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.

Exclusive Government & Politics speakers

Gideon Rachman Speaker
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Gideon Rachman
Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator, Financial Times
Jeremy Hunt Speaker
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Jeremy Hunt
Longest serving UK Secretary of State for Health
Gérard Araud Speaker
Gérard Araud Speaker
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Gérard Araud
Ambassador of France to the United States (2014-2019)
Dr John C. Hulsman Speaker
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Dr John C. Hulsman
Top Geopolitical Analyst
Maha Aziz Speaker
Maha Aziz Speaker
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Maha Aziz
Author, cartoonist and professor at New York University's Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Mark Leonard Speaker
Mark Leonard Speaker
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Mark Leonard
Expert on Geopolitics and Geoeconomics
Alan Rusbridger Speaker
Alan Rusbridger Speaker
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Alan Rusbridger
Visionary Editor, Author and Media Pioneer
Adrian Wooldridge Speaker
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Adrian Wooldridge
Political Editor and Author of the Bagehot Column for The Economist
Arlene Foster Speaker
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 Speaker
Mark Brolin Speaker
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Mark Brolin
Independent British-Swedish political analyst, economist, commentator and author

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Arlene Foster
Introducing Arlene Foster, Former First Minister of Northern Ireland

Government & Politics speakers

Jeremy Hunt Speaker
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Jeremy Hunt
Longest serving UK Secretary of State for Health
Brett Bruen Speaker
Brett Bruen Speaker
Brett Bruen
Expert in Strategic and Crisis Communications
Jo Johnson Speaker
Jo Johnson Speaker
Jo Johnson
Former Minister serving three different Prime Ministers
Janan Ganesh Speaker
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Janan Ganesh
Leading Commentator on Politics in the US and the UK
Basim Al-Ahmadi Speaker
Basim Al-Ahmadi Speaker
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Basim Al-Ahmadi
Political Risk and Strategy Consultant
Matthew Goodwin Speaker
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Matthew Goodwin
Leading authority on UK and European politics
Jonathan Hill Speaker
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Jonathan Hill
Expert on the EU's financial services industry
Toomas Ilves Speaker
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Toomas Ilves
Former President of Estonia
Robert Shrimsley Speaker
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Robert Shrimsley
Editorial Director of the Financial Times
George Parker Speaker
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George Parker
Political Editor at The Financial Times
Sebastian Payne Speaker
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Sebastian Payne
Whitehall correspondent and columnist, Financial Times
Dr John C. Hulsman Speaker
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Dr John C. Hulsman
Top Geopolitical Analyst
Maha Aziz Speaker
Maha Aziz Speaker
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Maha Aziz
Author, cartoonist and professor at New York University's Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Mark Leonard Speaker
Mark Leonard Speaker
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Mark Leonard
Expert on Geopolitics and Geoeconomics
Alan Rusbridger Speaker
Alan Rusbridger Speaker
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Alan Rusbridger
Visionary Editor, Author and Media Pioneer
Ma Jun Speaker
Ma Jun
Founding Director of the IPE
Bilahari Kausikan Speaker
Bilahari Kausikan
Singapore's Ambassador-At-Large
Conrad Black Speaker
Conrad Black
Founder of the National Post
Tim Willasey-Wilsey Speaker
Tim Willasey-Wilsey
Senior British diplomat and Member of Council at Chatham House
Adrian Wooldridge Speaker
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Adrian Wooldridge
Political Editor and Author of the Bagehot Column for The Economist