2017
Speakers

Kiko Matthews
Entrepreneur
Kiko Matthews is an award-winning entrepreneur, environmental activist and adventurer. In 2009 she was diagnosed with a life threatening pituitary tumour, surviving this rare and life-threatening condition made Kiko decide to spend the rest of her life pursing meaningful experiences and challenging herself, both physical and mentally. Kiko is therefore attempting to join the handful of women who have successfully rowed the 3000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean, solo and unsupported. Her goal is to cross in 45 days – beating the current record of 56 days. This is considered one of the hardest challenges on earth. Only 6 women have ever crossed the Atlantic solo.
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Roula Khalaf
Deputy Editor, Financial Times
Melanie Richards
Vice Chair and Board
Member, KPMG UK
Kiko Matthews
Entrepreneur
Sadaf Farooqi
Professor of Metabolism and Medicine, University of Cambridge
Host: Karen Tso
Anchor, CNBC Europe
Kirsty Lang
Trustee, British Council
Mark Wilson
CEO, Aviva
Rohana Rozhan
CEO, Astro
Dr Tara Swart
Neuroscientist and Author
Aline Santos
Executive Vice President for Global Marketing and Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion
Raeda Al Sarayreh
MENA Regional Director of Corporate Affairs, CH2M
Ron Kalifa
Vice Chairman, WorldPay
Elif Shafak
Award Winning Novelist
Amol Rajan
Media Editor, BBC
Ian Goldin
Professor of Globalisation and Development, University of Oxford
Sir Peter Westmacott
Former British Ambassador to the United States, France and Turkey
Elsa D’Silva
Founder & CEO of Red Dot Foundation (Safecity)
Helen Newcombe
Founder & Director, DAVY J