International Affairs & Security speakers

Arlene Foster
Arlene Foster Speaker
Arlene Foster
First Minister of Northern Ireland on two occasions (between 2016-21) and Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) (2015-21)
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Robin Niblett Speaker
Robin Niblett
Expert Geopolitical Analysis - Director and Chief Executive, Chatham House (2007-2022)
Frank McKenzie Speaker
Frank McKenzie
Commander of the United States Central Command, 2019-22
Nathalie Tocci Speaker
Nathalie Tocci
EU Political Advisor & Politics Professor
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Julian King Speaker
Julian King
EU Commissioner for the Security Union (2016-2019)
Henry Gao Speaker
Henry Gao
International Trade Expert
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Mark Carleton-Smith Speaker
Mark Carleton-Smith
Head of the British Army
Maithreyi Seetharaman Speaker
Maithreyi Seetharaman
International broadcaster across business, economy, civil society and the economy
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Kersti Kaljulaid Speaker
Kersti Kaljulaid
President of the Republic of Estonia between 2016-2021
Matthew C. Klein Speaker
Matthew C. Klein
2021 Lionel Gelber Prize Winner and Co-Author, 'Trade Wars are Class Wars'
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Mark Brolin Speaker
Mark Brolin
Geopolitical Strategist, Economist & Author
Tom Burgis Speaker
Tom Burgis
Award-winning investigative journalist - bestselling author of 'Kleptopia' and Cuckooland: Where the Rich Own the Truth' (2024)
Frank Dikötter Speaker
Frank Dikötter
Acclaimed historian and writer on China
Matthew Kaminski Speaker
Matthew Kaminski
Editor at Large, Politico and Columnist on 'Geopolitics of 2024'
Sir Jeremy Fleming Speaker
Sir Jeremy Fleming
Former Director of GCHQ
Karin Von Hippel Speaker
Karin Von Hippel
Authority on security, defence and international affairs - Director-General of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)
Matthew Kroenig Speaker
Matthew Kroenig
Vice President and Senior Director of the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security
Yuen Yuen Ang Speaker
Yuen Yuen Ang
Globally renowned expert on Chinese political economy
Hala Gorani Speaker
Hala Gorani
Award-winning anchor and correspondent
Leslie Vinjamuri Speaker
Leslie Vinjamuri
Expert on international security, intervention and geopolitics.