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.

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, Water.org

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

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

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

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)

Ivonne A-Baki

Politician, Artist & UN Goodwill Ambassador

Tony Fernandes

Founder of Air Asia

Angela Darlington

Group Chief Risk Officer, Aviva Plc

Alfonso Gómez Palacio

President and CEO, Grupo Telefónica, Colombia

Hans Reitz

Founder & Managing Director of Grameen Creative Lab

Salil Shetty

Secretary General, Amnesty International

Camillo Pane

COTY Chief Executive Officer

Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE, DL

Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE, DL

Founder and Chairman, Cobra Beer

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

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

Leena Nair

Chief HR Officer

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

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

Saad Mohseni

MOBY Group Chairman and CEO

Antoine Sire

Head of Company Engagement, BNP Paribas Group