Past Speakers Past Speakers (Complete List)

Past Speakers (Complete List)

The speakers below are listed in the order in which they spoke at the conference*.

2017

  • Glenn Hubbard
    Dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School; former Chairman, White House Council of Economic Advisors under George W. Bush (2001-2003)
  • Fan Jianping
    Research Fellow, State Information Centre, China
  • John B. Taylor
    Professor of Economics, Stanford University and Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution
  • Jing Huang
    Lee Foundation Professor on US-China Relations; Director of Centre on Asia and Globalization, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore
  • Wu Qiang
    Independent Political Commentator and Former Lecturer of Department of Political Science, Tsinghua University
  • Dennis P Lockhart
    Former President and Former Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • Xiao Geng
    Professor of Practice in Finance and Public Policy, The University of Hong Kong
  • Ganesh Rengaswamy
    Co-Founder and Partner, Quona Capital
  • Melissa Guzy
    Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Arbor Ventures
  • Ron Hose
    Co-founder and CEO, coins.ph
  • Emil Dabora
    Senior Portfolio Manager, Event Driven, Tudor Investment Corporation
  • Joseph Zeng
    Partner and Head of Hong Kong Office, Greenwoods Asset Management
  • Helen Zhu
    Managing Director, Head of China Equities, BlackRock
  • Albert Yau
    CFO , CIFI Holdings Group Co.Ltd
  • Masanori Nishi
    Former Vice Minister of Defense
  • Sebastian Thrun
    Founder and President, Udacity
  • Dr. David Hanson
    Founder and CEO, Hanson Robotics Limited
  • John Saunders
    Head of Real Estate, Asia Pacific, Blackrock
  • Edith Yeung
    General Partner, 500 Mobile Collective Microfund
  • Chris Tam
    Vice President and General Manager of China, Leap Motion
  • Peter Botten BSc ARSM CBE
    Managing Director, Oil Search Limited
  • Vinod Rai
    Chairman, Banks Board Bureau, India
  • Kostas Constantinou, OBE
    Chairman, Bank of South Pacific Ltd.
  • The Rt Hon Sir John Major KG CH
    Former Prime Minister, United Kingdom; Senior Advisor, Credit Suisse
  • Peter Graham CBE
    Chairman Kumul Minerals Holding Limited and Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Ok Tedi Mining Limited
  • Robert D. Kaplan
    Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security; Senior Advisor, Eurasia Group
  • Loi Martin Bakani, CMG
    Governor, Bank of Papua New Guinea
  • Paul Chan Mo-po, GBS, MH, JP
    Financial Secretary, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
  • Ian Alan Tarutia, OBE
    CEO, National Superannuation Fund (NASFUND)
  • Dr. Peter Frankopan
    Senior Research Fellow, Worcester College, Oxford; Director, Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research
  • Inderpreet Wadhwa
    Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Azure Powe
  • Zhou Fangsheng
    Deputy Chairman of China Enterprise Reform & Development Society
  • Huifeng Chang
    Chief Financial Officer, Canadian Solar
  • N.K. Singh
    Former Member of Parliament; Chairman, FRBM Committee
  • Dr. Arvind Subramanian
    Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India
  • Jonathan Wilmot
    Founder, WilmotML; former Head of Macro Investments, Asset Management, Credit Suisse
  • Michael Ma
    CEO, WME | IMG China
  • Ericson Chan
    CEO of Ping An Technology, Ping An Group
  • Sir Mo Farah CBE
    Quadruple Olympic & Five Times World Champion
  • Nicolas Sarkozy
    President of the French Republic (2007-2012)
  • Rahul Narayan
    Founder, TeamIndus
  • Carlos G. Dominguez III
    Secretary of Finance, Philippines
  • Neil Atkinson
    Head, Oil Industry and Markets Division, International Energy Agency
  • Peter Coleman
    Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Woodside
  • Professor Jonathan Stern
    Chairman, Natural Gas Research Programme and Senior Research Fellow, The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
  • Chris Gradel
    CIO, Absolute Returns and Founder, PAG
  • Mark R. Woolley
    Portfolio Manager, Absolute Return Strategies Manager Research Group, BlackRock Alternative Advisors
  • Peter Zakowich
    Investment Committee Member and Portfolio Manager, KKR Prisma
  • Seth Fischer
    Founder and CIO, Oasis Management Company
  • Nick Taylor
    Founder and CIO, Senrigan Capital
  • Igor Tulchinsky
    Founder and CEO, WorldQuant LLC
  • Perry Vais
    CTO, Head of Quantitative Strategies, Partner, BlueMountain Capital
  • Gregoire Dooms
    Product Manager, BlueMatrix, Systematica Investments
  • Sean Kidney
    CEO, Climate Bonds Initiative
  • John Bi
    Chief Financial Officer, ZhongAn Insurance
  • James Zheng
    CFO, Lufax Holdings
  • Shang Chuang
    Chief Financial Officer, Noah Holdings Limited
  • Barry Freeman
    Co-Founder, PINTEC
  • Roger Gu
    President, Wacai
  • Sam Allen
    CEO, CompareAsiaGroup

2016

  • Eswar Prasad
    Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy, Cornell University; Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
  • Huang Yiping
    Professor of Economics and Deputy Dean, National School of Development, Peking University; Advisor, Monetary Policy Committee, People’s Bank of China
  • Gene Sperling
    Former Director, National Economic Council and Assistant to the President for Economic Policy (Clinton and Obama Administrations)
  • Ryuzo Miyao
    Professor of Economics, University of Tokyo; former member, Policy Board, Bank of Japan
  • Charles L. Evans
    Member, US Federal Open Market Committee; President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Dr. Jia Kang
    Head, China Academy of New Supply-Side Economics; former Director, Research Institute for Fiscal Science, Ministry of Finance
  • Dr. Dennis Hong
    Professor and Founding Director, Robotics & Mechanisms Laboratory (RoMeLa), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Helen Zhu
    Managing Director, Head of China Equities, BlackRock
  • Zhang Yichen
    Chairman and CEO, CITIC Capital Holdings Ltd.
  • KC Kung
    Partner and Head of Greater China, MBK Partners
  • Wu Yibing
    Head, China, Temasek International
  • Lawrence D. Burns, PhD
    Business Advisor; former Corporate Vice President of Research & Development and Planning, General Motors
  • Christopher Balding, PhD
    Associate Professor, Finance and Economics, HSBC Business School, Peking University Graduate School
  • Dr. Huang Yukon
    Senior Associate, Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment; Advisor, World Bank and Asian Development Bank
  • Dr. Li Yang
    Director, National Institution for Finance & Development; Head, Academic Division of Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS); former Vice President, CASS; former member, Monetary Policy Committee, People’s Bank of China
  • Dr. Yang Jiajun
    Co-Founder and CEO, eDaijia
  • Mark Yang
    Founder and CEO, Guazi Used Car
  • Wilson Li
    CFO, CAR Inc.
  • Diwa C. Guinigundo
    Deputy Governor, Monetary Stability Sector, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
  • Randal Quarles
    Managing Partner, The Cynosure Group; former Under Secretary of the US Treasury (Bush Administration); former partner, The Carlyle Group
  • Professor Suahasil Nazara, PhD
    Chairman, Fiscal Policy Agency, Ministry of Finance, Indonesia
  • Akira Morikawa
    CEO, C Channel; former President, Line Corp.
  • Jin Liqun
    President and Chairman, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
  • Randolf S. David
    Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of the Philippines; columnist, Philippine Daily Inquirer
  • Rizalina G. Mantaring
    President and CEO, Sun Life of Canada (Philippines.), Inc.
  • Teresita Sy-Coson
    Vice Chairperson, SM Investments Corp.; Chairperson, BDO Unibank, Inc.
  • Peter Botten CBE
    Managing Director, Oil Search Ltd.
  • Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki
    Chairman, FGE - FACTS Global Energy
  • Christine Loh
    Under Secretary for the Environment, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government
  • Mark Fulton
    Founding Partner, Energy Transition Advisors Pty Ltd.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Secretary-General, United Nations
  • Tessa Tennant
    Green Finance Strategist
  • Jeffrey Perlman
    Head of Southeast Asia, Warburg Pincus
  • Nguyen Duy Hung
    Chairman and CEO, Saigon Securities Inc.
  • Le Thi Bang Tam
    Chairwoman, Vinamilk and HD Bank
  • Peter Attia, M.D.
    Founder and former President, Nutrition Science Initiative; Founder, Attia Medical, PC
  • Robert H. Lustig, M.D., M.S.L.
    Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology, and Member, Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California
  • Arun Shourie
    Journalist and author; former Minister of Disinvestment, Communication and Information Technology, Government of India
  • Ravi Venkatesan
    Chairman, Bank of Baroda; Independent Director, Infosys Ltd.; former Chairman, Microsoft India
  • Donghyun Park
    Principal Economist, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, Asian Development Bank
  • Umar Juoro
    Chairman, Bank Supervisory Board, Bank Indonesia; Senior Fellow, Asian Competitiveness Institute, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore
  • Kar-yiu Wong
    Professor of Economics, University of Washington; Director, Research Center for International Economics; President, Asia-Pacific Economic Association
  • Professor Liu Mingkang
    BCT Distinguished Research Fellow, Chinese University of Hong Kong; former Chairman, China Banking Regulatory Commission
  • Michael Pettis
    Professor of Finance, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University
  • Afshin Molavi
    Senior Fellow, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies; Senior Global Advisor, Oxford Analytica
  • Talmiz Ahmad
    Independent Consultant; former Ambassador of India to Saudi Arabia, to Oman and to the United Arab Emirates
  • Alan Miyasaki
    Senior Managing Director and Head of Asia Acquisitions, Blackstone Singapore Pte. Ltd.
  • Michelle Leung
    CEO, Xingtai Capital Management
  • Nicholas Burns
    Professor, Harvard University; former US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Bush Administration)
  • Yan Xuan
    President, Greater China, Nielsen N.V.
  • Freddy Chua
    Managing Director, SC Capital Partners
  • Sanjay Gujral
    Regional Managing Director, L Capital Asia (LVMH)
  • Dr. Elizabeth C. Economy
    C.V. Starr senior fellow and director for Asia studies, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Richard B. Tantoco
    President and COO, Energy Development Corporation
  • Chen Xiaoping
    Executive Director and CEO, China Everbright International Ltd.
  • Dr. Wandee Khunchornyakong Juljarern
    Chairwoman and CEO, SPCG Public Company Ltd., Thailand
  • The Rt Hon Sir John Major KG CH
    Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
  • Philip Kuai
    CEO, Dada
  • Stephen Zhu
    Vice President of Strategy, Didi
  • His Excellency Saikhanbileg Chimed
    Prime Minister of Mongolia
  • Munib Islam  
    Partner, Head of Equities Research, Third Point LLC
  • Raymond Zage
    Managing Director and CEO, Farallon Capital Asia Pte Ltd.
  • Richard Johnston
    Managing Director, Albourne Partners (Asia) Ltd.
  • Sherman Kwek  
    CDL Chief Investment Officer and CEO, CDL China Ltd.
  • Benjamin Fuchs
    CEO and CIO, BFAM Partners (Hong Kong) Ltd.
  • Ben Wootliff
    Managing Director, Hong Kong, Control Risks; cybersecurity advisor to corporates globally
  • Sam Y. Kim
    Head of Trading & Liquidity Strategies, Asia Pacific, BlackRock
  • Mirza Adityaswara
    Senior Deputy Governor, Bank Indonesia
  • Sir John Sawers GCMG
    Chairman, Macro Advisory Partners; former Chief, British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6)
  • Dag Dyrdal
    Independent Advisor; former Chief Strategic Relations Officer and Global Head of External Relations, Norges Bank Investment Management
  • Ahmad Al-Sayed
    Founder and CEO, Sharq Capital Investment LLC; former CEO, Qatar Investment Authority
  • Mark Machin
    Head of International, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
  • Nick Nash
    Group President, Garena
  • Rob Jesudason
    Group Executive, International Financial Services, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Cyril Han
    Vice President, Ant Financial
  • Bayanjargal Byambasaikhan
    CEO, Erdenes Mongol LLC
  • Naidansuren Zoljargal
    Governor, Bank of Mongolia
  • Nanjid Munkhbat  

    CEO, Development Bank of Mongolia

     

     

  • Antonis C. Samaras
    Former Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Culture of Greece
  • Simon Loong

    Founder and CEO, WeLab

     

     

  • Fritz Demopoulus
    Co-Founder, Qunar; Founder, Queen’s Road Capital
  • Stephen Liu
    CEO, VCredit
  • Hon. Ravi Karunanayake
    Minister of Finance, Sri Lanka
  • Tomomi Inada
    Defense Minister of Japan; then Chairperson, Policy Research Council, LDP of Japan; Minister in charge of Administrative Reform and Regulatory Reform in the second Abe Cabinet; Member, House of Representatives; Lawyer
  • The Hon. Steven Ciobo MP
    Minister for Trade and Investment, Australia
  • Peter Maurer
    President, International Committee of the Red Cross
  • The Honourable John C. Tsang, GBM, JP
    Financial Secretary, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

2015

  • Professor Bambang Brodjonegoro, Ph.D  
    Minister of Finance, Republic of Indonesia
  • Dr. Motoshige Itoh
    Professor of Economics, University of Tokyo; Member, Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy, Japan
  • Anders Fogh Rasmussen
    Former Secretary General, NATO; former Prime Minister of Denmark
  • Dr. Bobo Lo  
    Independent analyst; Russian and Chinese foreign policy expert
  • Professor Ni Lexiong  
    School of International Studies and Public Administration, Shanghai University of Political Science and Law
  • Mirza Adityaswara
    Senior Deputy Governor, Bank Indonesia
  • José Manuel Barroso
    Former President of the European Commission; former Prime Minister of Portugal
  • Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki
    Chairman, FGE - FACTS Global Energy
  • Dr. Pierre Noël
    Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Senior Fellow for Economic and Energy Security, International Institute for Strategic Studies
  • Dr. Ken Koyama  
    Chief Economist and Managing Director, Institute of Energy Economics, Japan
  • Professor Cheng Li
    Director and Senior Fellow, The John L. Thornton China Center, The Brookings Institution
  • Michael Pettis
    Professor, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University
  • Richard W. Fisher
    Former Member, US Federal Open Market Committee; former President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
  • Hideo Hayakawa
    Senior Executive Fellow, Economic Research Center, Fujitsu Research Institute; former Executive Director, Bank of Japan
  • Dr. Duvvuri Subbarao
    Distinguished Visiting Fellow, National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School; former Governor, Reserve Bank of India
  • Yuanqing Yang
    Chairman and CEO, Lenovo
  • Peter Brabeck-Letmathe  
    Chairman of the Board, Nestlé S.A.
  • Regina Ip Lau Suk Yee, GBS, JP
    Member, Executive Council and Legislative Council, Hong Kong Island; Chair, New People's Party
  • Steve Vickers
    CEO, Steve Vickers and Associates Ltd.
  • Bertrand-Marc (Marc) Allen
    President, Boeing International
  • Robert Buchbauer
    Member, Executive Board, and CEO Consumer Goods, Swarovski
  • Jörg Wuttke
    President, European Union Chamber of Commerce in China
  • The Honourable C Y Leung
    Chief Executive, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
  • Dr. Syed Abdus Samad
    Executive Chairman (Minister), Board of Investment, Prime Minister’s Office, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
  • H.E. Sun Chanthol
    Senior Minister, Minister of Commerce, Cambodia; Vice Chairman of the Council for the Development of Cambodia
  • Serge Pun
    Executive Chairman, Serge Pun & Associates, Yoma Strategic Holdings
  • Dr. Shawn Qu
    Chairman, President and CEO, Canadian Solar
  • Robert Binyon
    Chairman, Impact Advisory Council, Asia Impact Investment Fund I L.P.
  • Eugene Sullivan
    Principal Investment Officer, Infrastructure and Natural Resources, Asia, International Finance Corporation
  • Professor Liu Mingkang
    Distinguished Fellow, Fung Global Institute; former Chairman, China Banking Regulatory Commission
  • Mark McCombe
    Global Head, Institutional Client Business, BlackRock; Chairman, BlackRock Alternative Investors
  • Danny Yong
    Chief Investment Officer and Founding Partner, Dymon Asia Capital
  • Carl Huttenlocher
    Chief Investment Officer, Myriad Asset Management
  • Ted Lee
    Senior Portfolio Manager, External Portfolio Management, Public Markets Investments, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
  • Sha Shi
    Special Advisor, China Financial Futures Exchange
  • Cai Qiliangi
    Deputy Director, ChiNext Department, Shenzhen Stock Exchange
  • The Rt Hon Sir John Major KG CH
    Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
  • Maximilian Bittner
    CEO, Lazada Group
  • Kusumo Martanto
    CEO, PT. Global Digital Niaga (CEO, BliBli.com)
  • Iris Wee
    Chief Marketing Officer, Link Net
  • Robert J. Shiller
    2013 Nobel Laureate in Economics; Distinguished Professor of Economics, Yale University
  • Christian Lanng
    CEO, Co-Founder and Chairman, Tradeshift
  • Xin Zhou
    CEO and Co-Chairman, E-House (China) Holdings Ltd.
  • David Kiang
    Chairman, Thai Jiang Jing Investment (Shanghai) Ltd.
  • M.R. Pridiyathorn Devakula
    Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand
  • The Hon Andrew Robb AO, MP
    Minister for Trade and Investment, Australia
  • Walt Power
    Executive Director & CEO, Louis XIII Holdings Ltd.
  • Tony Tong
    Strategic Development Consultant, Heng Sheng Group
  • Dave Mackay
    Chief Pilot, Virgin Galactic
  • Stephen Attenborough
    Commercial Director, Virgin Galactic
  • Hon. Ravi Karunanayake
    Minister of Finance, Sri Lanka
  • Christine Loh
    Under Secretary for the Environment, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government
  • Professor Jimmy Chi-Hung Fung
    Head, Division of Environment, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; expert in atmospheric meteorology and air pollution
  • Scott Neeson
    Founder and Executive Director, Cambodian Children’s Fund

2014

  • Senator Dato’ Sri Abdul Wahid Omar  
    Minister in charge of Economic Planning in the Department of the Prime Minister of Malaysia
  • Shinzo Abe
    Prime Minister of Japan; then former Prime Minister
  • Yasutoshi Nishimura  
    Senior Vice-minister, Cabinet Office, Japan
  • Mark McCombe  
    Chairman, Asia/Pacific, BlackRock
  • Joseph Y. Bae  
    Managing Partner, KKR Asia
  • Gaurav Grover
    Head of Asian Equities, Moore Capital Asia Ltd.
  • H.E. Le Luong Minh
    Secretary-General, Association of Southeast Asian Nations
  • Yoshihiko Noda
    Former Prime Minister of Japan
  • Michael Mauboussin
    Head of Global Financial Strategies, Credit Suisse
  • Dr. Margaret Chan  
    Director-General, World Health Organization
  • Professor Bambang Brodjonegoro, Ph.D
    Vice Minister of Finance, Republic of Indonesia
  • Mirza Adityaswara
    Senior Deputy Governor, Bank Indonesia
  • Professor David Daokui Li
    Director, Center for China in the World Economy, Tsinghua University; former member, Monetary Policy Committee, People’s Bank of China
  • Robert D. Hormats
    Vice Chairman, Kissinger Associates, Inc.; former Under Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Environmental Affairs (Obama Administration)
  • Dr. Rakesh Mohan
    Executive Director, International Monetary Fund; former Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India; Professor, Yale University
  • Dr. Jürgen Stark
    Former Member, Executive Board, European Central Bank; former Vice President, Bundesbank
  • Dr. Xu Xiaonian  
    Professor of Economics and Finance, China Europe International Business School
  • Dr. Tim Summers  
    Founder, XTEChina Consulting; former British Consul-General, Chongqing, China
  • Tony Fernandes  
    Group Chief Executive Officer, AirAsia Berhad
  • Azman Mokhtar      
    Managing Director, Khazanah Nasional Berhad
  • Tong Kooi Ong
    Executive Chairman, UPP Holdings Limited and The Edge Media Group Pte Ltd
  • Michael ByungJu Kim
    Partner, MBK Partners
  • Tang Kok-Yew
    Chairman and Managing Partner, Affinity Equity Partners
  • Roy Kuan
    Managing Partner, Asia, CVC Capital Partners
  • Steve Hsieh
    President, Lufax
  • Li Xinhe
    Founding Partner, Renrendai.com
  • Dr. Liu Shengjun
    Executive Deputy Director, China Europe International Business School, Lujiazui Institute of International Finance; Deputy Director, Shanghai Institute of Digitalization and Internet Finance
  • Li Xiaopeng
    Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, China Investment Corporation
  • Kazuo Matsunaga
    Advisor, Sompo Japan Insurance Inc.; former Vice Minister, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
  • Robert McNally
    President, Rapidan Group; former international and domestic energy adviser on the White House staff (Bush Administration)
  • Takafumi Anegawa
    Managing Executive Officer; Secretary-General, Nuclear Reform Special Task Force; Deputy Chief Nuclear Officer, Nuclear Power & Plant Siting Division, Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO)
  • Glenn Stevens
    Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia
  • Benjamin Chang
    Chief Executive Officer, LBN Advisers Ltd.
  • Franco Ngan
    CEO, Zeal Asset Management Ltd.
  • Dan Li
    Co-Head of Asian Trading, Pine River Capital Management L.P.
  • Masaaki Shirakawa
    Former Governor, Bank of Japan
  • Dr. James Bullard
    Member, US Federal Open Market Committee; President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
  • Grant Spencer
    Deputy Governor and Head of Financial Stability, Reserve Bank of New Zealand
  • Timothy D. Adams
    President and CEO, The Institute of International Finance, Inc.; former Under Secretary of State for International Affairs, US Department of the Treasury (Bush Administration)
  • Sung-Joo Kim
    Chief Visionary Officer/Chairperson, MCM Holding AG/Sungjoo Group
  • The Hon Bill English, MP
    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, New Zealand
  • Dr. Ashok Lahiri
    Indian political analyst; former Chief Economic Adviser, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance of India
  • Dr. Shawn Qu
    Chairman, President and CEO, Canadian Solar
  • Zhang Yi
    Chairman, Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Ltd.
  • Shu Hua
    Executive President, GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd.
  • Michael Klibaner
    Regional Director, Head of Research – Greater China, Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Dr. Kuskridho Ambardi
    Executive Director, Lembaga Survey Indonesia (Indonesian Survey Institute)
  • James Van Zorge
    Senior Advisor, Control Risks
  • Dr. Alex Karp
    Co-founder and CEO, Palantir Technologies
  • The Hon Andrew Robb AO, MP
    Minister for Trade and Investment, Australia
  • Sebastian Coe, CH, KBE
    Chairman, British Olympic Association; former track and field athlete; Olympic gold medal winner
  • Professor R. Nicholas Burns
    Former US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Bush Administration); former Ambassador to NATO and Greece
  • Dr. Patrick M. Cronin
    Senior Advisor and Senior Director, Asia-Pacific Security Program, Center for a New American Security
  • Christopher Granville
    Managing Director, Trusted Sources
  • Charles L. Evans
    Member, US Federal Open Market Committee; President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • David Murray AO
    Head of Australia’s inquiry into the financial system
  • Oliver Niedermaier
    Chairman and CEO, Tau Investment Management
  • Ferdinand M. dela Cruz
    Group Director, East Zone Business Operations and Corporate Strategic Affairs, Manila Water
  • Tim Harford
    Economist, journalist and broadcaster; author of “The Undercover Economist”; columnist, Financial Times

2013

  • Murilo Ferreira  
    President and Chief Executive Officer, Vale S.A.
  • Yasuhisa Shiozaki
    Deputy Chairperson, Policy Research Council, Liberal Democratic Party of Japan
  • H.E. Ali I. Al-Naimi  
    Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Peter Thiel  
    Technology entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist
  • Zhang Guanghua  
    Executive Vice President, China Merchants Bank
  • Jean-Claude Trichet
    Former President, European Central Bank; Honorary Governor, Banque de France
  • Murata Renhō
    President-elect, Democratic Party of Japan; then Member of Japan’s House of Councillors; Member of the Democratic Party of Japan
  • Laurence D. Fink
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BlackRock
  • The Honourable Bill English
    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, New Zealand
  • Jack Ma  
    Executive Chairman, Alibaba Group; then Chairman and CEO
  • Yukio Hatoyama
    Former Prime Minister of Japan
  • Chairul Tanjung
    Chairman, National Economic Committee, Republic of Indonesia; Chairman, CT Corp
  • Brian Cox OBE  
    Professor of Particle Physics, Manchester University; a leader on the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Geneva
  • The Honourable C Y Leung
    Chief Executive, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
  • Shotaro Yachi
    Special Advisor to the Cabinet, Government of Japan; Professor, Organization for Japan-US Studies, Waseda University; former Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs
  • Ren Jiantao
    Professor of Politics, School of International Studies, Renmin University of China
  • Song Guoqing  
    Member, Monetary Policy Committee, People's Bank of China; Professor, National School of Development, Peking University
  • Lorenzo Bini Smaghi  
    Former Member, Executive Board, European Central Bank; visiting Scholar, Harvard’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and at the Istituto Affari Internazionali
  • Glenn Hubbard  
    Dean, Columbia Business School; former Chairman, White House Council of Economic Advisers under George W. Bush
  • Muhamad Chatib Basri  
    Chairman, Investment Coordinating Board, Republic of Indonesia
  • Honorable Gregory L. Domingo 
    Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry, Republic of the Philippines

2012

  • Zhu Min
    Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
  • Glenn Stevens
    Governor, The Reserve Bank of Australia
  • Idris Jala  
    Minister in charge of Malaysia’s Economic Transformation Program and CEO, Pemandu
  • Austan Goolsbee  
    Former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers for the Obama Administration
  • Professor Xia Bin  
    Former Member of the People’s Bank of China’s Monetary Committee and Director of the Finance Institute of the State Council Development Research Center, Counselor of the State Council of China
  • Shinzo Abe
    Prime Minister of Japan; then former Prime Minister
  • Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei
    Former Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Egyptian opposition leader
  • Luay Jawad al-Khatteeb
    CEO and Founder, Iraq Energy Institute
  • José María Aznar
    Former President of Spain
  • Wolfgang Münchau  
    Associate Editor and European Economic Columnist, Financial Times, Co-founder and President of Eurointelligence ASBL
  • Evan Bayh
    Former Democratic Senator for Indiana
  • Grant Aldonas
    US Commerce Department's former Undersecretary for International Trade in the Bush Administration
  • Liu Mingkang  
    Former Chairman of the China Banking Regulatory Commission
  • Robert Kaplan
    Chief Geopolitical Analyst, Stratfor Global Intelligence; Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security in Washington; author of "Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and The Future of American Power", formerly on the Pentagon's Defense Policy Board
  • Paul Conway
    Vice Chairman, Cargill
  • Deepak Parekh
    Chairman, Housing Development Finance Corporation
  • Kittiratt Na-Ranong  
    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Kingdom of Thailand
  • Dr. James Bullard  
    Member of the US Federal Open Market Committee, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
  • Dr. Subir Gokarn  
    Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India
  • Norman TL Chan  
    Chief Executive, Hong Kong Monetary Authority

2011

  • Gareth Evans
    Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AO QC, Former Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Chancellor, Australian National University and President Emeritus, International Crisis Group
  • Jagdish Bhagwati
    Professor of Economics and Law at Columbia University, Senior Fellow for International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations
  • Y Venugopal Reddy
    Former Governor, Reserve Bank of India, and Emeritus Professor, University of Hyderabad
  • Andrew Garthwaite
    Global Equity Strategist, Investment Banking, Credit Suisse
  • Jonathan Wilmot
    Chief Global Strategist, Investment Banking, Credit Suisse
  • Tom Albanese
    CEO, Rio Tinto
  • Cesar Purisima
    Secretary of Finance, Philippines
  • Tidjane Thiam
    Chief Executive Officer, Credit Suisse; then Group Chief Executive, Prudential plc
  • Malcolm Gladwell
    International best-selling author of "The Tipping Point", "Blink" and "Outliers"
  • John Wood
    Founder and Board Co-Chair, Room to Read

2010

  • Kamal Nath
    Minister of Road Transport and Highways, India
  • Korn Chatikavanij
    Minister of Finance, Thailand
  • Martin Feldstein
    George F. Baker Professor of Economics, Harvard University, President Emeritus of the US National Bureau of Economic Research and member of the US President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board
  • Laura D’Andrea Tyson
    Dean, Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley and member of the US President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board
  • Dato' Sri Mohd Najib Tun Razak
    Prime Minister, Malaysia
  • John Major
    Former Prime Minister, United Kingdom and Special Advisor, Credit Suisse
  • Norman T.L. Chan
    Chief Executive, Hong Kong Monetary Authority
  • Eisuke Sakakibara
    Professor of Economics, Waseda University; Former Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs, Japan
  • Zhu Min
    Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
  • Stephen J. Dubner
    Journalist and best-selling co-author of "Freakonomics" and "SuperFreakonomics"
  • Amlan Roy
    Head of Global Demographics and Pensions Research, Investment Banking, Credit Suisse

2009

  • Douglas J. Holtz-Eakin
    Former head of the US Congressional Budget Office; former Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers
  • Joseph E. Stiglitz
    Professor, Columbia University; Nobel Prize Winner
  • Donald Tsang
    Chief Executive, Hong Kong SAR
  • Fan Gang  
    Director, National Economic Research Institute; Chairman, China Reform Foundation
  • Omkar Goswami
    Chairman, CERG Advisory; former Chief Economist, Indian Confederation of Industry
  • Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa
    Former Minister of the Economy and Finance, Italy; President, Notre Europe
  • Jiang Jianqing
    Chairman, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
  • David Mulford
    Former US Ambassador to India; Vice-Chairman International, Credit Suisse

2008

  • Tim Adams
    Managing Director, the Lindsey Group; former US Undersecretary of Treasury for International Affairs