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Bobby Duffy
Bobby Duffy Perceptive Researcher @BobbyDuffyKings Kings College London Bobby Duffy is Professor of Public Policy and Director of the Policy Institute at the King's College London. Formerly Global Director of the Ipsos Social Research Institute, he has worked across most public policy areas in his career, and has also been a part of the Prime...
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Robert Twigger
Robert Twigger Passionate Polymath @roberttwigger roberttwigger.com In this age of busyness and cyber distraction, it's rare for people to take the time to learn, improve and perfect their craft - let alone having more than one. Robert Twigger in an exception, a true polymath who has written novels, poetry, has taught English abroad while learning...
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Laura Nolan
Laura Nolan Anti-Autonomous Weapons Campaigner @lauralifts ICRAC Laura Nolan has been a software engineer in industry for over 15 years, including over five years at Google. She was one of the (many) signatories of the “cancel Maven” open letter, which called for Google to cancel its involvement in the US DoD’s project to use artificial...
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Nessa Carey
Nessa Carey DNA Hacker @NessaCarey www.nessacarey.co.uk Nessa Carey is an expert in genetics. She’s written Hacking the Code of Life, Junk DNA and The Epigenetics Revolution. She’s formerly a Senior Lecturer in Molecular Biology at Imperial College and currently serves there as Visiting Professor. Nessa holds has a virology PhD from Edinburgh University, a degree...
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Peter Moore
Peter Moore LFC CEO @PeterMooreLFC In June 2017, after an illustrious international career, Peter Moore returned to his hometown to become the Chief Executive of Liverpool Football Club. Peter is responsible for all business, commercial and operational areas of the Club reporting directly to the owners, Fenway Sports Group, who also own the Boston Red...
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Frank Cottrell-Boyce
Frank Cottrell-Boyce Novelist & Screenwriter @frankcottrell_b Frank Cottrell-Boyce is a children's writer whose first novel, Millions, won the Carnegie Medal in 2004 awarded to the best children’s book of the year. His short novel, Unforgotten Coat, won the 2012 Guardian Fiction Prize. His latest book is Runaway Robot published earlier this year. The film version...
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Rebecca Ferguson
Rebecca Ferguson Singer Songwriter @RebeccaFMusic Singer & songwriter Rebecca Ferguson shot to fame in 2010 as part of the seventh series of The X Factor. Mentored on the show by Cheryl Cole who was assisted by will.i.am, Rebecca outduelled One Direction among many others to become the series finalist. Propelled by her newfound popularity she...
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Jane Davis MBE
Jane Davis MBE Reading Revolutionary @thereaderorg readerjanedavis.com Jane Davis is the Founder of The Reader, a Liverpool-based charity that has pioneered the use of Shared Reading to improve wellbeing, reduce social isolation and build resilience in diverse communities across the UK and beyond. Responding to a challenging upbringing, Jane took refuge in reading. Her passion...
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Pete Trainor
Pete Trainor Technology Humanist @petetrainor Pete Trainor is a man on a mission to bring design, data, AI and technology together to empower humans to be happier and more successful. Pete is the bestselling author of Human-Focused Digital and founder of a London-based Artificial Intelligence firm focused on developing ground-breaking applications to make the world...
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Paul Redmond
Paul Redmond Employment Futurist @drpaulredmond Dr Paul Redmond is the Director of Student Experience and Enhancement at the University of Liverpool and one of the UK’s leading experts on generational change and the future of work. In Liverpool and around the world, Paul helps organisations and professionals acquire the skills and knowledge to thrive in...
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