Our Speakers

Our unique network of speakers are eminent, influential and leading figures in their fields who are nominated by their peers, our partners or invited to participate given their outstanding experience and contributions to their field, profession or society. The talks themselves are assembly-style events focused on sharing insights, inspiration and experiences as someone at the top of their field or discipline, as a chance to for students to ask questions directly to someone shaping society today. Explore our network below.

  • To find out how we work and what talks are about, see How it Works page.

  • If you are look for information for your talk, please see our Speaker Guides here.

  • To take part, find out more about the commitment on our FAQ page.

Derek Wyatt

Chair, Royal Trinity Hospice

Dr Wanda Wyporska

Executive Director, The Equality Trust

Robert Yates

Assistant Editor/Analysis & Comment Editor, The Observer

Philip Yea

Chairman of Greene King plc

David Yelland

Founder, Kitchen Table Partners

Shefaly Yogendra

Non-Executive Director & Governance, Risk and Decision Making Specialist & Chief Operating Officer, Ditto AI

Baroness (Lola) Young

Independent Life Peer & Consultant

Toby Young

Associate Editor, The Spectator

Dr Tony Young

National Clinical Lead for Innovation, NHS England

Patrick Younge

Former Chief Creative Officer, BBC

Marcia Zander

Founding Partner, Augmenta One Ltd.