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,

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

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

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

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

Marc Garneau

First Canadian Astronaut & Minister of Transport

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

Mohamed Amersi

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

Kenneth Roth

Kenneth Roth

Executive Director, Human Rights Watch

Daniel Fernandez

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

Miller Matola

CEO of Brand SA

Mayor Enrique Peñalosa

Mayor of Bogotá

Sir John Major

The RT HON Sir John Major KG CH

Wyclef Jean

Wyclef Jean

Musician, Record Producer and Campaigner