Government & Politics Speakers

Our Government and Politics speakers include former politicians, advisors, journalists, historians and analysts from across the globe and political spectrum.

Our political experts share insights on global economic issues, international relations and the biggest challenges facing businesses today, helping audiences to understand the ever-changing political landscape.

Government & Politics speakers

Mark Sedwill Speaker
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Mark Sedwill
National Security Adviser (2017-20)
Anne Applebaum Speaker
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Anne Applebaum
Expert on International Affairs and Foreign Policy
Robin Harding Speaker
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Robin Harding
Economist and Asia Editor, Financial Times
Mark Leonard Speaker
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Mark Leonard
Expert on Geopolitics and Geoeconomics
Maha Aziz Speaker
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Maha Aziz
Author, cartoonist and professor at New York University's Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Alan Rusbridger Speaker
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Alan Rusbridger
Visionary Editor, Author and Media Pioneer
Adrian Wooldridge Speaker
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Adrian Wooldridge
Global Business Columnist - Bloomberg
Arlene Foster
Arlene Foster Speaker
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Arlene Foster
First Minister of Northern Ireland on two occasions (between 2016-21) and Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) (2015-21)
Mark Brolin speaking at an event
Mark Brolin Speaker
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Mark Brolin
Independent British-Swedish political analyst, economist, commentator and author
Ryan Hass Speaker
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Ryan Hass
Top Level Adviser on International Relations - US and Asia
Andy Coulson Speaker
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Andy Coulson
Former Editor, News of the World & Former Director of Communications, Downing Street
Callum Williams Speaker
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Callum Williams
Senior Economics Writer at The Economist
Thomas J. Wright Speaker
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Thomas J. Wright
Incisive analyst of geopolitics and foreign policy
Demetri Sevastopulo Speaker
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Demetri Sevastopulo
US/China Foreign Policy Commentator
Georgina Godwin Speaker
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Georgina Godwin
Accomplished Speaker on geopolitics and skilled moderator
Karen Attiah Speaker
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Karen Attiah
Opinion Columnist, Global Opinions Editor - The Washington Post
Martin Sandbu Speaker
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Martin Sandbu
European Economics Commentator, Financial Times
Ryan Shorthouse Speaker
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Ryan Shorthouse
Founder and Chief Executive of BrightBlue; British Writer and Thinker
Tina Fordham Speaker
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Tina Fordham
Geopolitical Strategist for Business and Markets - Founder Fordham Global Foresight
Carole Cadwalladr Speaker
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Carole Cadwalladr
Pulitzer-Nominated Investigative Journalist

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