Happy New Year!

Raleigh Addington
Raleigh Addington
editor at Chartwell Speakers

14th January, 2021

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website.  We hope you will find this a useful resource when searching for insightful and topical expert speakers.

Over the past fourteen years, Chartwell has grown from a small office in London to a global network with offices in Europe, Asia and the US. This new site will help us to stay connected to our global community as we continue to represent extraordinary individuals across the world.

Some news highlights from our top speakers who may be of interest for your event programme this coming year:

Dror Poleg, author of Rethinking Real Estate, Co-Chair of The Urban Land Institute’s Tech & Innovation Council in New York, Co-Founder of Real Innovation Academy, wrote a piece for the New York Times last week on ‘The Future of Offices When Workers Have a Choice’.

Jen Zhu Scott Executive Chairman of The Commons Project and Founding Principal of Radian Partners was interviewed for Hank Paulson’s Podcast, ‘Straight Talk’ to discuss the state of the US-China tech competition, what it means for the future of national security, and what to expect from a Biden administration on technology policy.

Lionel Barber, Former Editor of the Financial Times, has launched a podcast series with LBC called “What Next…”​, and has interviewed Tony Blair, John Browne, & Carolyn McCall among others.

Sir Alex Younger has now left his position as “Chief” of MI6 and is available for occasional speaking engagements.

Martin Wolf, Chief Economics Commentator at the Financial Times, is to publish a new book in 2021 around the global economy.

Margaret O’Mara, the leading historian of Silicon Valley was quoted in the Washington Post discussing whether the US Government would have the power to rein in the Tech Titans like Facebook in 2021.

Renee Di Resta a Researcher at the Stanford Internet Observatory who studies online movements was quoted in the New York Times saying that the violence at the Capitol was the result of people operating in “closed social media networks”.

Anne Applebaum, the Pulitzer-prize winning historian and bestselling author, joined Munk Debates to discuss rising authoritarianism.

Gideon Rachman, the Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator at the FT, shared his predictions for the global outlook in 2021.

Jim O’Neill, Former Chief Economist of Goldman Sachs, looks at the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) 20 years since they became a group to watch in the twenty-first century.

Richard Mullender, former hostage negotiator who is now an expert in elite communications, featured in The Times sharing his top tips with dealing with frustrated teenagers during lockdown!

Matt Ridley, best-selling author, wrote a brilliant piece in The Sun arguing that now is the time to unleash innovation.

To enquire about booking any of the above speakers, please get in touch.

With huge thanks to Zephyr, our expert web designers, for all their hard work.


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