Counsellors

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.

Nargis Fakhri

Model and actress

Ellen McArthur

Dame Ellen MacArthur

Founder, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Alexandre Mars

Entrepreneur & Founder, Epic Foundation

Georgette Mulheir

CEO, Lumos

Manfred Honeck

Manfred Honeck

Music Director, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Denise Young Smith

Vice President for Inclusion and Diversity, Apple Inc.

Ivonne A-Baki

Politician, Artist & UN Goodwill Ambassador

Tony Fernandes

Founder of Air Asia

Waris Dirie

Waris Dirie

Author and Activist

Alfonso Gómez Palacio

President and CEO, Grupo Telefónica, Colombia

Hans Reitz

Founder & Managing Director of Grameen Creative Lab

Salil Shetty

Secretary General, Amnesty International

Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE, DL

Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE, DL

Founder and Chairman, Cobra Beer

Jérôme Jarre

Social Media Star and Entrepreneur

Patrick Chalhoub

Chief Executive, Chalhoub Group

Antoine de Saint-Affrique

Chief Executive Officer, Barry Callebaut AG

James Chen

Founder, Clearly

Zafar Siddiqi

Chairman of CNBC Africa, Chairman of CNBC Arabiya, President of CNBC Pakistan

Stephen Daldry

Oscar Nominated Director

Paul Lindley

Paul Lindley

Founder and CEO, Ella’s Kitchen

John Roberts

Founder, AO.com and Chairman, OnSide Youth Zones

Mark Pollock

Mark Pollock

Blind South Pole Adventurer now exploring a cure for paralysis

Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Photographer, Reporter & Ecologist

Jennifer Corriero

Jennifer Corriero

Co-founder, TakingITGlobal

Bernard Kouchner

Bernard Kouchner

Doctor, Humanitarian and, Co-Founder of Medecins Sans Frontieres and Medecins du Monde

Hassan Jallow

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Gambia & former Prosecutor of the UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

William E. Strickland, Jr.

William E. Strickland, Jr.

President & CEO, Manchester Bidwell Corporation

Faryd Mondragón

Retired Colombian footballer

Harley Finkelstein

Chief Operating Officer at Shopify

AnnaLynne McCord

Actress & Activist

Álvaro Uribe

Álvaro Uribe

Ex-President of Colombia

Doutzen Kroes

Supermodel & Activist

Pedro Padierna

Pedro Padierna

President, PepsiCo Mexico

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

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

Andy Ansah

Andy Ansah

Former professional footballer and founder of Sports On Screen

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

Richard R. Ernst

Richard R. Ernst

Nobel Laureate

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