Middle East Keynote Speakers

Covering a vast range of topics surrounding Middle Eastern affairs: from arts and culture to business and banking, these speakers offer in-depth expertise on topics such as conflict in the Middle East and Dubai’s success story.  
President of the Republic of Turkey
Recent Deputy Supreme Allied Commander NATO Europe
Expert on global geo-political risk and geo-economics, particularly the Middle East and Asia
Transformation Business Leader
Granddaughter of King Abdulaziz, founder of the Saudi state and youngest daughter of his son King Saud
Former French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs in Sarkozy Govt. Authority on the Middle East, Geopolitics and Globalisation
Inspirational Statesman
First ever Special Representative to Muslim Communities for the United States Department of State
Political Poet and Writer
Dubai-based Presenter and Broadcaster
Former Vice President and Head of Policy, World Bank, former policy advisor to Nelson Mandela
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Russia
Former Home Secretary and Foreign Secretary under Prime Minister Tony Blair
A legendary figure in global finance, James Wolfensohn’s understanding of the global economy, specifically emerging markets, is unparalleled
Renowned Development Economist, Director of Earth Institute Columbia University
Director of Economics Research, Gulf Research Centre
Founder and Managing Director, RAWAJ PR
Co-Founder of News Deeply and former Foreign Correspondent
Founder of Grameen Bank, Nobel Peace Prize winner
Long serving UKIP Leader and Brexit Campaigner
Leading geo-strategic expert and best-selling author
Middle East’s No 1 Commentator
Middle Eastern Energy Guru
Britain's First Muslim Government Minister
Recent Minister of Finance for Germany
Former leader of the Conservative Party
Presenter BBC World News