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Tony Blair

Tony Blair

Tony Blair served as Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from 1997 to 2007, the only Labour leader in the party’s 100 year history to win three consecutive elections.

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Lord Mervyn King

Lord Mervyn King

Lord Mervyn King is the former Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of its Monetary Policy Committee and current Trustee of the National Gallery.

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Dr Gabriele Finaldi

Dr Gabriele Finaldi

Dr Gabriele Finaldi is a British art historian and curator. Since August 2015, he has been director of the National Gallery in London, England.

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David Miliband

David Miliband

David Miliband is the President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee.

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Jonathan Freedland

Jonathan Freedland

Jonathan Freedland is an award-winning journalist, author and broadcaster. He has been a weekly columnist for the Guardian since 1997.

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David Beckham

David Beckham

David Beckham is a former professional footballer, fashion icon and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

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Kirsty Young

Kirsty Young

Kirsty Young is the presenter of Desert Island Discs on BBC Radio 4 and also fronts a variety of television programmes.

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Edmund de Waal

Edmund de Waal

Edmund de Waal is a British artist and author of the bestselling memoir 'The Hare with Amber Eyes'.

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Ayaan Hirsi Ali is an activist, author and politician.

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Maajid Nawaz

Maajid Nawaz

Maajid Nawaz, author and Founding Chairman of Quilliam.

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Ron Prosor

Ron Prosor

Former Ambassador Ron Prosor became Israel's 16th Permanent Representative to the United Nations in June 2011.

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Sir Paul Nurse

Sir Paul Nurse

Sir Paul Nurse is a geneticist and cell biologist.

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Dr. Adam Rutherford

Dr. Adam Rutherford

Dr. Adam Rutherford is a science writer and broadcaster.

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Nigella Lawson

Nigella Lawson

Nigella Lawson is a journalist, broadcaster, television personality, gourmet, and food writer.

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Sam Baker

Sam Baker

Sam Baker has edited some of the UK's biggest magazines, including Cosmopolitan and Red.

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Ermenegildo Zegna

Ermenegildo Zegna

Ermenegildo Zegna is the CEO of the Ermenegildo Zegna Group.

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Tania Bryer

Tania Bryer

Tania Bryer is a British television broadcaster with a wealth of experience.

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Peter Thiel

Peter Thiel

Peter Thiel is an entrepreneur and investor.

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Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson is an author and Professor of History at Harvard University.

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Jacques Attali

Jacques Attali

Jacques Attali is a writer, economist and senior civil servant.

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Southbank Sinfonia

Southbank Sinfonia

Southbank Sinfonia brings together 32 outstanding graduates from all over the world to perform classical music.

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Lawrence H. Summers

Lawrence H. Summers

Lawrence H. Summers is the Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus of Harvard University.

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Garry Kasparov

Garry Kasparov

Born in Baku, Azerbaijan, in 1963, Garry Kasparov became the under-18 chess champion of the USSR at the age of 12.

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Kenneth Rogoff

Kenneth Rogoff

Kenneth Rogoff is Thomas D. Cabot Professor at Harvard University. From 2001-2003, Rogoff served as Chief Economist at the IMF.

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Anselm Kiefer

Anselm Kiefer

Anselm Kiefer has produced a diverse body of work comprising of painting, sculpture and installation.

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Tim Marlow

Tim Marlow

Tim Marlow is an art historian and commentator on the contemporary cultural scene with impressive and wide-ranging experience.

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Mike Milken

Mike Milken

Mike Milken's career has mirrored his four main professional passions, medical research, finance, public health and education.

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John Landis

John Landis

John David Landis (born August 3, 1950) is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, and producer.

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Dr. Ben S. Bernanke

Dr. Ben S. Bernanke

Dr. Ben S. Bernanke is economist at the Brookings Institution and served two terms as chairman of the Board of Governors.

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Jason Cummins

Jason Cummins

Jason Cummins joined Brevan Howard in 2004 and is the Head of Research and Chief US Economist.

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