Jamie Anderson is Professor of Strategy at Antwerp Management School and Visiting Professor at INSEAD. He has held permanent and visiting positions at some of the world’s top business schools, such London Business School, IMD, ESMT Berlin, and the University of Melbourne.
David Rowan is editor-in-chief of WIRED magazine’s UK edition, Conde Nast’s award-winning technology-and-innovations magazine that stays ahead of the trends transforming our world. In the past year alone, he has taken 120 flights around the world to investigate the companies and speak with the entrepreneurs changing our lives, recently spending time with the founders of WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Google, Spotify, Nest and countless other disruptive startups from Tel Aviv to Shenzhen.
Sir Tim Smit KBE was born in Holland on 25 September 1954. He read Archaeology and Anthropology at Durham University. Tim worked for ten years in the music industry as composer/producer in both rock music and opera. In 1987 Tim moved to Cornwall he and John Nelson together ‘discovered’ and then restored the Lost Gardens of Heligan. Tim remains a Director of the gardens to the present day.
Stephen Sackur is the presenter of BBC HARDtalk which is broadcast on BBC News 24 and BBC World. Prior to this, he spent 15 years as foreign correspondent covering the first Gulf war to 9/11. Stephen offers a world of experience in U.S. and foreign affairs news coverage and his warm, yet no nonsense style is highly valued in the corporate market.
Susan Greenfield is Professor of Pharmacology at Oxford University, a neuroscientist, writer, and broadcaster. She has been awarded 30 Honorary Degrees from British and foreign universities and is an outstanding keynote speaker on creativity and leadership, human behaviour, science and the future.
Susan Greenfield heads a multi-disciplinary research group exploring novel brain mechanisms linked to neurodegenerative diseases such Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.