The Future of Democracy


Thirty years ago, it seemed that Liberal Democracy was on the march. The Berlin Wall had fallen, the Soviet Union had collapsed and new democracies were emerging throughout the world. Recent years have brought more sobering events and today, liberal democracy faces external challenges on many fronts, shaking the International Rules Based System to its very foundations. Our experts share their insights into the Geopolitical ramifications of these major shifts and the outlook for the future.

Exclusive The Future of Democracy speakers

Tina Fordham Speaker
Tina Fordham
Partner & Head of Global Political Strategy, Avonhurst
Lionel Barber Speaker
Lionel Barber
Editor, Financial Times (2005-2020)
Kurt Volker Speaker
Kurt Volker
U.S Ambassador to NATO (2008-2009)
Anne Applebaum Speaker
Anne Applebaum
Expert on International Affairs and Foreign Policy
Gideon Rachman Speaker
Gideon Rachman
Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator, Financial Times
Gérard Araud Speaker
Gérard Araud
Former Ambassador of France to the United States (2014-2019)
Radek Sikorski Speaker
Radek Sikorski
Senior Statesman and Expert in Geopolitics
Jeremy Hunt Speaker
Jeremy Hunt
Longest serving UK Secretary of State for Health

The Future of Democracy speakers

Dominic Cummings Speaker
Dominic Cummings
Director of the Vote Leave Campaign in the lead up to the UK’s EU membership referendum of 2016
Max Abrahms Speaker
Max Abrahms
Leading Expert on Terrorism


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