Our leadership speakers bring fresh off-the-beaten track perspectives about leadership gained from worlds as diverse as the CIA, international sport and meditation – all designed to inspire leaders to think bigger and be bolder.
Somi Arian is a Tech-Philosopher, Filmmaker, Author, Entrepreneur, Investor, and LinkedIn Top Voice. With a background in philosophy of science and technology, Somi describes her role in society as a 'Transition Architect'. As humans merge with technology, and society enters a new phase of human evolution, Somi works on frameworks to address the challenges ahead.
Rugby has taught John Barclay a huge amount about topics that individuals and organisations from all walks of life can benefit from – such as transforming team culture, the importance of strong leadership, self-belief, self-doubt and overcoming adversity
Corporate insurgent, intrapreneur and thought leader using a powerful personal story to discuss mental health in the workplace and reimagine the role of business in society to create meaningful social impact
John is a truly remarkable individual – a former SAS soldier, bodyguard and hostage negotiator turned senior executive, entrepreneur and educator who is deeply passionate about helping others fulfil their potential through outdoor adventures
Social entrepreneur and global changemaker, passionate about ending global poverty and also the role sport can play in society. Based in Edinburgh, Mel has spoken all over the world, from the Sydney Opera House to the World Economic Forum in Davos, and to everyone from world leaders to schoolchildren