WORLD AFFAIRS



Nicolas Sarkozy

President of the French Republic (2007-2012)


François Hollande

President of the French Republic (2012-2017)


Fredrik Reinfeldt

Former Prime Minister of Sweden


Arne Elias Corneliussen

Founder and CEO NRCI – Norwegian Risk Consulting International


Leon Kaulahao Siu

Foreign Minister for the Hawaiian Kingdom


Martin Hellman

Turing Award Winner, Public-key Cryptography Pioneer,
Stanford University Electrical Engineering Professor...


John Sitilides

Expert Speaker on Global Affairs & American Politics


Thom Brooks

Immigration Expert and Brexit Commentator


Harry G. Broadman

Authority on Global Business Growth, Risk and Innovation,
Private Equity...


Anthony Gardner

Former US Representative to the European Union


Jeffrey Sachs

American Economist and Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia...


Norman J. Groot

Former Police, Founder of Investigation Counsel PC to the Canadian...


José María Figueres

Chairman of The Carbon War Room, Former President of Costa...


Bassem Youssef

"The John Stewart of Egypt" Egyptian satirist, Former surgeon, "Al...


Pascal Lamy

Former Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO)  


Jaap De Hoop Scheffer

11th Secretary General of NATO


Patrick Kennedy

Former Congressman of the U.S. House of Representatives
nationally known...


Edward Davis

Former Police Commissioner of Boston

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Hermann Simon

Author, management thinker and chairman of Simon-Kucher & Partners Strategy...


William McDonough

Author, Sustainability Guru and TIME Magazine "Hero for the Planet"...


Bilal Bomani

Director of NASA’s Greenlab Research Facility


Erik R. Peterson

Director of A.T. Kearney’s Global Business Policy Council
Senior adviser...

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Eric Edelman

Former Senior at U.S. Departments of State and Defense and...


Boyd Cohen

Climate strategist, researcher, professor and entrepreneur with a focus on...


George Mentz

Founder of  American Academy of Financial Management


Jason Clay

Senior Vice President, Market Transformation WWF


Richard H.K. Vietor

Paul Whiton Cherington Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard...


Arvind Subramanian

Chief Economic Advisor to the Government of India, Former Senior...


Kishore Mahbubani

Former Ambassador to the UN for Singapore and former President...


Douglas Rediker

Former U.S. Representative to the Executive Board of the International...


Haiyan Wang

Managing Partner of the China India Institute Adjunct Professor of...


Kemal Dervis

Former Minister for Economic Affairs & the Treasury,Turkey, Former Vice-President...


Jenny Shipley

Former Prime Minister of New Zealand

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Ian Plimer

Author, Emeritus Professor of earth sciences at the University of...


Martin Feldstein

George F. Baker Professor of Economics at Harvard University,
President Emeritus...


Gunter Pauli

Entrepreneur, author, and founder of the Zero Emissions Research and...


Augusto Lopez-Claros

Director of Global Indicators and Analysis at the World Bank,...

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Jonathan Farmer

Editor of Latin American Newsletters, expert on political, macroeconomic, diplomatic...


Francis Fukuyama

American Political Scientist, Political Economist and Author


Antonio Vives

Internationally Renowned Speaker, Columnist and Author on Corporate Social Responsibility,...


Yong Zhao

Presidential Chair and Director of the Institute for Global and...

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Stephen Cole

Former BBC and current Al-Jazeera news anchor and moderator


Moisés Naím

Internationally renowned columnist and commentator on globalization, international politics and...


Greg Clark

Expert on the subjects of city and regional development, and...


Pankaj Ghemawat

Guru on Globalization and Global Strategy


Javier Solana

High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy of...


John Caslione

Global Business Specialist


Carlos Mesa

Former President of Bolivia


Alexander Likhotal

Executive Vice-President of the Gorbachev Foundation of North America 
First...


Shirin Ebadi

Lawyer, human rights Muslim first Nobel Peace Prize winner -...


Ricardo Lagos

Former President of the Republic of Chile (2000-2006)
President of...


Ana Palacio

Ex Vice-President of the World Bank and Ex Spanish Minister...


Daniel Yergin

Authority on World Affairs & Oil Industry
Pulitzer Prize-winning American...


Lech Wałęsa

Former President of Poland, Former Chairman of "Solidarity", 1983 Nobel...


John Simpson

BBC Foreign Affairs Editor


Michael Rose

Former UN Commander Forces in Bosnia


James Rubin

Assistant Secretary of State and Chief Spokesman for the State...


Fidel Ramos

Former President of Philippine Government


Alexander Rahr

Leading German expert on politics and the role of the...


Hamish McRae

Renowned World Economist, Journalist, Author and Futurist


Ruud Lubbers

Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands


Ricardo Lopez Murphy

Argentinian Economist and Politician


Henry Kissinger

Former U.S. Secretary of State


Paul Keating

Former Prime Minister of Australia


Hans-Olaf Henkel

Former Chairman of IBM Germany


Gary Hamel

Guru on Globalisation, Author of "Competing for the Future"


Mikhail Gorbachev

Former President of USSR


Andrew Gowers

Former Financial Times Editor, Head of Marketing in Lehman Brothers...


Joschka Fischer

Former Germany's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Vice Chancellor ...


Alejandro Foxley

Former Chile Minister of Finance


Frederic De Klerk

Former President of South Africa, Nobel Peace Prize Winner


Jacques Delors

Former President of the European Commission


Pat Cox

Former President of the European Parliament


Alastair Campbell

Former Director of Communications and Strategy for Tony Blair


Jacques Attali

Former President of the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development...


Chris Patten

Former EU Comissioner external affairs and Former Governor of Hong...


Eduardo Aninat

Former Deputy Managing Director of IMF