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David Miller

David Miller is President and CEO of World Wildlife Fund – Canada, Canada’s foremost conservation organization. The WWF creates solutions to the most serious conservation challenges facing our planet, helping people and nature thrive. David Miller was Mayor of Toronto from 2003 to 2010 and Chair of the influential...

Marc Amblard

Marc Amblard is the CEO of the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM), a member-based foundation established to increase the competitiveness of the European economy. EFQM offers training, assessments, recognitions and shares good practices, based on the EFQM Excellence Model, a management framework used by over 30,000 organisations. As...

Hernando de Soto

Hernando de Soto was named by The Economist as running one of the two most important think tanks in the world; TIME magazine chose him as one of the five leading Latin American innovators of the century and Forbes Magazine named Hernando as one of 15 innovators “who will...

Patrick Baudry

Patrick Baudry is the most renowned French astronaut, and a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the French Air Force. In 1985 he became the second French citizen in space, after Jean-Loup Chretien, when he flew aboard NASA’s Space Shuttle mission STS-51-G Discovery. Baudry became a CNES astronaut in 1980. For...

Enrique Penalosa

Enrique Penalosa is a leader in the field of urban developement, whose vision and proposals have significantly influenced policies throughout the world. His advisory work concentrates on sustainability, mobility, equity, public space and quality of life; and the organisational and leadership requirements to turn ideas into projects and realities....

Graham Weale

Graham Weale is an expert on Energy Transitions both in Europe and the USA. He has a deep understanding of their political, economic and technological dimensions explaining how end-goals can be achieved at the lowest cost to society. Weale has the ability to highlight the difficult issues that politicians...

Han Seung-Soo

Dr Han Seung-Soo was Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea from 2008-09. He was recently appointed the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Disaster Risk Reduction and Water. Prime Minister Han had a distinguished political, diplomatic and administrative career serving as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance...

Nontombi Tutu

The challenges of growing up as black and female in apartheid South Africa has led Naomi Tutu to her present as an activist for human rights. Those experiences taught her how much we all lose when any of us is judged purely on physical attributes. In her speeches she...

Mick Cornett

Mick Cornett was the mayor of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, having served in that position since 2004. He was the first mayor in Oklahoma City history to be elected to four terms and was the longest-serving mayor among the 50 largest cities in America. One of Cornett’s most...

JB Straubel

JB Straubel is the co-founder of Tesla Motors and former Chief Technical Officer (CTO) of Tesla Motors. Straubel now holds the active role of senior advisor at Tesla. At Tesla, Straubel managed the technical direction and engineering design of Tesla products including battery technology, power electronics, motors, software, firmware...

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