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.

Lily Cole

Model and Philanthropist

Ron Garan

Former NASA Astronaut and Founder, Fragile Oasis

Mark Tewksbury

Chair of Special Olympics Canada

Donna Karan

Fashion Designer & Philanthropist

Emmanuel Jal

Artist & Peace Activist

Gary White

CEO & Founder,

Joss Stone

Joss Stone

Singer & Songwriter

Sol Campbell

Sol Campbell

Former Professional Footballer

Carolyn S. Miles

Carolyn S. Miles

President & CEO for Save the Children

Liya Kebede

Model and Maternal Health Activist

Father Mussie Zerai

2015 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee

Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson

British former wheelchair racer, a parliamentarian and a television presenter

Martin Davidson

Former Chief Executive of the British Council

Eberhard von Koerber

Co-President of the Club of Rome

Kenneth Roth

Kenneth Roth

Executive Director, Human Rights Watch

Mohamed Amersi

Head of the Amersi Foundation


Five times Latin Grammy winning singer

Mike Davis

Asia Director, Global Witness

Daniel Fernandez

President and Chief Executive Officer, Colombia and South America, Siemens SA

Miller Matola

CEO of Brand SA

Mayor Enrique Peñalosa

Mayor of Bogotá

Sir John Major

The RT HON Sir John Major KG CH

Wyclef Jean

Wyclef Jean

Musician, Record Producer and Campaigner

Woody Milintachinda

Content Creator, TV and Online Content Host, and Executive Producer

Kathryne Bomberger

Directeur General

Joachim Schoss

Founder, Scout24

Marc Kielburger, CM, OMC

Marc Kielburger, CM, OMC

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

Emmanuel Lulin

Senior Vice-President and Chief Ethics Officer of L’Oréal

Bob Dudley

BP Global Group Chief Executive

Matthew Willman

Matthew Willman

Documentary photographer

David Sproul

Senior Partner & Chief Executive of Deloitte North West Europe and Deloitte UK

Alexandre Mars

Entrepreneur & Founder, Epic Foundation

Mohamed (Mo) Ibrahim

Founder Celtel International

Peter Schwarzenbauer

Board of Management, BMW Group

Diana Layfield

CEO, Africa Region for Standard Chartered Bank

Nargis Fakhri

Model and actress

Ellen McArthur

Dame Ellen MacArthur

Founder, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Ivonne A-Baki

Politician, Artist & UN Goodwill Ambassador

Tony Fernandes

Founder of Air Asia

Angela Darlington

Group Chief Risk Officer, Aviva Plc

Manfred Honeck

Manfred Honeck

Music Director, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Denise Young Smith

Vice President for Inclusion and Diversity, Apple Inc.

Kailash Satyarthi

Founder and Nobel Peace Laureate (2014)

Clifford M. Samuel

Senior Vice President, Access Operations & Emerging Markets

Jérôme Jarre

Social Media Star and Entrepreneur

Patrick Chalhoub

Chief Executive, Chalhoub Group

Waris Dirie

Waris Dirie

Author and Activist