History, Arts & Literary Speakers

Within this section exists an immense body of work that enables us to understand the world we live in today and how it has been shaped. With world-leading historians, revered authors, traditional and modern artists our Speakers present on their areas of expertise to inform and inspire clients and their businesses.  This also includes speakers who are specialists on cultural trends and vital social issues, such as diversity and human rights we can challenge conventional thought and explore alternative ways of thinking.

History, Arts & Literary speakers

Will Gompertz on stage
Will Gompertz Speaker
Will Gompertz
Director of Arts and Learning, The Barbican and BBC Arts Editor (2009-21)
Giles Duley Speaker
Giles Duley
Award-Winning Humanitarian Photographer
Carole Cadwalladr Speaker
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Carole Cadwalladr
Pulitzer-Nominated Investigative Journalist
Yuval Noah Harari Speaker
Yuval Noah Harari
Expert on World History
Matthew Syed Speaker
Matthew Syed
Award-winning Sports Journalist
Alan Levinovitz Speaker
Alan Levinovitz
Philosopher of 'Naturalness'
Elif Shafak Speaker
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Elif Shafak
Insightful and inspirational speaker on issues of equality, identity, new humanism, spirituality and geopolitics internationally.
Ruth E. Carter Speaker
Ruth E. Carter
Academy Award-Nominated Costume Designe; Best Known for Her Work on "Selma" & Marvel's "Black Panther"
Jude Kelly Speaker
Jude Kelly
Foremost thought leaders on gender, creativity, diversity and inclusion
David Lough Speaker
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David Lough
Historian, Author and Broadcaster
Theo Thomas Speaker
Theo Thomas
Keynote speaker on clean water, rivers and environment
Emma Bache Speaker
Emma Bache
Graphologist and UK's leading handwriting expert
David Epstein Speaker
David Epstein
New York Times #1 bestselling author and renowned science journalist
Robert Livingston Speaker
Robert Livingston
Author and Speaker on race, leadership and social justice
Bruce Dickinson Speaker
Bruce Dickinson
Author of Sunday Times #1 bestseller and lead singer of Iron Maiden
Fagun Thakrar Speaker
Fagun Thakrar
Actor, Director, and Social Entrepreneur
Xiaowei R. Wang Speaker
Xiaowei R. Wang
Artist, Writer, Organizer, Coder and Author of 'Blockchain Chicken Farm'
Bryce Evans Speaker
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Bryce Evans
Food historian, researcher and author
Zoe speaking at event
Zoe Strimpel Speaker
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Zoe Strimpel
Historian, author, newspaper columnist and broadcaster, specialising in gender, relationships and feminism
Daisy Rogers Speaker
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Daisy Rogers
Professional artist, writer, creative director, Founder of Liberally and speaker on diversity

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