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.

Ulrike Sapiro

Senior Director, Water Stewardship & Sustainable Agriculture

Andy Ansah

Andy Ansah

Former professional footballer and founder of Sports On Screen

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

Feike Sijbesma

DSM Chief Executive Officer

William Heinecke

CEO & Chairman, Minor International

Jane Griffiths

Global Head, Actelion

Suleiman Jasir Al-Herbish

Director-General, OPEC Fund for International Development

Jeremy Gilley

Jeremy Gilley

Actor, Filmmaker and Founder of Peace One Day

Tinie Tempah

Musician and songwriter

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Columnist and broadcaster

Richard Sambrook

Vice Chairman and Chief Content Officer, Edelman

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.

Lord Michael Hastings

Global Head of Citizenship, KPMG International

Rossana Bee


Beth Comstock

Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of General Electric

Kumi Naidoo

Human Rights Activist and Secretary General of Amnesty International

Hope Solo

Olympic Gold Medal Winning Footballer

Ken Costa

Chairman of Lazard International

Pekka Himanen

Pekka Himanen

Professor of Philosophy, Author

Marc Garneau

First Canadian Astronaut & Minister of Transport

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

Hikmet Ersek

Western Union President, CEO, Director

Oscar Morales

Founder One Million Voices Against FARC

Minister Sigrid Kaag

Minister Sigrid Kaag

Wael Ghonim

Wael Ghonim

Google Exec, Times 100 Most Influential People 2011

Vinicio Cerezo

President of Guatemala, 1986-91; Secretary-General of the Central American Integration System

Ben van Beurden

Shell Chief Executive Officer

Adam Walker

Adam Walker

Motivational speaker and record-breaking Ocean swimmer

Osvald Bjelland

Chairman Xynteo, Chairman and Founder of the Performance Theatre

Fatou Bensouda

Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court

Robert Črepinko

Head of the European Migrant Smuggling Centre within the Operations Department

Carlos Brito

Carlos Brito

CEO, Ab InBev

Kenneth Roth

Kenneth Roth

Executive Director, Human Rights Watch

Mohamed Amersi

Founder & CEO of Emergent Telecom Ventures, Head of the Amersi Foundation


Five times Latin Grammy winning singer

Martin Davidson

Former Chief Executive of the British Council

Eberhard von Koerber

Co-President of the Club of Rome

Daniel Fernandez

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

Miller Matola

CEO of Brand SA