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Leah McGrath Goodman

Leah McGrath Goodman is a best-selling author, historian and award-winning investigative journalist whose controversial book, “The Asylum: The Renegades Who Hijacked The World’s Oil Market,” exposed the decades-long pattern of complicity and corruption between Wall Street and Washington that permanently destabilised the global energy marketplace. Nominated for the 2011...

Ranulph Fiennes

In 1984 the Guinness Book of Records described Sir Ranulph Fiennes as the “World’s Greatest Living Explorer”. His expeditions around the world include Transglobe (the world’s first surface journey around the world’s polar axis) 1979-82; North Polar Unsupported Expedition (furthest north unsuppported record) 1986; Anglo-Soviet North Pole Expedition 1990/91;...

Jared Cohen

Jared Cohen is the director of Google Ideas, an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and a nonfiction author. Previously, he served as a member of the Secretary of State’s Policy Planning Staff and as a close advisor to both Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton. Cohen...

Jenny Boyd

Jenny Boyd Ph.D is the author of It’s Not Only Rock’n’Roll, a book in which 75 of the world’s most iconic musicians reveal their thoughts on creating music. She has probed the minds of legends such as Eric Clapton, Don Henley, Joni Mitchell, George Harrison, Ravi Shankar and many...

Jung Chang

Jung Chang was born in Yibin, Sichuan Province, China, in 1952. During the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) she worked as a peasant, a “barefoot” doctor, a steelworker, and an electrician before becoming an English-language student and, later, an assistant lecturer at Sichuan University. She left China for Britain in 1978...

Dambisa Moyo

Dambiso Moyo has travelled to more than 50 countires over the last decade, during which time she has developed a unique knowledge base on the political, economic, and financial workings of emerging economies, in particular the BRICS and the frontier economies in Asia, South America, Africa and the Middle...

Jacqueline Novogratz

Jacqueline Novogratz is the founder and CEO of Acumen Fund, a nonprofit global venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of global poverty. Acumen Fund invests patient capital to identify, strengthen, and scale business models that effectively serve the poor and champions this approach as an...

Liz Earle

Liz Earle is known for her passion for beauty, natural health and wellbeing, as well as for campaigning on sustainable health and social issues. The bestselling author of over 30 books covering a wide variety of health, beauty and lifestyle issues, Liz has hosted numerous television programmes and is...

Dana W. White

Dana W. White is the CEO of 1055 Grady and author of Leader Designed: Become the Leader You Were Made to Be, which recounts a career advising the CEOs of Global Fortune 500 companies, U.S. Senator John McCain, four-star generals and several senior U.S. defence officials.  Since founding 1055 Grady,...

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