Bogota Summit 2017


Recognised leaders of integrity from around the world, the One Young World Counsellors lend their global stature to the delegate’s views and inspire them to create positive change.

Bob Geldof

Sir Bob Geldof

Musician and Activist


Singer & Oscar Winning Actress

Kofi Annan

Kofi Annan

Chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation and Seventh Secretary-General of the United Nation

Professor Muhammad Yunus

Professor Muhammad Yunus

Founder, Grameen Bank and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

Mary Robinson

Mary Robinson

Former President of Ireland

Jon Landau

Oscar-winning Producer of Titanic and Avatar

Susan R. Eaton

Polar Explorer

Fatima Bhutto

Writer, Journalist and Activist

Bruce Dickinson


Harley Finkelstein

Chief Operating Officer at Shopify

Gary White

Gary White

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder,

Mark Tewksbury

Olympic Champion Swimmer

Hans Reitz

Hans Reitz

Founder & Managing Director of Grameen Creative Lab

Dambisa Moyo

Global Economist & Author

Mariel Von Schumann

Corporate Vice President- Governance & Markets

Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick, CBE

Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick...

Global Head of Citizenship, KPMG International

James Chau

CCTV News Anchor and UN Goodwill Ambassador

Elio Leoni-Sceti

Elio Leoni-Sceti

Director of AB InBev , Chairman of Beamly

Thuli Madonsela

Public Protector

Marc Garneau

First Canadian Astronaut & Minister of Transport

Ronan Dunne

Ronan Dunne

Chief Executive Officer, Telefonica UK Limited

President Vinicio Cerezo

Former President of Guatemala

Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle

Actor, Activist & Global Ambassador for World Vision

Carl-Henric Svanberg

Chairman, BP & Volvo

Li Xiaopeng

Four Time Olympic Gold Medallist

Carole Stone

Carole Stone

Chairman of Advisory Board, YouGov Cambridge

Steve Waugh

Former Australian Cricket Captain

Maajid Nawaz

Activist, Author, Columnist & Politician

John Simpson

BBC World Affairs Editor

Marc Kielburger, CM, OMC

Marc Kielburger, CM, OMC

Co-Founder of Free The Children and CEO of Me to We

Emmanuel Jal

Emmanuel Jal

Musician and Activist

Lauren Bush

Founder and CEO, FEED