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

Mark Tewksbury

Canadian Olympic Champion Swimmer

Donna Karan

Fashion Designer & Philanthropist

Emmanuel Jal

Artist & Peace Activist

Gary White

CEO & Founder,

Joss Stone

Joss Stone

Singer & Songwriter

Carole Stone

Carole Stone

Chairman of Advisory Board, YouGov Cambridge

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

AnnaLynne McCord

Actress & Activist

Álvaro Uribe

Álvaro Uribe

Ex-President of Colombia

Doutzen Kroes

Supermodel & Activist

Pedro Padierna

Pedro Padierna

President, PepsiCo Mexico

Harley Finkelstein

Chief Operating Officer at Shopify

Tawakkol Karman

2011 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

Kathy Calvin

President and CEO, United Nations Foundation

Akala (Kingslee James Daley)

Social Entrepreneur and Hip Hop Artist

Nick Haysom

Nick Haysom

United Nations Director of Political Affairs

Beatrice Rangel

Managing Director: AMLA Consulting Group, Former Minister of the Secretariat during the Presidency of Carlos Andrés Pérez (Venezuela)

Shang Wenji

Shang Wenji

Pop Idol

Peter Y. Solmssen

Peter Y. Solmssen

Member of the Managing Board and General Counsel of Siemens AG

President Santos

President of Colombia

Juanpa Zurita

Comedic digital content creator and actor

Caroline Casey

Founder of Binc

Ken Kragen

Legendary Pop Music Manager

John Kerry

US Senator

Andy Ansah

Andy Ansah

Former professional footballer and founder of Sports On Screen

Brian Gallagher

President and CEO, United Way Worldwide

Silvia Lagnado

Silvia Lagnado

CMO at Bacardi

Mayor Pauline Krikke

Mayor Pauline Krikke

Mayor of the Hague

Mohammad Gawdat

Vice President of Emerging Markets, Google

William Heinecke

CEO & Chairman, Minor International

Suleiman Jasir Al-Herbish

Director-General, OPEC Fund for International Development

Richard R. Ernst

Richard R. Ernst

Nobel Laureate

Tinie Tempah

Musician and songwriter

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Columnist and broadcaster

Richard Sambrook

Vice Chairman and Chief Content Officer, Edelman

Jeremy Gilley

Jeremy Gilley

Actor, Filmmaker and Founder of Peace One Day

Lord Michael Hastings

Global Head of Citizenship, KPMG International

Rossana Bee


Beth Comstock

Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of General Electric

Hope Solo

Olympic Gold Medal Winning Footballer

Ken Costa

Chairman of Lazard International

Pekka Himanen

Pekka Himanen

Professor of Philosophy, Author

Susan R. Eaton

Polar Explorer

Professor dr. Jan Peter Balkenende

Professor dr. Jan Peter...

Partner Corporate Responsibility, Ernst & Young and former Prime Minister of The Netherlands.

Carolyn Everson

Vice President, Global Marketing Solutions at Facebook and Instagram

Kal Penn

Kal Penn

Actor and Ex-Associate Director at the White House Office

Ellyn Shook

Chief Leadership & HR Officer, Accenture

Caroline Mutoko

CMO Radio Africa Group