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Roger Ballentine

Roger Ballentine was a senior member of the White House staff, serving President Bill Clinton as Chairman of the White House Climate Change Task Force and Deputy Assistant to the President for Environmental Initiatives. Prior to being named Deputy Assistant to the President, Mr. Ballentine was Special Assistant to...

Lord Adair Turner

Adair Turner was Chairman of the Financial Services Authority from 2008-13, the regulatory body which oversees the financial services industry in the UK. He was also Chairman of the UK Government’s Climate Change Committee from 2008-12. In 2009 the FSA produced a report recommending a revamp of global banking...

Brian Cox

At the same time as playing keyboard with D’Ream, Brian obtained a first class degree and a PhD. He is now Professor of Particle Physics at Manchester University and one of the leaders on the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Geneva. Not content with...

Nenad Pacek

Nenad and his businesses currently advise global and regional directors of over 380 multinational corporations. He is founder and president of Global Success Advisors (global business and economic advisory) and co-founder and co-CEO of the CEEMEA Business Group corporate service (advisory for regional executives running Central Eastern Europe, Middle...

Parker Liautaud

Parker Liautaud is a polar explorer and climate change campaigner. He has undertaken three expeditions to the North Pole and one to the South Pole. In 2013, Liautaud completed the fastest human-powered trek from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole. He is the youngest man to walk...

Gordon Hewitt

Gordon Hewitt is Professor of Business Administration, and formerly Distinguished Visiting Professor of International Business and Corporate Strategy at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. His interests cover the fields of global competition, corporate strategy and innovation, and the value added of executive leadership. His work over...

Jon Duschinsky

Jon Duschinsky is one of the world’s leading thinkers and speakers on engagement, leadership and the future of business. As the CEO of The Conversation Farm, Duschinsky leads a global team of creative talent that brings fresh ideas designed to change the way people talk about issues, causes and...

Mohamed El Baradei

Mohamed El Baradei was the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), an intergovernmental organisation under the auspices of the United Nations, from 1997 to 2009. In 2005, Mr El Baradei and the IAEA were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize “for their efforts to prevent nuclear...

Michael Bergdahl

Michael Bergdahl is an international business speaker and coach, bestselling author, and business turnaround specialist. He is a global authority on the best practices of Walmart, the biggest private employer and largest retailer in the world. Bergdahl draws on a lifetime of hands-on experience in the business world, and...

Sugata Mitra

TED Prize winner Sugata Mitra is at the forefront of a new approach to education which challenges how we teach today’s children in a technological age. He is Professor of Educational Technology at Newcastle University, UK and previously a Visiting Professor at MIT in the US. Sugata is currently working...

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