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Nima is a BBC World presenter and respected middle eastern journalist based in Dubai.
BBC’s Europe editor leading coverage on Europe’s reaction to Brexit. A seasoned public speaker and moderator of events and debates.
Scottish Liberal Democrat who was Chief Secretary to the Treasury between 2010 and 2015
TV/radio/online journalist, producer, presenter, writer, motivational speaker, business and ideas person who really understands, and can communicate with a sense of humour, the world of social media and digital communications.
Ed Balls was UK Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer and served in the UK Cabinet as Secretary for Children, Schools and Families. He was the UK Minister for Financial Services and the Chief Economic Adviser to the UK Treasury during which time he was Chair of the IMFC Deputies and UK G20 Deputy. While Shadow Chancellor he was co-Chair with Larry Summers of the Centre for American Progress Inclusive Prosperity Commission.
Author of The Dark Net and Radicals and presenter of the BBC Two Documentary Series Secrets of Silicon Valley. Jamie speaks expertly on important topics such as cyber security, internet cultures and surveillance technologies.
Broke the now legendary Watergate story, with fellow journalist Bob Woodward, which led to the resignation of President Nixon. A keynote speaker on American political/media culture.
former Home Secretary and a leading Blairite who, despite being blind from birth, was highly regarded as an effective reformer and parliamentarian
Conservative MP for Grantham and Stamford and author of 'Which Way's Up? The future for coalition Britain and how to get there'. Nick's themes for public speaking include the future of the coalition; modernising the tory brand; brics -an opportunity for Britain
Broadcaster and writer Edith Bowman has been working in TV and radio for nearly 20 years. She is currently host of the Virgin Radio UK Breakfast Show and is Music Editor at ELLE Magazine.
Melvyn Bragg, Baron Bragg, FRSL, FRTS (born 6 October 1939) is a British author and broadcaster best known for the London Weekend Television (LWT) arts programme The South Bank Show, which he wrote and produced for 30 years. He is also known for his many programmes on BBC Radio 4, including Start the Week, which he presented for ten years, In Our Time, and The Routes of English, a history of the English language.
Author and One Show contributor, not to mention former MP, actor and all round polymath. A hugely popular choice for corporate events such as after dinner speaking, awards hosting and more. Particularly good for international audiences.
Nick Bryant is the BBC's New York correspondent. Before that he was posted in Washington, Delhi and Sydney. One of the BBC's most senior correspondents he's reported from the White House, the Kremlin, Downing Street, Afghanistan, the Korean Peninsula, Rwanda, the Middle East and the UN.
Global Chief Content Officer of WGSN, former Global Editorial Director of HuffPost Lifestyle and editor-in-chief of the news website The Huffington Post UK.
Former No 10 Spin Doctor for Tony Blair and prolific writer, having published his diaries and books on mental health. A regular contributor to the media, he has talked openly about his depression and the mental breakdown he suffered in his late twenties. Currently editor at large of The New European, and keen remainer/soft Brexit campaigner.
Former CNN International Correspondent who is comfortable chairing conferences and speaking on world issues
Veteran Conservative MP and former cabinet minister who has served in a number of administrations as Chancellor, Home Secretary, Lord Chancellor and Justice Minister; keen jazz fan
Led and delivered the London 2012 Olympics, perfectly demonstrating his sporting, political and business skills. He is now at the IOC where he is undertaking a huge turnaround programme, again drawing on his many diplomatic skills which has seen him go from Olympic Gold Medallist to successful businessman, politician and now sports administrator.
BBC Legal Editor and Law in Action presenter who is also a comedy writer! Can speak seriously about Brexit, but equally comfortable with a witty anecdotal speech.
Philip Collins is a columnist on The Times and the chief executive of the writing and rhetoric company The Draft.
Peter Conradi has worked in national and international journalism for more than three decades. As Foreign Editor of The Sunday Times and a former foreign correspondent, he can speak authoritatively on many aspects of international affairs.
BBC World Service presenter who has had extensive experience reporting across the world. Speaks Russian.
A career diplomat with particular knowledge and experience of the Middle East and south-east Asia. Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles has been British Ambassador in Israel, Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan. Now working for BAE Systems as international business development director in the Middle East and south-east Asia.
Seasoned broadcaster and print journalist. Prior to being Chief Political Correspondent for Sky News, he was at the BBC and before then he had been political editor of the Sunday Express, the Daily Express and Home Affairs correspondent at the Sunday Times.
International media executive whose career spans the BBC, CNN and Reuters. An authority on global media who has played a central role in news, awarded a lifetime achievement award for his services to journalism. An international keynote speaker who offers fascinating and amusing insight into the world of news media.
Journalist and award-winning political columnist, was Sunday Telegraph political columnist for 19 years, and former editor of the Spectator. Author of several books. Broadcast work includes Newsnight's film on David Cameron on the eve of the 2015 general election.
- Iain Dale is one of Britain’s leading political commentators, with a daily show LBC. He has been a contributing editor for GQ Magazine and currently writes for various national newspapers and magazines, including the Guardian, the Independent, the New Statesman, the Spectator and Attitude. In 2019 in chaired the Tory Leadership hustings between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt.
Zoe De Pass is a London based fashion and lifestyle content creator who has changed negative connotations about how mums dress and the way that brands view the mum demographic.
Zoe De Pass
Award-winning writer, author and broadcaster. A controversialist and public speaker who has dabbled in politics. Best known for his weekly column in The Spectator and his blogs for Breitbart London.
Politician, speaker and international business consultant, committed to spreading community cohesion within the British Asian community. Formerly a Conservative he has recently joined the Liberal Democrat Party and been appointed to the Racial Equality Working Group.
Lord Michael Dobbs is best known as the writer of House of Cards, the Netflix series that was originally adapted by the BBC. Michael was an advisor to numerous prime ministers including Margaret Thatcher, John Major and David Cameron and now sits in the Upper House
Former US National Security Advisor to President Obama. He provided the president's daily national security briefing and was responsible for the co-ordination and integration of the Administration's foreign policy, intelligence and military efforts.
Senior Presenter and Correspondent for BBC World News TV and BBC World Service radio who is often deployed to anchor special news coverage from the field and interview world leaders. The Middle East is her speciality, having given a number of speeches in recent times on the Arab Spring, the rise of IS/Daesh and its aftermath.
Former foreign correspondent (beats have covered the US and Middle East) who is now a regular contributor to BBC news, including Radio 4’s Royal coverage.
Gavin Esler is an award winning television and radio broadcaster, writer and journalist. A former member of the Newsnight presenting team. He also anchored BBC News 24 since 1997 and reported for news and documentary programmes across Europe, Russia, China and North and South America.
Former Lord Treasurer, and member of Blair's inner circle (he has known Blair for over 35 years, and even shared a flat as students). Oversaw wholesale reform while a minister, when he was responsible for Â£10bn budgets and over 22,000 employees.
Executive Editor, columnist and chief leader writer of The Times. He writes a popular weekly political column and "Fink Tank", a statistical column on football. A regular guest on Newsnight and The Daily Politics, Daniel is an engaging public speaker.
Daniel Finkelstein OBE
BBC Five Live lunchtime show presenter. An experienced radio broadcaster and journalist who has covered many international events and reported on TV for Tonight with Trevor McDonald, The Alan Titchmarsh Show and The One Show.
BBC Senior News Correspondent who was a foreign correspondent for over a decade in Nairobi, Rome and Paris. Now presents "Beyond 100 Days" alongside Katty Kay on BBC America that provides a global news round up but with an American spin.
Matt leads Channel 4's coverage of the Americas on everything from business and culture to US foreign policy and its view of the world. He was formerly anchor for BBC World News America bulletin and the BBC's Washington correspondent.
Frank Gardner is the BBC'S security correspondent and was the first network TV journalist in Britain to cover the War on Terror full-time around the world which led to him being paralysed during a terrorist attack in Saudi. However, he has bounced back from that and determined to make the most of the rest of his life; he's even ski-ing again!
Former Director of Communications to Theresa May who talks candidly on what went wrong with her premiership and EU deal, and reflects on the current political turmoil.
Sir Robbie Gibb
Broadcaster, journalist and writer who has covered wars in the Middle East, Eritrea, Rhodesia, Somalia, Iraq and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Professor of Politics and International Relations, and renowned researcher into British and European Politics, including immigration and extremism.
Telegraph journalist, columnist and features writer. Author of Mad Girl.
Known to millions around the world through his distinguished career as a main anchor on BBC World News, Nik is the co-author of the acclaimed book "Thinking the Unthinkable", which looks at why current leadership is struggling with the disruptions of Unthinkable events. An eye-opening keynote speaker, Nik is also a highly-sought-after conference host and moderator
Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE is a British scientist, writer, broadcaster and member of the House of Lords. Specialising in the physiology of the brain, Susan researches the impact of 21st century technologies on the mind, how the brain generates consciousness and novel approaches to neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. She appears regularly on radio and television and frequently gives talks to the public and private sector.
Emma (@emmaguns) is the host of The Emma Guns Show podcast and an experienced journalist, specialising in beauty, wellness and first-person features who has written for Red, Sunday Times Style, Stylist and Women’s Health. She established her podcast, which has 100+ 5-star rated on iTunes, to create an honest, open resource able to go deeper than the written word and provide inspiration and community for her listeners.
Emma Gunavardhana ‘Emma Guns’
Recently retired Foreign Secretary, William Hague was also Leader of the Opposition from 1997-2001. He is perhaps best known for his skill in parliamentary debate, particularly in some 200 exchanges and debates with Tony Blair who considered him his fiercest adversary.
Appears regularly on TV and radio on everything from "Have I Got News for You" to "This Morning", "Any Questions" to "Newsnight". She also writes for various newspapers and magazines and was a finalist in Celebrity Masterchef.
GP and comedy writer. A regular on BBC comedy as well as on medical programmes, and a very popular after dinner speaker and awards host. He has won the Writers' Guild and a Silver Sony Award for a Radio 4 series. A brilliant speaker.
Roy Hattersley received a peerage in the 1997 Dissolution Honours List but uses the title only for matters concerning the House of Lords. He is a forthright speaker on political events.
Former Managing director of commercial and online at ITV. Before that was Chief Executive of GCap Media, the largest commercial radio company in the UK, CEO of Virgin Radio and MD of Yahoo UK and Ireland. Media industry speaker
Polemical columnist in the Daily Mail and formerly Telegraph. Also successful author and media contributor.
Lorraine Heggessey was the first female controller of BBC1, former CEO of TalkbackThames and most recently CEO of The Royal Foundation of the Dukes and Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex.
Michael Heseltine resigned his Henley-on-Thames constituency at the 2001 election but remained outspoken on British politics. He was given a life peerage as Baron Heseltine, of Thenford in the County of Northamptonshire.
Working in the heart of government through a period of key European negotiation has given Lord Hesketh a unique perspective on the current turmoil surrounding Brexit.
Founder of The Next Big Thing consultancy who has worked with diverse blue chip clients across a wide range of sectors - from Finance to FMCG, Media to Music, Publishing to Personal Technology. A trend expert, futurist and marketeer.
Morgan Housel is a Partner at The Collaborative Fund and former columnist for the Motley Fool and The Wall Street Journal. Also a multi award winning financial writer.
For 10 years he was the Director of Live Events for the British Government. He had access to the very heart of power and first hand insights into the centre of the Whitehall. With a wealth of anecdotes and insights, Simon provides a fascinating look into a world very few people get to see, let alone begin to understand.