Renowned speakers

The Foundation has a proud record of attracting the highest calibre of speakers from around the world, a selection of whom are listed below.
 
Michael Woolcock - Lead Social Development Specialist, World Bank, and Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard University
 
Jacqueline MinorHead of Representation of the European Commission in the United Kingdom 
 
Professor Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor of Law, Yale Law School
 
Michael J C Burgess OBE, Coroner of The Queen's Household and Legal Secretary of the Coroners' Society of England and Wales
 
Judge Jed S. Rakoff, US Federal Court, Southern District of New York
 
Judge András Sajó, European Court of Human Rights
 
Martin Wolf CBE, Chief Economics Commentator, the Financial Times
 
Mark Stephens CBEpartner of Finers Stephens Innocent LLP, former lawyer for Julian Assange
 
Baroness Onora O'Neill, Crossbench peer and political philosopher
 
Graham Avery, Honorary Director-General of the European Commission
 
Max Watson, former Director of the Central Bank of Ireland and Senior Adviser on Economic and Financial Affairs to the European Commission
 
Chibli Mallat, human rights lawyer and former Presidential candidate for Lebanon
 
Terry Davis, former Secretary General of the Council of Europe
 
Lance Price writer, political commentator, and former UK government Director of Communications
 
Sir Mark Potter former President of the Family Division of the High Court, Lord Justice of Appeal, and Chairman of the Lord Chancellor’s Legal Services Advisory Panel
 
Charles Clarke former UK Home Secretary
 
Aharon Barak former President of the Supreme Court of Israel
 
Chief Justice Pius Langa, former Chief Justice of South Africa
 
Amitai Etzioni founder of the Communitarian Network and former Senior Advisor to the White House
 
Professor Cass Sunstein Karl N. Llewellyn Distinguished Service Professor of Jurisprudence, University of Chicago
 
Lord Raymond Plant of Highfield Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Philosophy, King's College London
 
Minxin Pei Senior Associate and Director of the China Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington DC
 
Professor Douglas North Nobel Laureate and Professor of Economics at Stanford University and Washington university, St Louis
 
 

Martin Wolf