2017
Speakers

Elizabeth Linder
Founder & CEO, The Conversational Century
Elizabeth is Founder and CEO of The Conversational Century, a global advisory movement. She advises heads of state, government officials and executive management teams on the changing patterns of conversation and leadership all over the world. She previously founded Facebook’s Politics and Government division for the EMEA region, heading the team from London during the Arab Spring, as new political parties challenged the status quo and political content on Facebook dominated conversations.
More Speakers
Roula Khalaf
Deputy Editor, Financial Times
Host: Karen Tso
Anchor, CNBC Europe
Kirsty Lang
Trustee, British Council
Dr Tara Swart
Neuroscientist and Author
Melanie Richards
Deputy Chair and board Member, KPMG UK
Elif Shafak
Novelist
Ben Brabyn
Head of Level39
Jaspreet Sangha
Poet
Marina Mahathir
Writer and Activist
Noor Neelofa Mohd Noor
Founder and Managing Director, NH Prima International Sdn Bhd
Mark Turrell
CEO and Founder, Vork
Robert Hannigan CMG
Former Director of GCHQ and currently Executive Chairman of BlueVoyant cyber security
Laura Kuenssberg
Political Editor, BBC News
Annu Nieminen
Founder and CEO, The Upright Project
Joumanna Bercetche
Reporter, CNBC
Elizabeth Linder
Founder & CEO, The Conversational Century
Ash Alexander-Cooper OBE
Former Senior Partner and Director, McChrystal Group’s European Office and Specialist Military Unit Officer
Bia Bedri
Cyber Security Partner, KPMG
Ed Williams
Chief Executive Officer, Vice Chairman Europe
Sophie Walker
Leader, Women's Equality Party
Pinky Lilani CBE DL
Founder and Chairman, Women of the Future Programme
Melanie Richards
Deputy Chair and Board Member, KPMG UK