Category: Guests

Caroline Pakel

Caroline is a social psychologist with extensive experience in holding safe spaces for people from different walks of life, and for them to open, connect and co-create together, seamlessly and purposefully. Authentic and meaningful communication is Caroline’s main passion. And her purpose is to bring dialogue to the community, wherever it may need it. Generative […]

Lorenzo Cordogno

Mr Codogno’s main research interests include European integration and economic governance, especially related to economic reforms, the Europe 2020 strategy, the European semester and the fiscal framework; European and national strategies to enhance competitiveness, productivity and economic growth and growth theory; public finances, sustainability of public debt, EMU bond market developments and more broadly European […]

Giovanni Capoccia

Giovanni Capoccia is Professor of Comparative Politics at the University of Oxford, as well as a researcher. In particular, he focuses on democratization, political extremism, theories of institutional development, and European politics. He is also the author of two monographs: “Defending Democracy: Response to Extremism in Interwar Europe” and “The Historical Turn in Democratization Studies. […]

Roz Etwaria

Roz Ewtaria is a Equity Diversity & Inclusivity Consultant at and a social justice practicioner. She is also a Freelance Broadcaster and Producer at Galaxy Radio and Starradiouk Her public speaking specialties are Childhood Sexual Abuse, Black Lives Matter, and Well-Being Testimonials. She is a trauma expert delivering presentations on mental health wellbeing. She […]

Nathan Piper

Our guest this week is Nathan Piper! With over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry across various roles, Nathan lends us his expertise to unpack important international risks lurking in the global energy sector. Nathan was ranked the best oil equity analyst in  an Extel survey and is a regular commentator […]

Liam Bell

Liam Bell works as an advisor for climate change tech startups and is the Chief Technology Officer at Hypervine, a company that helps construction companies build better, faster and greener. Liam is also the founding member of Climate TRACE. Climate TRACE is a coalition of organisations harnessing innovative technologies to track greenhouse gas emissions and […]

Kingsley Aikins

Kingsley Aikins is the CEO of The Networking Institute, and has lived in six countries and worked in the areas of Trade Promotion, Philanthropy, and Diaspora Engagement. He is a regular public speaker, and mentor to many people about developing valuable networking skills. Find more about him on Twitter and LinkedIn, and learn more about […]

Hamish McRae

Hamish McRae is an economic commentator for the Independent and writes weekly columns on economics and finance in the Mail on Sunday and the i newspaper. He has been financial editor of Guardian and the Independent and has won numerous awards, including Business and Finance Journalist of the Year at the British Press Awards. His […]

Ruslan Bortnik

Ruslan Bortnik is the head of the Ukrainian Institute of politics.  He is a former executive head of the humanitarian mission Black Tulip and Vice Chairman of the public council of the MOFA for Ukraine. He works as the head of committee of public council and executive head of public council for MOD in Ukraine. […]

Abby Stoddard

Abby Stoddard is a humanitarian policy analyst and a founding partner of Humanitarian Outcomes, where she conducts research and provides analysis and advice to governments and international aid agencies. She began her career working in NGOs, including as Program Director for Médecins du Monde/Doctors of the World USA. At Humanitarian Outcomes she has designed and […]