

 

Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Consulting Coronavirus Economic Recovery Current Affairs

Neira_Jones

Neira Jones

More than 20 years experience in financial services and technology advising on mobile technologies, payments, cybercrime, information security, regulations and digital innovation.

 

Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Moderators Consulting Currency & Forex Cybersecurity, Cyberwarfare & Cybercrime

Paul Birch

Paul Birch

Innovation and organisational change guru who helps organisations to solve impossible problems and find profitable solutions.

 

Aviation Business Keynote Coaching and Development Consulting

Steve Richards

Steve Richards

Steve Richards is Chief Political Columnist for the Independent, Contributing Editor of the New Statesman and host of BBC R4's Week in Westminster.

 

American Politics Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Moderators General Election 2019

Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke

Kenneth Clarke

Former Minister for Health, Trade & Industry, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Shadow Business Secretary. One of the most experienced figures in British politics.

 

After Dinner Banking & Financial Services Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Business - Trends and Futures

Rory Sutherland

Rory Sutherland

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.

 

AI - Artificial Intelligence Behavioural / Behavioral Big Data Business - Trends and Futures

Denis MacShane

Dr Denis MacShane

Europe expert and political insider specialising in penetrating analysis. Offers frank insight into how ministers and politicians arrive at decisions.

 

After Dinner Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Consulting EFTA / EEA

Jonathan Warburton

Jonathan Warburton

One of the UK's most recognised business leaders, Jonathan Warburton speaks with authority, knowledge, and passion.

 

After Dinner Business Keynote Coronavirus Economic Recovery Food & Cooking

Phillip Blond

Phillip Blond

Leads award-winning think-tank ResPublica. Internationally recognised thinker whose work has enormous policy & practical impact across European politics.

 

Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Business - Trends and Futures Business Keynote Cities & Urbanism

Charles Crawford

Charles Crawford

Former Ambassador, worked to end apartheid, dealt with the Soviet Union as communism collapsed & finally as HM Ambassador in Sarajevo after the war.

 

Balkans Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Coaching and Development Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Moderators

Sir Richard Needham credit Bobbie Hanvey Photographic Archives

Richard Needham

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

 

Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Business - Trends and Futures Business Keynote Cities & Urbanism

Jonathan Gabay

Jonathan Gabay

Global branding, marketing communications authority, educator, societal and consumer psychologist and author of 14 benchmark books.

 

Business - Trends and Futures Coaching and Development Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Moderators Fake News

Azeem Ibrahim

Azeem Ibrahim

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 - Trends and Futures Business Keynote Culture and Society

Will Self

Will Self

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

 

Cities & Urbanism Culture and Society Current Affairs Entertainers and Entertainment

Lally Snow

Lalage ‘Lally’ Snow

Photojournalist, writer and filmmaker. An original, creative and intrepid storyteller.

 

Adventure After Dinner Culture and Society Human Rights

Dr Rebecca Harding

Rebecca Harding

Leading researcher, economist, co-founder and CEO at Coriolis Technologies. Formerly Chief Economist at the British Bankers Association.

 

Banking & Financial Services Big Data Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Business Keynote

Gaby Hinsliff

Gaby Hinsliff

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.

 

Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Moderators Current Affairs Health and Wellbeing Labour Party Leadership

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Alan Beattie

Alan Beattie, senior trade writer at the Financial Times, based in Brussels, speaking on trade and globalisation.

 

Banking & Financial Services Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Business Keynote China & China Economy

Frances Coppola

Frances Coppola

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

 

Banking & Financial Services Blockchain and Crypto-currency Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Consulting

Viv Groskop

Viv Groskop

Writer, broadcaster and stand-up comedian. Viv writes for the Guardian, Observer and the Times, Daily Telegraph, Independent and Financial Times.

 

After Dinner Awards Hosts / MC Comedians and Satirical Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Moderators

Eleanor Mills

Eleanor Mills

Editorial Director of The Sunday Times, award winning journalist, author and one of Britain's most high profile commentators.

 

After Dinner Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Moderators Culture and Society Current Affairs

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Jamie Susskind

How digital will shape our futures and how the ability of government and big business to use technology to control society will demand new moral codes and ethics.

 

AI - Artificial Intelligence Big Data Blockchain and Crypto-currency Business - Trends and Futures

Charles Arthur

Charles Arthur

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.

 

AI - Artificial Intelligence Business Keynote Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Moderators Cybersecurity, Cyberwarfare & Cybercrime

Chris Chapman

Chris Chapman

An award winning technology innovator, creative, entrepreneur and commentator on tech future.

 

Creativity Digital Transformation Mobile Communications On-line / World Wide Web / e-Commerce

Dr Bertalan Mesko

Dr Bertalan Mesko

A medical futurist and self confessed geek, Bertalan is passionate about improving healthcare through digital solutions combined with the human touch.

 

AI - Artificial Intelligence Digital Transformation Futurist Health and Wellbeing

Jack Straw

Jack Straw

Served in senior Cabinet positions from 1997 to 2010 and took a leading part in momentous political decisions in national and international politics.

 

Business Keynote Diplomacy Eurozone Global Politics

BJ Cunningham

BJ Cunningham

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,

 

Business - Trends and Futures Business Keynote Customer Service Marketing & Brands

Sir William Patey

William Patey

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 Midd

 

After Dinner Consulting Corporate Diplomacy Diplomacy

Adam Boulton

Adam Boulton

Influential British political broadcaster, worked at Sky News as Political Editor until stepping down in 2014, he now presents Sky News Tonight.

 

American Politics Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Conference Chairs / Facilitators / Moderators Current Affairs

William Crawley

William Crawley

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.

 

After Dinner Business Keynote Culture and Society Media

Tanya Beckett

Tanya Beckett

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 / MC Banking & Financial Services Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50

John Edge

John Edge

Entrepreneur specialising in fintech and digital identity including trusted computing, blockchain and artificial intelligence.

 

AI - Artificial Intelligence Banking & Financial Services Blockchain and Crypto-currency Currency & Forex

Anthony Monckton

Anthony Monckton

Expert in the areas of risk, security, negotiation, conflict resolution, counter terrorism and on learning and development in London.

 

AI - Artificial Intelligence Cybersecurity, Cyberwarfare & Cybercrime Disaster and Crisis Management Dispute Resolution

Iain Martin

Iain Martin

Political commentator, editor of Reaction, author and former editor at CapX, The Scotsman and former deputy editor of The Sunday Telegraph.

 

Banking & Financial Services Brexit - the UK, European Union, Referendum and Article 50 Current Affairs Economics Keynote

Geoff Marshall

Geoff Marshall

Geoff Marshall is a leading authority on London, its transport history and development and its future.

 

Awards Hosts / MC Cities & Urbanism Crowdfunding Culture and Society

Rohan Silva

Rohan Silva

Former UK Government Policy advisor for technology, enterprise and innovation He was responsible for the Tech City initiative.

 

Digital Transformation Fintech - Financial Technology On-line / World Wide Web / e-Commerce Technology

Ranulph Fiennes

Ranulph Fiennes

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.

 

Achievement Adventure After Dinner Business Keynote

 
 
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