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.

Justin Trudeau

23 rd  Prime Minister of Canada

Kofi Annan

Kofi Annan

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

Emma Watson

Actor and UN Women Goodwill Ambassador

Professor Muhammad Yunus

Professor Muhammad Yunus

Founder, Grameen Bank and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond...

Activist and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate


Singer & Oscar Winning Actress

Mary Robinson

Mary Robinson

Former President of Ireland

Bill Clinton

42nd president of the United States

Bob Geldof

Sir Bob Geldof

Musician and Activist

Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle

Actor, Activist & Global Ambassador for World Vision

Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver

Chef and TV Personality

Arianna Huffington

Founder and CEO, Huffington Post

Sir Richard Branson

Founder, Virgin Group

Paul Polman

Paul Polman

Global CEO Unilever

Li Xiaopeng

Four Time Olympic Gold Medallist

Natalia Vodianova

Model and Philanthropist

Bruce Dickinson


Thuli Madonsela

Public Protector

Ahmed Kathrada

South African Politician and Former Political Prisoner

Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey

Creator of Twitter and CEO of Square

Angelica Cheung

Editor-in-Chief, Vogue China

Boris Becker

Former tennis World No.1 and youngest ever Wimbledon Champion

Fatima Bhutto

Writer, Journalist and Activist

Jimmy Wales

Co-Founder of Wikipedia and the Wikimedia Foundation

Jean-Paul Agon

Jean-Paul Agon

Chairman and CEO of L'Oreal

James Chau

CCTV News Anchor and UN Goodwill Ambassador

Roger Federer

Tennis Player Ranked No. 2 Globally

Ronan Dunne

Ronan Dunne

EVP and Group President at Verizon Wireless

Suphachai Chearavanont

CEO, True Corporation

Steve Waugh

Former Australian Cricket Captain

Clarence Seedorf

International Football Player and Humanitarian

Dambisa Moyo

Global Economist & Author

John Simpson

BBC World Affairs Editor

Jon Landau

Oscar-winning Producer of Titanic and Avatar

Crown Prince Haakon

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway

Blake Mycoskie

Founder and Chief Shoe Giver, TOMS

Nadya Tolokonnikova

Pussy Riot Member and Political Activist

President Vicente Fox

President Vicente Fox

Former President of Mexico

President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim

President of Mauritius

President Vinicio Cerezo

Former President of Guatemala

Christine Ockrent

Journalist and Writer

Lorenzo Simonelli

CEO, GE Oil & Gas

Pete Cashmore

Pete Cashmore

Founder and CEO, Mashable

Mariel Von Schumann

Corporate Vice President- Governance & Markets

President Carlos Mesa

Former President of Bolivia

Lauren Bush

Founder and CEO, FEED

President Jorge Quiroga

Former President of Bolivia

Maajid Nawaz

Activist, Author, Columnist & Politician

Jessica Jackley

Jessica Jackley

Venture Partner with the Collaborative Fund

Francois Pienaar

Former South African Rugby Captain

Elio Leoni-Sceti

Elio Leoni-Sceti

Board Member, AB InBev, Former CEO of Iglo and EMI

Carl-Henric Svanberg

Chairman, BP & Volvo