keynote speaker abdullah gul

President of the Republic of Turkey

keynote speaker alejandro toledo

Alejandro Toledo is a politician who was president of Peru, from 2001 to 2006

Former Prime Minister of Finland

keynote speaker arnold schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger was California's 38th Governor between 2003 and 2011, and has had a successful career as a businessman and actor

Former Union Minister to the Government of India

Granddaughter of King Abdulaziz, founder of the Saudi state and youngest daughter of his son King Saud

15th President of the Republic of the Philippines

keynote speaker bernard kouchner

Former French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs in Sarkozy Govt. Authority on the Middle East, Geopolitics and Globalisation

President of Poland 2010-15

keynote speaker christian wulff

Federal President of Germany (2010 to 2012)

keynote speaker craig oliver

UK Prime Minister's Director of Politics and Communications

keynote speaker dambisa moyo

International economist and Author Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working

keynote speaker daniel cohn bendit

German politician, active also in France

Inspirational Statesman

keynote speaker dominique de villepin

Former Prime Minister of France (2005-2007)

keynote speaker ed vaizey

Recent UK Minister for Technology

keynote speaker eisuke sakakibara

Former Japanese Vice Minister of Finance

keynote speaker enrico letta

Prime Minister of Italy (2013-14)

keynote speaker enrique penalosa

Mayor of Bogota and leading sustainability and mobility in cities advocate

keynote speaker fw de klerk

As President of South Africa led the peaceful handover of power to Nelson Mandela

First ever Special Representative to Muslim Communities for the United States Department of State

French politician, founder of Korelya Capital and former magistrate at the French Court of Auditors

keynote speaker francois fillon

Former Prime Minister of France

Former Swedish Prime Minister

keynote speaker friedrich merz

German lawyer and politician, a former Member of the European Parliament, a former member of the Bundestag, and a former chairman of CDU/CSU parliamentary group

keynote speaker gerhard schroder

Chancellor of Germany 1998-2005

keynote speaker guy verhofstadt

Former Belgian Prime Minister

keynote speaker han seung soo

Prime Minister of Korea 2008-09

keynote speaker herman van rompuy

Former First President of the European Council and Former Prime Minister of Belgium

keynote speaker horst koehler

President of Germany (2004-10) and Managing Director of the IMF (2000-04)

keynote speaker Iain duncan smith

Former Secretary of State for Work and Pensions 2010 -2016

keynote speaker ian goldin

Former Vice President and Head of Policy, World Bank, former policy advisor to Nelson Mandela

keynote speaker idris jala

CEO PEMANDU and rated one of Top 10 Most Influential Policy Makers In the World by Bloomberg

keynote speaker igor ivanov

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Russia

keynote speaker ivan rogers

Former British Permanent Representative to the EU

Former Home Secretary and Foreign Secretary under Prime Minister Tony Blair

keynote speaker james rubin

Sunday Times columnist, Keynote Speaker, and President Clinton's Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State

keynote speaker james wolfensohn

A legendary figure in global finance, James Wolfensohn’s understanding of the global economy, specifically emerging markets, is unparalleled

keynote speaker jean claude trichet

Chairman of the Group of Thirty. Chairman of Board of Directors of Bruegel University. Former President of The European Central Bank

keynote speaker jeffrey sachs

Renowned Development Economist, Director of Earth Institute Columbia University

keynote speaker jian gao

Vice Governor at the China Development Bank (CDB)

keynote speaker jim oneill

Former Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management and creator of BRIC acronym

keynote speaker joanna shields

Recent UK Minister for Internet and Former Senior Facebook and Google Executive

keynote speaker john bruton

Former Prime Minister of Ireland, EU ambassador to the US

keynote speaker john kufuor

Former President of Ghana from 2001 to 2009

keynote speaker john sfakianakis

Director of Economics Research, Gulf Research Centre

keynote speaker jorge quiroga

Former President of Bolivia

keynote speaker joschka Fischer

Foreign Minister of Germany (1998-2005)

keynote speaker jose zapatero

The twice-elected President of the Spanish Government, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, has been a major force in the deep social changes in Spain and in the first line of the anti-crisis measures both in Europe and in Spain

keynote speaker ken livingstone

Mayor of London (2000-08); speaker on London in the global economy

keynote speaker klaus wovereit

Mayor of Berlin (2001-2014)

keynote speaker koichi hamada

World-leading Expert on International Economics and the Japanese Economy

keynote speaker michael gove

UK Secretary of State for Education 2010-14

keynote speaker michel camdessus

Former Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund

Member of the European Parliament and former French Minister

keynote speaker mick cornett

Mayor of Oklahoma City

keynote speaker muhammad yunus

Founder of Grameen Bank, Nobel Peace Prize winner

keynote speaker nigel farage

Long serving UKIP Leader and Brexit Campaigner

keynote speaker nora berra

French Government Minister 2009-12

keynote speaker norbert roettgen

German politician

keynote speaker palaniappan chidambaram

Indian Finance Minister (2004-2014)

keynote speaker parag khanna

Leading geo-strategic expert and best-selling author

keynote speaker peer steinbrueck

Former Finance Minister of Germany

keynote speaker peter mandelson

Chairman, Global Counsel

keynote speaker sir peter westmacott

British Ambassador to the United States

keynote speaker pippa malmgren

Former Chief Advisor to President Bush for Economic Policy and Financial Markets

keynote speaker rafidah aziz

Malaysia's longest serving Minister of International Trade and Industry

keynote speaker rami khouri

Middle East’s No 1 Commentator

keynote speaker roger fisk

Campaign strategist for Barack Obama during two successful presidential election campaigns

keynote speaker sayeeda warsi

Britain's First Muslim Cabinet Minister

keynote speaker scott goodstein

Developed social networking platforms for Obama and Sanders’ Presidential Campaigns

keynote speaker shashi tharoor

An author, politician, and former international civil servant, Shashi Tharoor straddles several worlds of experience

keynote speaker shaukat aziz

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan

keynote speaker simon fraser

Former Head of the UK Diplomatic Service and Permanent Secretary at the UK Foreign Office

keynote speaker soiya gecaga

Founder and Executive Director of 'We the Change' Foundation

keynote speaker supachai panitchpakdi

former Secretary-General of UNCTAD (2005-2013), former Director-General of the World Trade Organization (2002-2005) and former Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand

keynote speaker susilo bambang yudhoyono

President of Indonesia 2004-14

keynote speaker theo waigel

Recent Minister of Finance for Germany

keynote speaker toomas ilves

Recent President of Estonia

keynote speaker vaclav klaus

Second President of the Czech Republic

keynote speaker vicente fox

President of Mexico 2000-06

keynote speaker viviane reding

Member of the European Parliament, Vice President of the European Commission 2010-2014

keynote speaker william hague

Former leader of the Conservative Party

keynote speaker xavier sala i martin

Professor of Economics, Columbia University

keynote speaker yanis varoufakis

Former Minister of Finance in Greece

keynote speaker yukio hatoyama

Prime Minister of Japan 2009-2010

keynote speaker yves leterme

Prime Minister of Belgium (2008-11)

keynote speaker zanny minton beddoes

The Editor-in-Chief of The Economist