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David Aaronovitch

David Aaronovitch

Challenging political commentator

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Nima Abu-Wardeh

Nima Abu-Wardeh

Bilingual English Arabic broadcast journalist specialising in Arab issues

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Martti Ahtisaari

Martti Ahtisaari

President of Finland 1994-2000; winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2008

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Kriss Akabusi

Kriss Akabusi

Former World Champion, Olympic silver medalist and motivational speaker

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Nabil Al Busaidi

Nabil Al Busaidi

Voted one of "Top 100 Influential Arabs"

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James Alexander

James Alexander

Co-founder of Egg and Zopa - Customer Service, Technology and Innovation

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Authority on the relationship between the West and Islam

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Simon Anholt

Simon Anholt

Independent policy advisor to over forty governments, their Presidents, Prime Ministers and Monarchs

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Patrick  Artus

Patrick Artus

One of the leading economists in France; speaker on the French economy

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Felicity Aston

Felicity Aston

Explorer, Scientist and Author

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Jacques Attali

Jacques Attali

French economist, writer and senior civil servant. Former adviser to President François Mitterrand and first president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

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Stephen Attenborough

Stephen Attenborough

Leads the commercial team at Virgin Galactic

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Shaukat Aziz

Shaukat Aziz

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan

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Mehrdad Baghai

Mehrdad Baghai

Business Leader; Managing Director of Alchemy Growth Partners

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Pradip Baijal

Pradip Baijal

Former Chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

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Kanti Bajpai

Kanti Bajpai

International Relations Scholar; Professor in the Politics and International Relations of South Asia at Oxford University

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GN Bajpal

GN Bajpal

Former Chairman, Securities and Exchange Board India

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Adjiedj  Bakas

Adjiedj Bakas

Inspiring and visionary speaker on future trends

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Katharina Balazs

Katharina Balazs

Business professor and international authority on leadership

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Kinvara Balfour

Kinvara Balfour

Coolhunter, Fashion Commentator and Trend Expert

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Roger  Ballentine

Roger Ballentine

Served President Bill Clinton as Chairman of the White House Climate Change Task Force

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Poonam Barua

Poonam Barua

Director PAMASIA and Founder of the WILL Forum

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Camila Batmanghelidjh

Camila Batmanghelidjh

Founder and CEO of Kids Company

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Scott Bayman

Scott Bayman

Former Head of GE India; Business Leader

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Peter Bazalgette

Peter Bazalgette

Leading UK TV producer, responsible for programmes such as "Big Brother" and "Deal of No Deal"

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Jasper Becker

Jasper Becker

Author Writer Publisher & Speaker on China Economy & International Affairs.

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David  Beckham

David Beckham

One of the most famous footballers in the world

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Sinclair Beecham

Sinclair Beecham

Co-founder of Pret A Manger

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James Bellini

James Bellini

First British member of US futurology think-tank The Hudson Institute

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Michael Benoliel

Michael Benoliel

Expert on Negotiation

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Nicklas Bergman

Nicklas Bergman

Serial entrepreneur, technology investor and futurist.

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Carl Bernstein

Carl Bernstein

One of the Watergate investigative journalists

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Luc Besson

Luc Besson

French filmmaker, screenwriter and producer

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Shantanu Bhagwat

Shantanu Bhagwat

Entrepreneur and businessman

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Jagdish Bhagwati

Jagdish Bhagwati

Professor of Economics

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Rama Bijapurkar

Rama Bijapurkar

Authority on marketing in India

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Harish Bijoor

Harish Bijoor

Brand and Marketing specialist

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Nkosinathi  Biko

Nkosinathi Biko

CEO of the Steve Biko Foundation

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Carl Bildt

Carl Bildt

Foreign Secretary of Sweden

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Dr Xiang Bing

Dr Xiang Bing

Founding Dean of the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

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Basmah Bint Saud

Basmah Bint Saud

Princess of Saudi Arabia, entrepreneur and journalist

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Ken Blanchard

Ken Blanchard

Author of The One Minute Manager

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Bruno Bonnell

Bruno Bonnell

French businessman

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Roberto Boscia Chiaravalloti

Roberto Boscia Chiaravalloti

Author of the book HR Marketing and "father" of Metaliquid Job concept

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David Bosshart

David Bosshart

CEO of the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute for economic and social studies (GDI)

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Sir Richard Branson

Sir Richard Branson

Founder of the Virgin Group

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Leonard Brody

Leonard Brody

Digital Media Entrepreneur

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John Bruton

John Bruton

Former Prime Minister of Ireland, EU ambassador to the US

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Zbigniew Brzenzinski

Zbigniew Brzenzinski

Former national security advisor to the President of the United States

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Mary  Buffett

Mary Buffett

Author of The Buffettology Workbook, daughter-in-law of Warren Buffett

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Tony Buzan

Tony Buzan

The inventor of Mind-Mapping

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Frances Cairncross

Frances Cairncross

President of the British Association for the Advancement of Science

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James  Cameron

James Cameron

Founder and the non-executive Chairman of Climate Change Capital

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Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell

International supermodel

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Stephen Chan

Stephen Chan

General Manager of TVB

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Young Rok Cheong

Young Rok Cheong

Global Economist and Speaker on China

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Jagdeep  Chhokar

Jagdeep Chhokar

Retired Professor and Dean at IIM-A

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Henning Christophersen

Henning Christophersen

As Vice-President of the European Commission started the strategic planning for the Single Currency

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Kenneth Clarke

Kenneth Clarke

Former Conservative Chancellor of the Exchequer

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Augusto Lopez Claros

Augusto Lopez Claros

Former Director of the Global Competitveness Report at the World Economic Forum

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Peter Cochrane

Peter Cochrane

One of the world's most respected speakers on future technology and trends

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Jared Cohen

Jared Cohen

Director of Google Ideas, an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and a nonfiction author

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Ed Coode

Ed Coode

Olympic Gold medal winner with Matthew Pinsent in Athens

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Gavin Cowley

Gavin Cowley

Marketing Director of adidas South Africa

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Gurcharan Das

Gurcharan Das

Management guru, Author, and former CEO of P&G India

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Ged Davis

Ged Davis

Head of the Centre for Strategic Insight at the World Economic Forum

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Jacques Delors

Jacques Delors

Former President of the European Commission

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Vito Di Bari

Vito Di Bari

Acclaimed futurologist, author, and an authority on innovation

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Michael  Douglas

Michael Douglas

Hollywood actor and producer, UN Messenger of Peace

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Jason Drew

Jason Drew

The Environmental Capitalist

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Gunter Dueck

Gunter Dueck

Management expert & leading technology specialist

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Mohamed El Baradei

Mohamed El Baradei

Winner of the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize

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Marianne Faithful

Marianne Faithful

One of the most original female singersongwriters

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Luc Ferry

Luc Ferry

French Philosopher & Former Minister of Education

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Pearce Flannery

Pearce Flannery

Founder of Pragmatica

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Richard Gardner

Richard Gardner

Former US Ambassador to Italy

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Stephane Garelli

Stephane Garelli

World authority on the international competitiveness of enterprises

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Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof

Founder of Live Aid and Live8

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Barry Gibbsons

Barry Gibbsons

Co-founder of the UK publishing business Infinite Ideas & former US-based Chairman/CEO of Burger King

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Rowan Gibson

Rowan Gibson

Expert on innovation, strategy and change

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John  Gieve

John Gieve

Former Deputy Governor of the Bank of England

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Ed Gillespie

Ed Gillespie

Futurist and co–founder of Futerra

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Bruno Giussani

Bruno Giussani

Author of Roam : Making Sense of the Wireless Internet

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Seth Godin

Seth Godin

Most popular marketing blogger & bestselling author

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Ian  Goldin

Ian Goldin

Director of the 21st Century School at the University of Oxford

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Arthur Goldstuck

Arthur Goldstuck

Expert speaker on Technology

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Scott Goodstein

Scott Goodstein

Developed the social networking platforms for the Obama presidential campaign

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Alain Goudsmet

Alain Goudsmet

Belgian Sports and business coach

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Nik Gowing

Nik Gowing

BBC World News main presenter

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Adam Greenfield

Adam Greenfield

World-renowned urbanist

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David Grier

David Grier

Extreme athlete who ran along The Great Wall of China

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Bear Grylls

Bear Grylls

The youngest Briton to climb Mount Everest. An outstanding motivational speaker

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Ramachandra Guha

Ramachandra Guha

Indian historian and award-winning author

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Anil Gupta

Anil Gupta

Author of Getting China and India Right

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Sanjay Gupta

Sanjay Gupta

Renowned expert on medicine and healthcare

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Ben Hammersley

Ben Hammersley

Trends and digital guru, author and futurist

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Jenny Handley

Jenny Handley

Brand specialist, writer and speaker and owner of Jenny Handley Performance Management

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James Harkin

James Harkin

Director of Flockwatching

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Molly  Harvey

Molly Harvey

Inspirational business thinker, author and speaker.

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Sahar Hashemi

Sahar Hashemi

Co-Founder of Coffee Republic, author of Switched On

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Achmat Hassiem

Achmat Hassiem

Footgear brand ambassador and motivational speaker

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Adrian  Hayes

Adrian Hayes

UK and UAE based record-breaking adventurer, corporate coach and speaker

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Roman Herzog

Roman Herzog

Former President of Germany

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Jurgen Heyman

Jurgen Heyman

Corporate Vice President of Sales Performance International (SPI)

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Mark Holthousen

Mark Holthousen

One of the leading Executive Coaches in South Africa

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Roger Horrocks

Roger Horrocks

Environmental photographer specialising in travel and marine imagery for advertising, editorial and stock

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Matthias Horx

Matthias Horx

The most influential futurist in the German-speaking world

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Anne Marie Huby

Anne Marie Huby

Former Executive Director of Medecins Sans Frontieres

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Stephen J Dubner

Stephen J Dubner

Bestselling Author, FREAKONOMICS and SUPERFREAKONOMICS

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Martin Jacques

Martin Jacques

Author of "When China Rules the World"

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Farhang Jahapour

Farhang Jahapour

Authority on Middle East politics

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Thomas Jankovich

Thomas Jankovich

Associate of FutureWorld, leader of the Innovation Practice at Deloitte Consulting South Africa

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Ayo Johnson

Ayo Johnson

Expert on African affairs, human rights and justice

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Jean Jouzel

Jean Jouzel

A French glaciologist and climatologist

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Michio Kaku

Michio Kaku

Physicist and authority on the environment

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Mishal  Kanoo

Mishal Kanoo

Deputy Chairman Kanoo Group, large family business in Middle East

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Paul Keating

Paul Keating

Former Prime Minister of Australia

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Andrew  Keen

Andrew Keen

Prominent sceptic of the Internet and “cult of the social”

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Manfred Kets de Vries

Manfred Kets de Vries

INSEAD Business Professor, Psycho-analyst, Management Author

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Parag Khanna

Parag Khanna

Leading geo-strategic expert and best-selling author

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Ayesha Khanna

Ayesha Khanna

Technology & innovation strategy expert & founder of Hybrid Reality Institute

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Brett King

Brett King

Bestselling author and the founder of a breakout new retail banking concept, Movenbank.

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Anne Lise Kjaer

Anne Lise Kjaer

Future Trends Speaker "Creator of Inspirational Futures" - The Times"

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Vaclav Klaus

Vaclav Klaus

Second President of the Czech Republic

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Wim Kok

Wim Kok

Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands

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Bernard Kouchner

Bernard Kouchner

Co-founder Médecins Sans Frontières and former Foreign Minister France

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Corne Krige

Corne Krige

Former Springbok rugby captain

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Remi Krug

Remi Krug

Former President of Krug champagne.

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John Kufuor

John Kufuor

Former President of Ghana from 2001 to 2009

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Martha Lane Fox

Martha Lane Fox

Internet Entrepreneur, Co-founder of lastminute.com

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Graeme Leach

Graeme Leach

Chief Economist at the Institute of Directors

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Ben Legg

Ben Legg

Former COO of Google Europe

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Gerd Leipold

Gerd Leipold

Former Executive Director of Greenpeace International

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Gerd Leonhard

Gerd Leonhard

Digital Content, Media and the Future

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Norman Lewis

Norman Lewis

Former Director of Technolgy Research at Orange

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Magnus Lindkvist

Magnus Lindkvist

Futurologist and lecturer within business intelligence and trends

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Greg Lindsay

Greg Lindsay

Author of Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next

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John D. Liu

John D. Liu

Environmental documentary film maker and presenter

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Ken Livingstone

Ken Livingstone

Former Mayor of London; speaker on London in the global economy

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Guy Lundy

Guy Lundy

Managing Director of Centric Consulting and the CEO of Accelerate Cape Town

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Elle MacPherson

Elle MacPherson

Supermodel turned fashion entrepreneur

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Braam Malherbe

Braam Malherbe

Extreme adventurer and conservationist

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Thierry Malleret

Thierry Malleret

Former Chief Economist, Alpha Bank, Moscow

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Siya Mapoko

Siya Mapoko

Author, Entrepreneur and motivational speaker

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Jonathan Margolis

Jonathan Margolis

FT columnist, humorous speaker on technnolgy and predicting future trends

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Inma Martinez

Inma Martinez

One of the worlds leading digital media strategists

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Paul Mason

Paul Mason

Culture and Digital Editor at Channel 4 News

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Jonathan McCrea

Jonathan McCrea

Multi award-winning TV and radio broadcaster

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Hamish McRae

Hamish McRae

Europe's foremost future speaker, author of What Works

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Tendai  Mhizha

Tendai Mhizha

Board level Leader and expert on branding and marketing in Africa

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David Miliband

David Miliband

President International Rescue and Co-Chairman Global Ocean Commission

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George Mitchell

George Mitchell

Chaired the peace negotiations in Northern Ireland; Listed by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world

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Dominique Moisi

Dominique Moisi

French Political Scientist, founder of the IFRI, the French Institute for International Relations

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Michael Mol

Michael Mol

Medical Doctor and Top Business Speaker

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Mike Moore

Mike Moore

Former New Zealand Prime Minister and Director General of the World Trade Organisation

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Nicholas Negroponte

Nicholas Negroponte

World-renowned technology visionary

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Khailee Ng

Khailee Ng

Entrepreneur, Marketer and Business Futurist

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Irit Noble

Irit Noble

Comedienne, inspirational communicator and motivator

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Kjell Nordstrom

Kjell Nordstrom

Co-author of Karaoke Capitalism and Funky Business

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Erik Orsenna

Erik Orsenna

Economist & expert on sustainable growth, environment, agriculture & emerging economies

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Azran Osman-Rani

Azran Osman-Rani

Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia X

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Chris Parry

Chris Parry

Former head of future scenario planning and forecasting at the Royal Navy

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Devdutt Pattanaik

Devdutt Pattanaik

Chief Belief Officer of the Future Group

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Chris Patten

Chris Patten

Chairman of BBC

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Alex Phillips

Alex Phillips

Skippered the yacht Quadstone in the 2000 BT Global Challenge, known as The Worlds Toughest Yacht Race.

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Michael Portillo

Michael Portillo

Former Conservative Minister

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Paddy  Power

Paddy Power

Director of Communications at Paddy Power bookmakers

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David Price

David Price

Learning futurist, author of " OPEN: How We'll Work, Live and Learn In The Future"

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Ruairi Quinn

Ruairi Quinn

Former Leader of the Labour Party

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Mamphela Ramphele

Mamphela Ramphele

Former Managing Director of the World Bank and Vice-Chancellor of Cape Town University

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Doug Richard

Doug Richard

One of the "Dragons" from BBC TV's "Dragon's Den"

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Frank-Jürgen Richter

Frank-Jürgen Richter

Former World Economic Forum director of Asian affairs

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Jonas Ridderstrale

Jonas Ridderstrale

Co-author of Karaoke Capitalism and Funky Business

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Jeremy Rifkin

Jeremy Rifkin

Author of the international best-seller, "The End of Work"

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Mary Robinson

Mary Robinson

Former President of Ireland, United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights

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Nouriel  Roubini

Nouriel Roubini

Professor of Economics who predicted the global "credit crunch"

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James Rubin

James Rubin

Renowned foreign affairs journalist & former diplomat

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Johnny Ryan

Johnny Ryan

Digital thought leader

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Jeffrey  Sachs

Jeffrey Sachs

Special Adviser to Kofi Annan

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Eisuke Sakakibara

Eisuke Sakakibara

Former Japanese Vice Minister of Finance

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Richard Samans

Richard Samans

Former Special Assistant to President Clinton for International Economic Policy

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Henrik Scharfe

Henrik Scharfe

Researcher, teacher, and global thinker

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Tim Schlueter

Tim Schlueter

Leading German, multi-lingual, radio & TV presenter

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Roland Schoeman

Roland Schoeman

South Africa's most successful swimmer, a ten- times world record holder and Olympic Games triple medallist

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Thabang Skwambane

Thabang Skwambane

Co-founder and executive director of Kaelo Consulting

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Juergen Stark

Juergen Stark

Renowned German Economist

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Peer Steinbrueck

Peer Steinbrueck

Former Finance Minister of Germany

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Mark Stevenson

Mark Stevenson

Author, speaker, ideas generator and futurist

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Rohit Talwar

Rohit Talwar

Award winning futurist speaker, entrepreneur, specialist advisor and strategic change agent

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Ufuk Tarhan

Ufuk Tarhan

Futurist, one of the most successful businesswomen in IT

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Michael Tchong

Michael Tchong

Technology, Trends, Futurist and Forward Thinker

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Lars Thomsen

Lars Thomsen

Founder of think tank, Future Matters

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Peter Thomson

Peter Thomson

Director of The Future Work Forum at Henley Management College

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Donald Trump

Donald Trump

Famous American entrepreneur

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Nontombi Tutu

Nontombi Tutu

International human rights and climate change activist

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Georges Ugeux

Georges Ugeux

Former Vice President of the New York Stock Exchange

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Atif Unaldi

Atif Unaldi

IT Co-ordinator of World Travel Channel and chief editor at T3 Magazine

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Roy Vella

Roy Vella

Mobile financial services expert

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Theo Waigel

Theo Waigel

Former German Finance Minister

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Jimmy Wales

Jimmy Wales

Founder of Wikipedia

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Haiyan Wang

Haiyan Wang

Authority on developing business in China

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Sundeep Waslekar

Sundeep Waslekar

Strategic thinker on geopolitical futures

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Venus Williams

Venus Williams

Legendary tennis champion and UNESCO Promoter of Gender Equality

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Kathy Wolstenholme

Kathy Wolstenholme

Author of juice! Creator of juicEQ, Black Belt and Founder of Nia South Africa (fitness fusion)

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Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak

Co-founder of Apple Computers

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Michela  Wrong

Michela Wrong

Author and expert on contemporary African politics

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Robert Zoellick

Robert Zoellick

President of the World Bank (2007-2012), Chairman of Goldman Sachs International Advisory Board

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Marvin Zonis

Marvin Zonis

World authority on the intersection of e-commerce, globalisation and leadership

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Estienne de Beer

Estienne de Beer

Leadership and motivational coach

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FW  de Klerk

FW de Klerk

As President of South Africa led the peaceful handover of power to Nelson Mandela

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Rodrigo de Rato

Rodrigo de Rato

Former Managing Director of the Internatinol Monetary Fund

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Paul du Toit

Paul du Toit

The Winning Attitude, Mindset Change, Customer Service Exellence

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Joff van Reenen

Joff van Reenen

Benefit and high impact auctioneer

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Rex van Schalkwyk

Rex van Schalkwyk

Former judge of the Supreme Court of South Africa

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