Daniel Silke is a Political Analyst, Author and Keynote Speaker specializing in South African and International politics. He has a specialist interest in political parties and the political economy and is a renowned Futurist lecturing widely on issues surrounding global change, volatility and the future of the world. He is the Director of the Political Futures Consultancy based in Cape Town and is regarded within South Africa as one of the country’s leading political commentators and most passionate public speakers.
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Jamie Anderson, Professor in Strategic Manager at Antwerp Business School and lecturer at London Business School, has been named as one of the world’s top 25 management thinkers by the Business Strategy Review journal, alongside internationally renowned thought leaders such as Gary Hamel, Philip Kotler and Henry Mintzberg.
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.
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.
Stéphane Garelli is a Professor at both the International Institute for Management Development (IMD), one of the world’s leading business schools, and at the University of Lausanne. He is also a director of IMD’s World Competitiveness Center where his research focuses on how nations and enterprises compete on International markets.
Tony Fernandes is Group CEO of Air Asia, an entrepreneur who introduced Asia’s first budget no-frills airline, AirAsia, with the tagline “Now everyone can fly”. The fact that the airline launched shortly after September 11, in 2001 lead many to believe it could never succeed. But as he tells his audiences, his mottos are “Believe the Unbelievable, Dream the Impossible and Don’t Take No for An Answer”.