Speaker Tag: Politics

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SOHAIL INAYATULLAH

Professor Sohail Inayatullah, a political scientist and futurist, is the inaugural UNESCO Chair in Futures Studies. He is also Professor at Tamkang University, Taiwan and Associate, Melbourne Business School, the University of Melbourne and teaches from metafutureschool.teachable.com. Before this, he was Adjunct Professor at the Center for Policing, CounterTerrorism,...

NICK CLEGG

Sir Nick Clegg served as Deputy Prime Minister in the UK’s Coalition Government from 2010-15. He was Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 2007-15 and was Member of Parliament for Sheffield Hallam for 12 years before the 2017 General Election. Clegg now holds the position of the Vice President...

GRO HARLEM BRUNDTLAND

Considered the “mother” of sustainable development, Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland attributes her passions for public health, the environment, and political activism to her father, a doctor and cabinet minister. At the tender age of seven, Dr. Brundtland joined the children’s organisation of Norway’s Labour Party, and has been a...

Abhisit Vejjajiva

Abhisit Vejjajiva was Thailand’s 27th Prime Minister at the age of 44. Born in Newcastle, United Kingdom, the Oxford-educated politician had an academic career teaching at Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy before joining politics. Abhisit held the office of Prime Minister from 2008-2011 with a platform revolving around “Putting People...

Helle Thorning-Schmidt

Helle Thorning-Schmidt is a former Danish politician and the first female Prime Minister of Denmark, serving from 2011 to 2015. Thorning-Schmidt was a member of the European Parliament for Denmark from 1999 to 2004. In 2005 she was elected to the Danish Parliament and as leader of the Social...

PETER FRANKOPAN

Peter Frankopan is Professor of Global History at Oxford University, where he is Senior Research Fellow of Worcester College and Director of the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research. He works on the history of the Eastern Mediterranean, Russia, the Middle East, Central Asia and China. His work on the...

Ong Keng Yong

Ambassador Ong Keng Yong is Executive Deputy Chairman of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Concurrently, he is Director of the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies (IDSS) and Head of the International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research...

Amitabh Kant

Amitabh Kant is currently CEO of National Institution for Transforming India (NITI). He is a member of the Indian Administrative Service, IAS and is the author of Branding India – An Incredible Story. Kant has been a key driver of the Make in India, Startup India, Incredible India and...

Ed Vaizey

Ed Vaizey was the UK’s longest-serving Minister for Technology, working for UK Prime Minister David Cameron from 2010-16. During his time as Minister, Vaizey oversaw a major expansion in fixed and mobile broadband coverage; helped the UK become a world leader in tech investment, working with companies such as...

David Davis

David Davis served as Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union from July 2016 to July 2018. In 2016, following a referendum in which a majority of those voting supported leaving the European Union, David Davis was appointed by new Prime Minister Theresa May as Secretary of State...

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