Speakers

Our speakers include senior cabinet ministers, business people and academics.

Alden Abbott

Former Director, Federal Trade Commission, US and Senior Fellow

Heritage Foundation; LISTC

Professor Jonathan Adams

Chief Scientist

Digital Science

Grant Aldonas

Former Under Secretary of Commerce, Administration of George W. Bush

Centre for Strategic and International Studies; LISTC

Lionel Barber

Editor

Financial Times

Steve Bates

CEO

UK BioIndustry Association

Julian Braithwaite

UK Ambassador to the WTO

FCO

Philip Bouverat

Director for Global Affairs

JCB

Professor Paul Boyle CBE FBA FRSE

President and Vice Chancellor

Leicester University

The Rt Hon Greg Clark MP

Secretary of State

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Andrew Colin

Founder and Owner

INTO University Partnerships

Elizabeth Corley CBE

Vice Chair

Allianz Global Investors

Nicola Dandridge CBE

CEO

Universities UK

Peter Davies

Chairman & Senior Partner

Oxford Science Innovation & Lansdowne Partners

Rt Hon David Davis MP

Secretary of State

Department for Exiting the EU

Luis de la Calle

Former Chief Mexican Negotiator on NAFTA

De la Calle, Madrazo & Mancera; LISTC

Professor Sir Ian Diamond

Principal and Vice Chancellor

University of Aberdeen

HE Alexander Downer

High Commissioner

Australia

Carolyn Fairbairn

Director General

CBI

Crawford Falconer

Former WTO Ag Chair

Lincoln University; LISTC

Professor Niall Ferguson MA D.Phil

Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History

Harvard University

Douglas Flint

Chairman

HSBC

Lord Glasman

Labour Peer and Director

Common Good Foundation

Liam Halligan

Columnist

The Telegraph

Paul J Harris

Director of Economic Development

Rolls Royce plc

Victoria Hewson

Senior Counsel, Special Trade Commission

Legatum Institute

Lord Hill of Oareford

Ex-EU Commissioner

UK Government

HE Karen Mae Hill

High Commissioner

Antigua

Martin Howe QC

Chairman

Lawyers for Britain

Richard Hunter

Chairman and Managing Director

Bombardier Transportation UK

Professor Koen Lamberts

Vice Chancellor

University of York

Mark Littlewood

Director General

IEA

Sir Lockwood Smith

Former High Commissioner

New Zealand

Mike Lynch

Founder & Co-Founder

Invoke Capital & Autonomy Corporation

Baroness Manningham-Buller LG, DCB

Chair

The Wellcome Trust

Sir Paul Marshall

Chairman

Prosperity UK & Marshall Wace LLP

Iain Martin

Editor

Reaction

Gerald Mason

Senior Vice President

Tate & Lyle Sugars

Sir Charlie Mayfield

Chairman

The John Lewis Partnership

Des Mckeon

Head of Sales and Business Development

Bombardier Transportation UK

Dr Daniel Mitrenga

Head of Macroeconomic Affairs

Die Familiemilienunternehmer e.V

Sir Adrian Montague

Chairman

Aviva

Tim Montgomerie

Editor

UnHerd.com

Helena Morrisey CBE

Chair

Investment Association

Fraser Nelson

Editor

The Spectator

John Nelson

Chairman

Lloyd’s of London

Katie O’Donovan

Public Policy and Government Relations Manager

Google

Jim O’Neill

ex Commercial Secretary of the Treasury and Chair

Cities Growth Commission

Sir David Ord

CEO

The Bristol Port Company

Alan Oxley

Former GATT Chair

ITS Global; LISTC

Sir John Peace

Chairman

Burberry & The Midlands Engine

Mats Persson

Head of International Trade

EY

Barnabas Reynolds

Head of Global Financial Institutions

Shearman & Sterling

Professor Louise Richardson

Vice Chancellor

University of Oxford

Matt Ridley

Columnist

The Times

Professor Colin Riordan

President and Vice-Chancellor

Cardiff University

Simon Rogerson

Chief Executive

Octopus Investments

Razeen Sally

Associate Professor

National University of Singapore; LISTC

Francisco Sanchez

Former US Under Secretary of Commerce, Administration of Barack Obama

CNS Global Advisors; LISTC

Shanker Singham

Chairman, Special Trade Commission

Legatum Institute

Professor Sir Steve Smith

Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive

University of Exeter

Merryn Somerset Webb

Editor in Chief, MoneyWeek

Financial Times

Michael Spencer

CEO

NEX Group

Jeff Sprecher

Chairman and CEO

Intercontinental Exchange

James Sproule

Chief Economist and Director of Policy

The Institute of Directors

Jes Staley

Group CEO

Barclays

Vivienne Stern

Director

Universities UK

Rishi Sunak MP

Robert Swannell

Chairman

Marks & Spencer

Huw van Steenis

Global Head of Strategy

Schroders

Professor Sir Mark Walport

Government Chief Scientific Adviser and CEO designate

UKRI

John Weekes

Former Canadian Chief Negotiator on NAFTA

Bennett Jones LLP; LISTC

The Rt Hon The Lord Willetts

Executive Chair

Resolution Foundation

Nigel Wilson

CEO

Legal & General

Baroness Wolf of Dulwich CBE

Sir Roy Griffiths Professor of Public Sector Management

King's College London

Lord Wolfson of Aspley Guise

CEO & Chairman

Next & Open Europe

Patrick L Young

CEO

DV Advisors