Ajaz Ahmed is the Founder of Freeserve, the ISP now known as Wanadoo. His eureka moment came when he bought a PC at PC World in Leeds and nobody in the store could tell him how to get onto the Internet.... [more]
Bob Ainsworth 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.... [more]
Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong became the first men to walk on the surface of the Moon on July 20th 1969. The experience which changed their lives forever has been at the core of Aldrin's talks for forty years.... [more]
Yasmin Alibhai-Brown - journalist and author writing for the Independent, Evening standard. A Shia Muslim, often writing on race and religion, she has courted controversy for her views. Awarded and returned an MBE, partly in protest over the Iraq War.... [more]
Benedict Allen - one of Britain's leading adventurers - is particularly known for his television programmes - occasionally made with the help of a film crew but more typically without. He paved the way for the current generation of TV adventurers.
Christiane Amanpour - CNN's chief correspondent and the host of the nightly global affairs interview program Amanpour. Has reported on hotspots across the world, including Iraq, Afghanistan, Palestine, Israel and Bosnia. ... [more]