Carl Bildt is the Chair of the Global Commission on Internet Governance (GCIG), an initiative that will produce a comprehensive stand on internet governance. Carl Bildt served as Sweden's Prime Minister from 1991 to 1994 and as Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2006 to 2014.
One of the 2014 'Power 50' in European digital financial services and a NextBank Fintech 'titan' who was named as one of WIRED magazine's global top 15 favourite sources of news from the business and finance world. David is a Director of Consult Hyperion, a consultancy specialising in electronic transactions.
Prof. Asit Biswas is one of the world's leading authorities on water and environmental management. He is Distinguished Visiting Professor to the University of Glasgow and was a member of the World Commission on Water, and co-founder of International Water Resources Association and World Water Council.
Lord Ian Blair of Boughton was appointed Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police just months before the 2005 terrorist attacks in London. His tenure as Britain's top police officer was marked by change and turmoil in the service at all levels. Ian's police career spanned 35 years and included several senior leadership positions.
Few people have impacted the day-to-day management of people and companies more than Ken Blanchard. A leading management expert whose impact has been felt for over three decades. Ken is a visiting lecturer at his alma mater, Cornell University, where he is a trustee emeritus of the Board of Trustees.
David Blanchflower is currently a professor of economics at Dartmouth College in the US. As a member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee, he was one of the few economists to correctly call the depths of the recession gripping the economy and has spoken out about the caution of his fellow MPC members.
Alexander Blass is an internationally acclaimed American innovator. He currently serves as CEO and Chief Innovator of the Innovation Institute of America and has travelled to over 65 countries and appeared in hundreds of media outlets.
Fast becoming recognised as one of the best chefs around, Heston Blumenthal is the chef-proprietor of the Fat Duck restaurant in Berkshire. The Fat Duck was voted "Best Restaurant in the World" in 2005. He was awarded his first Michelin star in 2000 and has since received a further two.
Bisila Bokoko is a pioneering, truly inspirational and an award-winning businesswoman with an impressive track record of taking international companies from local to global. Founder of BBES, a consulting firm, she serves a wide range of markets and industries with particular focus on gastronomy, fashion, lifestyle, arts and culture.
Ann Booth-Clibborn is the BAFTA nominated TV producer behind the most successful format of the 90's, Changing Rooms which innovated a brand-new genre of TV shows across the world. Ann went on to create You Are What You Eat, and Lost Gardens and worked with the BBC Country File team to re-invigorate their format.