Meet our inspirational speakers


Arun Gandhi

5th Grandson of Mahatma Gandhi: Legacy of Love

Ann Daniels

Polar Explorer and World Record Holder

Elizabeth Linder

Specialises in the intersection of societal change

Theo Paphitis

Business and retail entrepreneur, also known as a TV Dragon on BBC's Dragons' Den

Martha Lane Fox

Entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Last

Robin Chase

Transportation entrepreneur. She is co-founder and former CEO of Zipcar, the largest carsharing company in the world.

Melissa Sterry

Design scientist, systems theorist and futurist Melissa Sterry is recognised as a world-leading authority on the science, technology and thinking that could help build a better world.

Michael Bergdahl

Michael Bergdahl is a change management expert helping businesses make turn in the right directions.

Peter Jones

Chairman and CEO and founder of Phones International Group

Dan Buettner

Best-selling author of the blue zones solution

Ed Stafford

Explorer, πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ1st to walk the Amazon | Discovery & Channel4 host

Dominique Dawes

Olympic Gymnast and Media Analyst

Venus Williams

Legendary Tennis Player and Gender Equality Advocate

Creative innovator, tech investor and entrepreneur

Mark Beaumont BEM

Record-breaking round-the-world cyclist and ultra-endurance adventurer

Rita Dove

Poet and Pulitzer Prize Winner

Zoe Jackson MBE

Multi-award-winning entrepreneur Zoe Jackson MBE set up the Living the Dream Performing Arts Company at the age of 16 in 2006 to inspire young people and to subsidise her own performing arts training.

Zain Asher

Anchor for CNN International based in New York

Yossi Ghinsberg

Storyteller, philosopher and explorer, Yossi Ghinsberg was stranded for three weeks in the Amazon.

Yasmin Al Bulushi

Spent her lifetime acquiring quality experience in Academics