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Adrian Doble

Adrian Doble is an experienced business director who is passionate about transforming and rebuilding companies.
Adrian Doble is an independent professional who works in leadership roles at business development, performance improvement, financial and operational restructuring and mentoring.
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Alan Johnson

Best known for being the Labour Home Secretary from 2009 – 2010.
In 2004 Tony Blair brought Alan into Cabinet as Secretary of State for Work & Pensions. In less than a year he was promoted to Trade & Industry and then Education & Skills, before Gordon Brown became Prime Minister and moved him across to Health. He stayed at the helm of Labour's flagship department for two years, before taking over from Jacqui Smith at the Home Office where he remained until the Coalition came to power in the 2010 General Election.
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Alan Moore

Alan Moore is best known for changing the way people understand and think about the world, and how their businesses thrive in that world.
Alan Moore helps create and design unique and outstanding customer experiences that deliver high yield commercial returns. In essence Alan helps craft beautiful businesses. He is particularly valuable when working with organisations that are at a critical inflection point, when they are paying close attention to transformation, change, and disruption. Or need to communicate that to their stakeholders in a credible way.
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Alex Salmond

Alex Salmond is a politican and is best known for being the former leader of the Scottish National Party.
Alex Salmond is a politician who served as the fourth First Minister of Scotland from 2007 to 2014, he has held seats in both the Scottish and United Kingdom parliaments.
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Alexander Ineichen

Alexander Ineichen is best known for his 2000 research publication “In Search of Alpha – Investing in Hedge Funds” and his book “Absolute Returns.”
Alexander Ineichen is an internationally recognised and independent researcher of alternative investments and sought-after advisor on risk management. He captures the audience by giving various alternative perspectives to important issues related to asset allocation, portfolio management, the global economy, and managing risk. He is also uniquely positioned to elaborate on the new economic discipline of ‘nowcasting’ and his practical investment committee experience allows him to discuss ways to increase the robustness of an institutional investor’s decision-making process.
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Alison Wolf

Alison is a professor of public sector management at King’s College, London, education policy adviser to the U.K. government, and author.
Alison is an economist and Sir Roy Griffiths Professor of Public Sector Management at King’s College London. Alison's study focus is based upon the relationship between education and the labour market. Her latest book is The XX Factor, from this basis, turns to focus upon the current reality that is the relationship between women and work. Alison discusses how women are moving boldly into the ranks of the power and business elite, but at the cost of creating a new society.
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Andrew Neil

Andrew Neil is a British journalist, writer, and broadcaster, also presenting BBC TV shows 'This Week' and 'Daily Politics'.
Andrew Neil is a publisher, editor, writer, broadcaster, public speaker and business consultant on media matters working out of London, New York, Edinburgh and France. During his career he has been UK Editor of The Economist, Editor of The Sunday Times, Executive Chairman of Sky Television, Executive Editor of Fox Television News of America and a leading anchorman of political programmes on British television.
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Anthony Hilton

Anthony Hilton is an Author, Broadcaster and Journalist.
Former City Editor of The Standard, Anthony Hilton has won the World Economic Forum’s most prestigious press award. He offers an instant analysis of the indicators, and the challenges facing business leaders.
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Ash Ali

An award-winning serial tech entrepreneur, Ash Ali is a multiple startup founder and Angel investor. He sold his first digital business at the age of just 19 and was part of JUST EAT's £1.5 Billion IPO in 2014.
Ash Ali was the First Marketing Director at Just Eat UK, the online food-ordering giant in 2007. During his time there, he used his commercial acumen and growth hacking skills, including launching its first TV campaign to grow it at breakneck speed. Just Eat went on to IPO for £1.5 Billion on the London Stock Exchange - making it one of the UK’s largest tech IPOs in the last decade. He has consulted, advised and invested in hundreds of startups at various different stages, specialising in the lean startup methodology for early-stage startups. Having sat on both “sides of the table” - as a hands-on founder and also as an investor, he understands what it takes to raise funding and investment. After Just Eat, he founded Fare Exchange - a bootstrapped performance voice-based lead-generation startup in transportation that generated more than £25 million in revenue.
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Augusto Lopez-Claros

Augusto Lopez-Claros is the director of Global Indicators and Analysis at the World Bank.
Augusto Lopez-Claros was chief economist and director of the Global Competitiveness program at the World Economic Forum in Geneva, and is also a former Resident Representative of the International Monetary Fund in Russia.
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Barnabas Hurst-Bannister

Barnabas is the Chairman of the Lloyd's Market Association.
Barnabas started working in Lloyd’s in 1975. After five years as a broker he then spent 20 years underwriting a wide range of Marine and Non-Marine classes. At Limit (previously Janson Green) he started Syndicate 1215 for the 1994 year of account and was the Active Underwriter. Following the syndicate’s merger into Syndicate 79 he concluded his underwriting career as Active Underwriter of the merged syndicate. Barnabas was a member of Lloyd’s for the underwriting years 1984-1998 and served as a member of the Lloyd’s Market Board as of 2000.
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Bill Gates

"It is fine to celebrate success, but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure." Bill Gates is the iconic face and founder of Microsoft.
Bill Gates is a world famous and iconic business magnate, investor, programmer, inventor and philanthropist. Bill is the former chief executive and current chairman of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company, which he co-founded with Paul Allen. Bill stepped down as chief executive officer of Microsoft in January 2000. He remained as chairman and created the position of chief software architect. In June 2006, Gates announced that he would be transitioning from full-time work at Microsoft to part-time work, and full-time work at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Gates has already given more than $28 billion, but said in his fifth annual letter for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that the total amount invested is less important than precise measures of impact.
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Bob Borchers

Bob was instrumental to the development, launch, and global expansion of the revolutionary iPhone, one of the best selling phones currently, and second best-selling product ever, losing only to the Rubik's Cube.
A mobile and consumer marketing veteran with more than two decades experience working with some of the most innovative brands, Bob Borchers is currently a General Partner at Opus Capital - an early stage venture capital fund. Bob was part of the original iPhone team and has worked for Nokia. His experience in technology leaves Bob with a great deal of experience in marketing, branding, and innovation.
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Caroline Hyde

Caroline Hyde is a Berlin-based European business correspondent for Bloomberg Television.
Caroline Hyde regularly interviews chief executives, finance officers, politicians and research analysts across the region. Hyde has also provided in-depth reports on the UK property sector, charitable institutions and developments in digital, music and visual technology.
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Charles Bean

Charles Bean is a British economist.
Charles Bean was Deputy Governor for Monetary Policy at the Bank of England from 2008-2014. From 2000 – 2008, he served as Chief Economist at the Bank.
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Chris Brindley

Chris Brindley is best known for being Managing Director of Regional Banking in Metro Bank.
Chris Brindley is a prominent UK Business Leader and MD of Metro Bank. He is a leading authority on Sales Management, Customer Experience, Employee Engagement & Satisfaction particularly within organisations where change is on the agenda.
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Christopher Thornberg

Christopher is a world leading economic forecaster.
Christopher Thornberg is a founding partner of Beacon Economics and widely considered to be one of California’s leading economic forecasters. He is also Director of the UC Riverside School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development. An expert in economic forecasting, regional development, real estate dynamics and labor markets, he was one of the earliest and most adamant predictors of the housing market crash and of the economic recession that has followed. In 2008, he was appointed as chief economist for California State Controller John Chiang as well as chair of the Controller’s Council of Economic Advisors. He also serves on the advisory board of Paulson & Co. Inc., one of Wall Street’s most successful hedge funds. Thornberg holds a doctorate in business economics from The Anderson School at UCLA, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
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Colletta Smith

Colletta Smith is the BBC’s Business and Consumer Affairs Correspondent, she’s normally found roaming around the North of England trying to make sense of how we make and spend our money.
Colletta Smith has worked for the BBC for the past 10 years, living and working in Belfast, Glasgow and Manchester. Colletta has reported for radio and TV at a national and UK level in the fields of business, economics and consumer affairs, covering everything from the euro-zone crisis, to illegal teeth whitening.
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Daisy McAndrew

Daisy is best known for being the economics editor for ITV News.
Daisy McAndrew is the former Economic Editor and Chief Political Correspondent for ITV News. Daisy is now a freelance presenter and media trainer, regularly reviewing papers for BBC and Sky News. Daisy’s intel into the current world of finance and economics makes her a popular and knowledgeable corporate host.
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Daniel Kahneman

Daniel is a nobel prize winner and founder of behavioural economics.
Daniel Kahneman is regarded by many as the most influential psychologist, winning a Nobel Prize in economics for the development of Prospect Theory, even though he has never had any formal education in the subject. He began his academic career studying visual perception at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem but went on to focus on judgment and decision-making when he started collaborating with Amos Tversky. Together they created the field of behavioural economics by picking apart the unreliable mind, noticing how it can trick us into thinking we are making rational decisions on the basis of expertise, even when evidence shows to the contrary.
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Daniel Susskind

Daniel Susskind is best known for being an economist and Fellow in Economics at Balliol College, Oxford.
Daniel Susskind is Fellow in Economics at Balliol College, Oxford, where he teaches and researches. He worked for the British Government in the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit, in the Policy Unit in 10 Downing Street, and also as a Senior Policy Adviser at the Cabinet Office. He was a Kennedy Scholar at Harvard University.
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David Smith

David Smith has been Economics Editor of The Sunday Times since 1989, where he writes a weekly column.
David Smith is also chief leader-writer, an assistant editor and policy adviser. He also writes columns for The Times, Tax Journal and other publications. He speaks and broadcasts regularly to a wide variety of audiences. Prior to joining The Sunday Times, he worked for The Times, Financial Weekly, Now! Magazine, the Henley Centre for Forecasting and Lloyds Bank.
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Dharshini David

Dharshini is a broadcaster, economist and author, who has extensive experience as a keynote speaker and conference chair.
Dharshini is a presenter of financial programmes, who has fronted shows across the BBC and Sky News. She’s a highly experienced business and economics journalist who is as comfortable at analysing and debunking economic developments as she is probing business leaders about their accounts.
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Dr. Florence Eid-Oakden

Dr. Florence Eid-Oakden is a leading economic expert in the MENA region.
With a wealth of experience and an unparalleled depth of research into the macroeconomic and the geopolitical landscape of the MENA region, Dr. Florence Eid-Oakden is highly sought-after by audiences eager to benefit from her considerable expertise. An accomplished speaker, Eid-Oakden's presentations are seamlessly put together. Her messages are powerful and effective, delivered in her personal and highly professional style. She presents in English, Arabic, French and Spanish.
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Duncan MacPherson

Duncan is best known for his focus on a unique value proposition where professionals learn to brand themselves based on what they are worth rather than what they cost.
Duncan is CEO of Pareto Systems, a leading business development firm for professionals and corporations in knowledge-for-profit industries. Duncan is also an industry author and has published several books including the best-seller: BREAKTHROUGH Business Development, Take Your Business to The Next Level. As a speaker in high-demand, Duncan travels extensively throughout North America and around the world, conveying dynamic and fact-rich presentations. Duncan has a way of leaving his audience excited about implementing his processes that have been proven to pave the way to meaningful and measurable results in both their personal and professional lives.
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Eamonn Quinn

Eamonn Quinn is a “Dragon” on the Irish version of Dragons’ Den.
Eamonn Quinn is currently an Executive Chariman of Kelsius Limited and has a wealth of experience within the food retail sector.
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Faisal Islam

Faisal Islam is a political and economics journalist who, since 2014, has held the role of Political Editor for Sky News.
Faisal Islam has interviewed many high profile names and is not afraid to challenge in difficult interviews; winning the Royal Television Society Award for the interview of the year in 2017 for his interview with David Cameron.
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Fons Trompenaars

Fons Trompenaars is a Dutch author and consultant in the field of cross-cultural communication.
Fons Trompenaars is a Dutch organizational theorist, management consultant, and author in the field of cross-cultural communication, known for the development of Trompenaars' model of national culture differences.
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Frances Cairncross

Frances is the chair of the British Economic and Social Research Council.
Frances became Rector of Exeter College in October 2004. Previously, she was on the staff of The Economist for 20 years, most recently as management editor. She was on the staff of The Guardian from 1973 to 1984, and prior to that spent periods on the financial staff of The Times, The Banker and The Observer. She chaired the Economic and Social Research Council for six years until 2007 and was President of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (2005-06). She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, a Senior Fellow at the School of Public Policy, UCLA and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA).
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Gerard Cleary

Transformational Director of Glenisk, Ireland's largest yogurt maker and one of its most recognised sustainable food brands.
After been reared in a family of 14 who grew up & lived on the farm before expanding into the businesses, Gerard Cleary has 40 years experience of navigating the family business model. Heading a successful ‘€20m family company’ driven by innovation & a will-to-do attitude is rare in the corporate world today ‘the day you become complacent is the day you go backwards’.
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Gerard Lyons

Gerard Lyons is a British economist.
Gerard Lyons is currently economic adviser to the Mayor of London. He is a regular commentator for Bloomberg and Sky News.
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Guy Standing

Guy Standing is Professorial Research Associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies University of London.
Guy Standing is a Fellow of the British Academy of Social Sciences and co-founder and now honorary co-president of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN), an international NGO that promotes basic income.
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Howard Davies

Sir Howard Davies is Chairman of The Phoenix Group, one of the largest providers of insurance services in the UK.
Howard Davies is Chairman of the Phoenix Group and of the International Advisory Council of the China Securities Regulatory Commission. Davies is also Professor of Practice at the Paris Institute of Political Science.
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Ian Bremmer

Ian Bremmer is best known for being the founder of Eurasia Group.
Ian Bremmer is an American political scientist specializing in US foreign policy, states in transition, and global political risk. He is the president and founder of Eurasia Group, a political risk research and consulting firm.
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Ian Goldin

Professor Ian Goldin is Director of the Oxford Martin School and a Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford.
Ian Goldin is Director of the James Martin 21st Century School at the University of Oxford. Ian was Vice President of the World Bank from 2003-6 and prior to that the Bank's Director of Development Policy from 2001-3. From 1996 to 2001 he was Managing Director of the Development Bank of Southern Africa and served as an adviser to President Mandela. He succeeded in transforming the bank to become the leading agent of development in the 14 countries of Southern Africa.
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Ian Morley

Ian Morley is the founding Chairman of The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), and is one of the world's leading figures and inspirational speakers on the subject.
Ian Morley is one of the leading international figures in the field of Alternative Investments. His experience covers most areas of financial markets and one of his specialist presentation is: 'Capitalism. My part in its downfall, The history of frauds and failures.' He takes you through all the key events, the characters, anecdotes, and war stories in a most amusing and educative manner. He has advised the Bank of England, the Central Bank of Ireland, the OECD, the EU and other international institutions about the managed derivatives and the Hedge Fund Industry.
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James Alexander

James Alexander was co-Founder of Zopa and is a disruptive entrepreneur, innovator and futures expert.
James Alexander is an experienced entrepreneur and business advisor who was previously the co-founder and Executive Director of Zopa, Europe’s largest P2P lender. Prior to this James was a Strategy Director at Egg.
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James Woudhuysen

James Woudhuysen is a journalist and the author of several books specialising in future trends.
James Woudhuysen expertise spans IT, energy, construction, manufacturing and retailing. He has a knack for spotting trends before others, frequently offering counter-intuitive proposals on what action to take.
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Jasmine Birtles

Jasmine is a financial expert, with huge success in setting-up and developing the lifestyle-based money website, MoneyMagpie.com.
Jasmine Birtles is a financial expert, TV presenter, author, journalist, business commentator and humorist. Jasmine is also responsible for the set up and running of the lifestyle-based money website, MoneyMagpie.com; the country's leading site for safe and legitimate money-making opportunities. Having written 38 books, Jasmine is in high demand by government organisations and companies for speaking events regarding the promotion of key money-saving and -making messages.
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Jeffrey Robinson

One of the World's most important financial crime journalists.
Jeffrey has been hailed by bankers as ‘the world’s most important financial crime journalist.’ With his trademark New York humour, he points out what legitimate business can learn from organised crime. The Laundrymen author may also refer to the novel he was asked to write in the name of Donald Trump.
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Jeffrey Sachs

Jeffrey Sachs is internationally renowned for his work as an economic advisor to governments in Latin America, Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, Asia and Africa.
Jeffrey is the President and Co-Founder of Millennium Promise Alliance a non-profit organisation aimed at ending extreme global poverty, as well as being the Director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University, and other key roles in organisations involved with environment and sustainability. Jeffrey has spent much of his career wrestling with the issues of world poverty and health and environmental sustainability but he made his name in the mid 80's and 90's as an economist working with countries undergoing massive upheaval. His best-selling books include Common Wealth (2008), and The Price of Civilization (2011) in which he turns his attentions homewards and calls for a kinder more responsible society in the wake of repeated economic crises. He has also written hundreds of learned articles and a text book on macroeconomics that is used worldwide
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Jenny Campbell

Founder and CEO of YourCash Europe.
The businesswoman is the founder of YourCash, an ATM provider that works in several locations across Europe. YourCash is estimated to turnover £30m and operates more than 5,000 ATMs in the retail and corporate markets. Jenny’s achievements don’t end there, as she was also one of the senior forces behind the integration of RBS and Natwest in 2000.
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John Gieve

John Gieve served as Deputy Governor of the Bank of England from 2006 to 2009. He was also a member of the Monetary Policy Committee and sat on the board of the FSA.
John Gieve is a former British Civil Servant, who served as Deputy Governor for Financial Stability of the Bank of England and an ex officio member of the Monetary Policy Committee from 2006 to 2009.
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John Kay

Professor John Kay CBE is one of Britain's leading economists.
John is a world leading management thinker and economist; his work has been mostly concerned with the application of economics to the analysis of changes in industrial structure and the competitive advantage of individual firms. John is a distinguished academic, a successful businessman, an adviser to companies and governments around the world, and an acclaimed columnist. Looking at all aspects of economics from investment to monetary supply, industry and markets to government and world finance, John provides an illuminating, accessible, and often surprisingly amusing analysis of the complexities of money.
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Jonty Bloom

Jonty Bloom is a well-known Business Correspondent for the BBC, working mainly in radio.
Jonty Bloom is a BBC correspondent currently working as Business correspondent on radio and online. He also covers the EU and Eurozone and has worked as Europe Correspondent for the BBC based in Brussels.
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Joseph Stiglitz

Joseph is a celebrated Nobel Prize winner, former chief economist at the World Bank and Clinton White House adviser
Joseph is the co-founder and co-president of Columbia University’s Initiative for Policy Dialogue; as well as a University Professor and co-chair of the Committee on Global Thought for New York University. He is regarded worldwide as a leading economic educator, and his textbooks are available in over a dozen languages. He is also the founder of The Journal of Economic Perspectives, one of the leading journals of economics.
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Justin Urquhart-Stewart

Justin is one of Britain's most familiar stockbrokers
Justin is one of the most recognisable and trusted market commentators on television, radio, and in the press. Originally trained as a lawyer, he has observed a unique understanding of the market's roles and benefits for the private investor. Having trained as a barrister, Justin took up international corporate finance, working in both Africa and Singapore then back in the UK. This led Justin to help found Broker Services in 1986, which went on to become Barclays Stockbrokers where he was Corporate Development Director.
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Kamal Ahmed

Kamal Ahmed is the current Economics Editor of the BBC, having previously been the BBC’s Business Editor.
Kamal Ahmed leads the BBC's ‘on-air’ economics coverage and makes regular appearances on the Today programme, the Six and Ten O'Clock news bulletins, as well as Newsnight and documentary programmes across television and radio. His blog is widely read online.
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Kevin Gaskell

An extraordinary leader who led iconic brands Porsche, BMW and Lamborghini to unprecedented levels of success before creating global businesses from scratch.
As a CEO, chairman, founder and investor Kevin has enjoyed success in sectors including automotive, data, technology, manufacturing, brand marketing and professional services. He has repeatedly led teams to achieve extraordinary performance in companies ranging from 7 to 7,000 employees. One recognised as the best private equity investment of the year, another nominated as the World’s 7th most innovative company. Passionate about the development of leadership skills he is frequently sought to reinvigorate teams and companies.
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Leo Johnson

Leo Johnson is the Co-Founder of Sustainable Finance, now a part of the PwC group.
Leo Johnson is a Sustainability expert. He is the Co-Founder of Sustainable Finance, and advisor to over fifty global banks and businesses. He helps pinpoint trends, and presents the risks and opportunities for business and finance.
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Lord Jim O'Neill

Lord Jim O’Neill is best known for coining the term BRIC, the acronym that stands for Brazil, Russia, India and China - the four rapidly growing counties that symbolise a shift in global economic power.
Lord Jim O’Neill is a retired chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management and a British economist.
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Luke Johnson

Luke Johnson is the Chairman of private equity house Risk Capital Partners LLP. He is Chairman and part-owner of Patisserie Holdings, Bread Ltd (the firm behind the Gail’s Artisan Bakery chain.) He is also Chairman and majority owner of Neilson Active H
As a leading figure in private equity and the man behind several instantly-recognisable high street brands, Luke Johnson is one of the few entrepreneurs whose speeches resonate with on-man-band businesses and Sunday Times readers alike.
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Marc Faber

Best known for his widely read monthly investment newsletter 'The Gloom Boom & Doom' report, highlighting unusual investment opportunities.
Swiss investment analyst, economic historian, and entrepreneur Dr Marc Faber is a prestigious investment adviser, fund manager, and broker/dealer. He is well known for his “contrarian” investment approach, and his widely read monthly investment newsletter “The Gloom Boom & Doom” report which highlights unusual investment opportunities. He also published several books, including "Tomorrow's Gold - Asia's Age of Discovery".
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Marcus du Sautoy

Marcus du Sautoy is best known for being an expert Mathematician and Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University.
Marcus du Sautoy is the Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University. A natural communicator, he is especially passionate when it comes to popularising maths - showing how it affects every aspect of our lives from simple counting to any form of trade and even the homes in which we live. He looks at the maths that underpins the everyday world, from the internet, data analysis and communications to more surprising areas like sport and art.
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Mark Barton

Mark Barton is one of the best-known anchors in global business television news. For 23 years he hosted flagship shows for Bloomberg Television.
Mark Barton was one of the founding journalists of the channel’s European operations in London in 1995 and played an integral role in establishing Bloomberg TV as the influential global business news network it is today.
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Mary Nightingale

Mary Nightingale is a newsreader and television presenter, best known for her roles within ITV.
Mary Nightingale is an English newsreader and television presenter, best known for her roles within ITV, as a newsreader for ITN, and as a presenter of the daytime cookery series Britain's Best Dish in 2011.
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Megan Greene

Megan Greene is the chief economist at Maverick Intelligence.
Megan Greene is the chief economist at Maverick Intelligence, which advises governments and companies on political, policy and macroeconomic developments.
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Michael Hudson

Michael Hudson is one of the world's leading economists.
Michael acts as an economic advisor to governments worldwide including Greece, Iceland, Latvia and China on finance and taxation.
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Nassim Taleb

Nassim is a bestselling author and a world leading epistemologist of randomness.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb has devoted his life to immersing himself in problems of luck, randomness, human error, probability, and the philosophy of knowledge.
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Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson is one of the world’s leading historians.
Niall Ferguson is one of our most influential commentators on Geopolitics and the Global Economy. The wide range of his expertise underscores his ongoing importance as a keynote speaker.
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Nick Jenkins

Founder of online personalised greeting card website Moonpig.com and now a Dragon’s Den Investor.
Nick Jenkins is the founder of Moonpig.com, the online greeting card website – an idea that started whilst at university.
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Nick Robinson

Nick is a well-respected and familiar face and voice on television and radio with over 30 years’ experience in reporting and broadcasting.
Nick Robinson joined the flagship Radio 4 ‘Today’ programme as a presenter in November 2015, after a decade as the BBC’s Political Editor covering Prime Ministers Blair, Brown and Cameron. Nick’s Twitter feed is followed by 750,000 people. His ‘Election Notebook’ was a Sunday Times bestseller.
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Nils Blyth

Former BBC journalist and Communications Director at the Bank of England, with extensive experience as a keynote speaker and conference chairman.
As an Executive Director at the Bank of England from March 2011 to July 2014, Nils Blyth was responsible for planning and executing the Bank's communications strategy during a period of significant change, including the arrival of Mark Carney as Governor.
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Noreena Hertz

Noreena Hertz is a renowned thought leader and economist with an impressive track record in predicting global trends.
Noreena Hertz has advised some of the world's leading business and political figures on strategy, economic and geo-political risks, digital transformation, Generation K and millennials.
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Otmar Issing

Otmar Issing has been President of the Center for Financial Studies since 2006.
For almost 20 years Otmar Issing has been one of the most influential European central bankers. Otmar holds honorary doctorates from several universities, and is the author and publisher of important economic literature (Monetary Policy in the Euro Area, Cambridge University Press, 2001). The architect of the 'Two Column Strategy': Economic indicators as well as monetary criteria (i.e. growth of money supply) have to be considered for any decisions on interest rates.
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Parag Khanna

Parag Khanna is a leading global strategist, world traveller and best-selling author.
Parag Khanna is a leading global strategist, world traveler, and best-selling author. He is a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre on Asia and Globalisation at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. He is also the Managing Partner of Hybrid Reality, a boutique geostrategic advisory firm, and Co-Founder & CEO of Factotum, a leading content branding agency.
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Paul Collier

Paul Collier is Professor of Economics and Public Policy.
Paul Collier is Professor of Economics and Public Policy in the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford.
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Paul Mason

Paul Mason is an English journalist and broadcaster.
Paul Mason was Culture and Digital Editor of Channel 4 News, becoming the programme's Economics Editor 2014, a post he formerly held on BBC2’s Newsnight programme. He is the author of several books, and a visiting professor at the University of Wolverhampton.
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Peter Casey

Peter Casey is a “Dragon” on the Irish television programme Dragons Den.
Peter Casey is the Founder and Chairman of Claddagh Resources and is also a writer and business and political commentator.
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Philip Coggan

Philip Coggan is a British columnist and author of books on economics.
Philip Coggan currently writes for The Economist. Previously, he worked for the Financial Times for 20 years.
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Pippa Malmgren

Pippa Malmgren is best known for being an American policy analyst, now living in the UK.
Pippa Malmgren is an American policy analyst. She served as Special Assistant to the President of the United States for Economic Policy on the National Economic Council and former member of the U.S. President's Working Group on Financial Markets.
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Robert Peston

Best known for his reporting for the BBC, in particular his accounts of financial and Northern Rock crisis in the late-2000s. Most recently he has moved from BBC to ITV where he will present his own show.
Robert Peston is ITVs Political Editor and host of their new flagship politics and current affairs show, Peston on Sunday. He covers the latest happenings in Westminster and beyond, interviewing the important players on the national and international political scenes.
More Roger Bootle

Roger Bootle

Roger is a noted City of London economist, economic advisor to government and companies and an award winning newspaper columnist.
Roger is Executive Chairman of Capital Economics and one of the most respected voices on the current turmoil. He is known for making bold calls on the global economy and markets – and usually being proved right.
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Roger Martin-Fagg

Roger Martin-Fagg is an economist turned strategist.
Roger Martin-Fagg is an economist who combines insight into the financial and policy worlds with management strategy.
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Sally Bundock

Sally Bundock is an award winning financial journalist who presents the business news in the mornings on BBC1, BBC News Channel and BBC World News.
If you need to know the latest international business news before you go to work, Sally Bundock will inform you Monday to Thursday at 0530am on BBC1 and 0830am on BBC News Channel. Her programmes, World Business Report and Business Live are a must watch if you work in business or finance. Sally is a financial journalist who has been presenting live television programmes for 20 years.
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Sarah Pennells

Sarah Pennells is a financial broadcaster, personal finance journalist, money expert and author with over 20 years' experience working across television, radio, web and print.
Sarah Pennells is the founder and editor of the UK's leading finance website for women, ‘SavvyWoman.co.uk’, which gives clear, ‘easy-to-understand’ information and tips on wide range of financial issues and has won, and been shortlisted for, several awards.
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Sir Christopher Meyer

Sir Christopher Meyer, KCMG is a former British Ambassador to the US and chairman of the PCC.
Sir Christopher Meyer, KCMG is a former British Ambassador to the United States, former Ambassador to Germany and the former chairman of the Press Complaints Commission.
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Stéphane Garelli

Stéphane Garelli - a world authority on competitiveness - has pioneered research in this field for 25 years.
Stéphane Garelli is widely considered to be one of the top lecturers on economic and business matters. He has a unique ability to analyze and describe the world economic environment as it evolves, and to draw conclusions about what changes in the world economy actually mean for companies and individuals alike.
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Stephanie Flanders

Stephanie is a British former broadcast journalist.
Stephanie Flanders, Managing Director, is Chief Market Strategist for the UK and Europe for J.P. Morgan Asset Management where she delivers insight into the economy and financial markets to thousands of professional investors across the UK, Europe and globally. Stephanie also recently chaired the Royal Society of Arts' Inclusive Growth Commission, which delivered its final report in the spring of 2017.
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Stephen Attenborough

Stephen Attenborough is the Commercial Director for Virgin Galactic.
Stephen Attenborough is the Commercial Director for Virgin Galactic, a company mainly owned by Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group which is on track to become the world's first passenger carrying commercial spaceline.
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Susannah Streeter

Susannah Streeter is the presenter for BBC TV and radio business programmes.
Susannah Streeter is the anchor for World Business Report on BBC World Service and BBC World TV, delivering breaking stories and gaining insight into unfolding economic events from entrepreneurs, economists and analysts.
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Tanya Beckett

Tanya Beckett is an English television and radio journalist.
Tanya Beckett presents BBC World News Today: Business Edition and has anchored a wide variety of business and news programmes for the BBC.
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Tim Harford

Tim Harford is a world-renowned behavioural economist, an award-winning Financial Times columnist, and a BBC broadcaster.
Described as ‘Britain’s Malcolm Gladwell,’ and by the New Statesman as ‘perhaps the best popular economics writer in the world’ Tim Harford brings storytelling, humour and intelligence to an oft-maligned discipline.
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Todd Benjamin

Todd was the anchor, financial and economic expert, and interviewer for CNN for 26 years.
Todd is known around the world for his position on CNN as anchor, financial and economic expert, and interviewer. In his 26 year career, Todd interviewed some of the biggest names in the world, including former USSR General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev and US President Bill Clinton.
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Todd Buchholz

Todd Buchholz is an economist and has served as White House director of economic policy under George H.W. Bush and a managing director of the Tiger hedge fund.
Economist Todd Buchholz “lights up economics with a wickedly sparkling wit,” says the Associated Press. The former White House senior economic advisor, Tiger hedge fund managing director and best-selling author has jousted with such personalities as James Carville and Ben Stein. His lively and informative speaking engagements have earned him a place in Successful Meetings Magazine’s “21 Top Speakers for the 21st Century, and his best-selling books on economics and financial markets have been widely translated and are taught in universities worldwide.
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Tony Travers

His role as Director of the LSE Greater London Group, and visiting professor at LSE's Government department. Tony also stood for the last Mayoral of London elections alongside Boris Johnson, Ken Livingstone and Brian Paddick.
Professor Tony Travers is the director of LSE Greater London Group, a research centre at the London School of Economics concerned with issues relating to the government and economy of London and South-East England. Tony is a illustrious commentator on the public sector and local government, especially in regards to London. Tony regularly comments on the BBC and in-print publications, including The Guardian newspaper.
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Vicky Pryce

Vicky Price is a British economist and business consultant.
Vicky Pryce is a Greek-born British economist, and former Joint Head of the United Kingdom's Government Economic Service.
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Will Hutton

Will Hutton is a well-known public intellectual, and the author of a number of best-selling books on economics.
Will Hutton is a British political economist, writer, weekly newspaper columnist and former editor-in-chief for The Observer.