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David de Rothschild

David is an environmentalist, explorer, eternal optimist and the founder of the Sculpt The Future Foundation a group that uses exploration, adventure and storytelling as a way to give nature a voice. David is leading a new generation of action-oriented change makers and reigniting a collective spirit of hope...

Bjorn Lomborg

Bjorn Lomborg is an associate professor of statistics in the Department of Political Science at the University of Aarhus. In 1998 he published four lengthy articles about the state of our environment in the leading Danish newspaper, which resulted in a firestorm debate spanning over 400 articles in major...

Gerhard Roth

Having lectured at the University of Bremen in Behavioral Psychology, Gerhard Roth was appointed Director of the newly-created Institute for Brain Research. In 1997 Gerhard was the founding Rector of the Hanse Institute for Advanced Study Delmenhorst. Since 2008 he is CEO of Roth GmbH – Applied Neuroscience in...

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...

Sir Richard Shirreff

General Sir Richard Shirreff was Deputy Supreme Commander NATO Europe 2010-2014. This position is the highest a European can attain as the Supreme Commander is always an American. Born in Kenya, Richard graduated from Oxford University and was then commissioned into the British Army. His service took him all...

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...

Marina Mahathir

Marina Mahathir was for 12 years the President of the Malaysian AIDS Council and Chair of the Malaysian AIDS Foundation. She has worked on many issues relating to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support in Malaysia and in the Asia Pacific region. Currently she is helping to organise the...

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