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.

Ron Garan

Former NASA Astronaut and Founder, Fragile Oasis

Mark Tewksbury

Mark Tewksbury

Olympic champion swimmer & Chair, 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

Adam Walker

Adam Walker

Motivational speaker and record-breaking Ocean swimmer

Akala (Kingslee James Daley)

Social Entrepreneur and Hip Hop Artist


Singer and Akon Lighting Africa Co-Founder

Alexandre Mars

Entrepreneur & Founder, Epic Foundation

Alfonso Gómez Palacio

President and CEO, Grupo Telefónica, Colombia

Andy Ansah

Andy Ansah

Former professional footballer and founder of Sports On Screen

Angela Darlington

Group Chief Risk Officer, Aviva Plc

AnnaLynne McCord

Actress & Activist

Antoine de Saint-Affrique

Chief Executive Officer, Barry Callebaut AG

Antoine Sire

Head of Company Engagement, BNP Paribas Group

Antonio Zappulla

Antonio Zappulla

CEO, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Beatrice Rangel

Managing Director: AMLA Consulting Group, Former Minister of the Secretariat during the Presidency of Carlos Andrés Pérez (Venezuela)

Ben van Beurden

Shell Chief Executive Officer

Bernard Kouchner

Bernard Kouchner

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

Beth Comstock

Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of General Electric

Bill Browder

Bill Browder

Founder and CEO of Hermitage Capital Management

Bob Dudley

BP Global Group Chief Executive

Bram Schot

Bram Schot

Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI AG

Brian Gallagher

President and CEO, United Way Worldwide

Camillo Pane

COTY Chief Executive Officer

Carlos Brito

Carlos Brito

CEO, Ab InBev

Caroline Casey

Caroline Casey

Founder of Valuable 500, Disability Activist

Caroline Mutoko

CMO Radio Africa Group

Carolyn Everson

Vice President, Global Marketing Solutions at Facebook and Instagram

Christiana Figueres

Costa Rican Diplomat

Clifford M. Samuel

Senior Vice President, Access Operations & Emerging Markets

Ellen McArthur

Dame Ellen MacArthur

Founder, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Daniel Fernandez

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

David Sproul

Senior Partner & Chief Executive of Deloitte North West Europe and Deloitte UK

Denise Young Smith

Vice President for Inclusion and Diversity, Apple Inc.

Diana Layfield

CEO, Africa Region for Standard Chartered Bank

Doutzen Kroes

Doutzen Kroes

Supermodel & Activist

Dr Jane Goodall

Dr Jane Goodall

Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace

Eberhard von Koerber

Co-President of the Club of Rome

Ellie Goulding

Singer & Songwriter, UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador

Ellie Simmonds

Ellie Simmonds

five-time Paralympic Champion and fourteen-time World Champion

Ellyn Shook

Chief Leadership & HR Officer, Accenture

Emmanuel Lulin

Senior Vice-President and Chief Ethics Officer of L’Oréal