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Hassan Akkad

Hassan Akkad is a BAFTA and Emmy award-winning filmmaker, photojournalist and activist currently based in London. He is an ambassador for Choose Love, a UK-based NGO providing advocacy and humanitarian aid for refugees in Europe and the Middle East, and in April 2020 he signed up to work as...

Bob Geldof

Sir Bob Geldof is incredibly well informed, not just about African famines and aid organizations, but also about London and Washington politics, global communications and business. His presentations are highly provocative and he uplifts and inspires audiences as he motivates through his own personal experiences and the lessons learned...

Annicken Day

With 20 years of experience working with leadership and corporate cultures, from small start-ups to big companies of 70.000 employees, Annicken Day helps corporations around the world develop unique cultures that make their teams perform at their best. Annicken Day is an engaging speaker and storyteller who draws on...

Elif Shafak

Elif Shafak is Turkey’s most-read and popular woman writer and an award-winning novelist. She writes in both English and Turkish, and has published 13 books, nine of which are novels, including: The Bastard of Istanbul, The Forty Rules of Love, Honour and her non-fiction memoir Black Milk. Her books...

Robert Phillips

Robert Phillips is the co-founder of Jericho Chambers, a progressive strategy consultancy and think tank. He was formerly President and CEO, EMEA, of Edelman, the world’s largest Public Relations firm. He was also Global Chair of its Public Engagement and Future Strategies Group. He is recognised as an authority...

Jeremy Leggett

Jeremy Leggett is founder and chairman of Solarcentury, currently one of Europe’s fastest growing renewable energy companies. He is also founder of SolarAid, one of Africa’s fastest-growing poverty-alleviation charities, set up with Solarcentury profits. He is a founding director of the world’s first private equity investment fund for renewables,...

Geoffrey Kent

As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Abercrombie & Kent Group of Companies (A&K), Geoffrey Kent brings a truly extraordinary lifetime of experience, innovation and genuine passion to the world’s most exclusive luxury adventure travel corporation. A&K has 52 offices around the world employing more than 2,000 travel...

Garry Kasparov

Garry Kasparov was the youngest ever World Chess Champion. In 2005, he announced his retirement from competitive chess after twenty years as the No 1 ranked player in the World. In the 1984 World Championship in Moscow, Anatoly Karpov met the young man who would offer him the greatest...

Shuji Nakamura

Shuji Nakamura is renowned as the inventor of blue LED, a major breakthrough in lighting technology. Together with Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano, he was one of the three recipients of the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics “for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes, which has enabled bright...

Beau Lotto

Beau Lotto is a globally renowned neuro-scientist who specialises in perception research, and has for years wowed the world of science with work that blurs the boundaries between neuro¬science and the arts. As well as bending the science of perception, he is also trying to transform the way people...

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