Meet our

Speakers.

Meet our

Speakers.

Sir Richard Branson

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James Caan CBE

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Baroness Mone of Mayfair OBE

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Dr. John Demartini

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Jack Daly

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Richard Quest

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Mandy Hickson

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Dr. Martyn Newman PhD

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Mette Bloch

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Pandit Dasa

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Sir Richard Branson

Sir Richard Branson will take part in a dynamic interview with questions posed by renowned journalist Richard Quest (CNN).

Virgin is known for challenging the status quo - taking on industry giants and championing people and the planet. The Virgin Group has reached 35 countries around the world, with nearly 70,000 employees handling affairs in the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, Canada, Asia, Europe, South Africa and beyond.

Our acclaimed keynote speaker, Sir Richard Branson will share learnings from his own experiences on how businesses can be a force for good and how we can make the world a better place. Branson will also reveal how he’s established pioneering systemic change beyond the Virgin Group.

James Caan CBE

Many will know entrepreneur James Caan for his role on the panel of investors for BBC’s Dragons’ Den. He founded private equity firm Hamilton Bradshaw (HB) in 2004 and has been building and selling businesses since 1985.

Caan famously believes that “It’s your attitude, not your aptitude that determines your altitude”.

Baroness Mone of Mayfair OBE

Lady (Michelle) Mone, Baroness of Mayfair OBE, is one of the most sought after inspirational speakers of our time. Recently voted the UK’s Number one Woman speaker, she is best renowned as one of Britain’s most influential ladies; both an entrepreneur and an advocate for equality for women in business.

Dr. John Demartini

Dr. John Demartini is widely considered one of the world’s leading authorities on human behaviour and personal development.

He is the founder of the Demartini Institute, a private research and education organisation with a curriculum of over 72 different courses covering multiple aspects of human development.

Jack Daly

Jack Daly has a remarkable 30+ year track record in sales, executive and entrepreneurial positions and brings his street-tested methods about smart selling.An avid speaker, bestselling author, and 15-time Ironman competitor, Jack delivers explosive presentations and always strives to make a difference in the lives of those in the field of sales and sales management across the globe.

Richard Quest

Richard Quest is CNN’s foremost international business correspondent and anchor of Quest Means Business, the definitive word on how we earn and spend our money. Based in New York, he is one of the most instantly recognisable members of the CNN team.

He has regularly reported from G20 meetings and at the Awaken Business Summit, he’ll be interviewing Sir Richard Branson.

Mandy Hickson

A former Royal Air Force pilot, entrepreneur, motivational speaker and trained Human Factors facilitator, Mandy Hickson will share her remarkable journey.Mandy will reveal her valuable experiences of decision-making under pressure, calculated risk taking and the critical role of humans in advanced systems.

Dr. Martyn Newman PhD

A clinical psychologist and a global authority on emotional intelligence and mindfulness, Dr. Martyn Newman is the author of the bestselling book ‘Emotional Capitalists – The Ultimate Guide to Developing Emotional Intelligence for Leaders’.Martyn’s keynotes are a lively and entertaining affair that combine a light touch with serious research based practices and techniques for improving emotional intelligence.

Mette Bloch

Our esteemed compère is two-time world champion rower, Mette Bloch. Bloch started her career at just 11 years old. She has a fantastic journey to share on the 13 years of training that it took her to achieve her first gold medal and the belief and resilience she demonstrated to achieve her goals.

Pandit Dasa

Pandit Dasa is a highly regarded mindful leadership expert who has spoken at TEDx Conference and SHRM National Convention. Dasa has featured in the NY Times, Wall Street journal, Inc. Magazine and he writes for the Huffington Post.

Dasa will share how to transform workplace culture to create a more collaborative and engaging environment.