Professor Vicky Pryce

chief economic adviser and board member, Centre for Economics and Business Research; author, Women vs Capitalism Professor Vicky Pryce is a board member of the Centre for Economics and Business Research and sits on the Economic Advisory Group of the British Chambers of Commerce and on the advisory board of OMFIF, the central banking think …

Ralph Leighton

retired course leader for PGCE Citizenship Education, Canterbury Christ Church University; author (jointly with Laila Nielsen) The Citizen in Teaching & Education (2020) Ralph taught in high school, grammar school, further and higher education in Kent 1981–2019. A former GCSE chief examiner, he developed and led the pre-service course for Citizenship Education teachers at Canterbury …

Jon O’Brien

independent political consultant; former director, Catholics for Choice Jon O’Brien is an independent political consultant based in Washington DC. He is former president of Catholics for Choice (CFC), the leading international prochoice organisation that gives voice to those who support sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) as a core value and moral imperative. He …

Penny Lewis

lecturer, University of Dundee; leader, joint architecture programme, University of Dundee and University of Wuhan in China. Penny Lewis leads the joint architecture programme at the University of Dundee and the University of Wuhan in China. She studied architecture and became an architectural journalist, writing for magazine, newspapers and editing Prospect, the Scottish architectural magazine …

Baroness Natalie Bennett

former leader of the Green Party of England and Wales; Green peer Baroness Natalie Bennett was leader of the Green Party of England and Wales from 2012-2016, during which time it won 1.1million votes in the 2015 General Election – more than in every previous general election added together. Natalie became the second Green peer …

Tegan Lucas

Engineer; student Tegan is currently working as an engineer on London Transport while studying PPE with the Open University.

Anne Fergusson

financial services and private equity advisor and investor Anne invests in start up companies and works with Private Equity to raise investment as well as provide board members for growing businesses. She is ambassador for a number of financial services companies and sits on the board of a housing association in Edinburgh as well as …

Timandra Harkness

journalist, writer and broadcaster; presenter, Radio 4’s FutureProofing and How to Disagree; comedian, Take A Risk; author, Big Data: does size matter? Timandra Harkness is a writer, broadcaster and presenter. Her book Big Data: does size matter? was published by Bloomsbury Sigma in 2016. Watch her TedX talk, What Is Knowledge In The Age Of Big Data? here. Timandra writes and presents BBC Radio 4’s FutureProofing and How To …

Chris Yianni

senior lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University Originally a builder, Chris entered the social work profession in the late eighties. He worked for the probation service then as an approved social worker in Central Manchester before turning to lecturing on social work programmes in which he heads and delivers modules on addictions. As a keen cyclist and …

Sarah Pinch

Chart.PR, FCIPR, MIoD Sarah is MD of Pinch Point Communications, a Non-Executive Director of the Health and Safety Executive, Independent Advisor to the Welsh Assembly Commission and Chair of the Taylor Bennett Foundation. Starting as a BBC journalist, she has worked in corporate communications since 2000 and in 2013 founded Pinch Point Communications. Sarah has …