EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, The Huffington Post
Arianna Huffington is a Greek-American author, syndicated columnist, and businesswoman. Huffington was the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, which is now owned by AOL.
Justin Matthew King, CBE is a British businessman, who served as the CEO of J Sainsbury plc, parent company of the supermarket chain Sainsbury’s, for 10 years before stepping down in July 2014.
Philippa Charlotte Matthews is an English socialite, author, and columnist. The younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, she began receiving media attention with her appearance as the maid of honour at her sister’s wedding to Prince William.
CEO, Portas Agency
Mary Portas is an English retail consultant and broadcaster, known for her retail- and business-related television shows, founding her creative agency Portas and her appointment by David Cameron, to lead a revival into the British High Street.
Ruby Wax, OBE is an American actress, mental health campaigner, lecturer, and author who holds both American and British citizenship and who has resided in the United Kingdom since the 1970s.
POLITICIAN, British Labour Party
Edward Samuel Miliband is a British politician who was Leader of the Labour Party as well as Leader of the Opposition between 2010 and 2015.
POLITICAL AIDE & AUTHOR, British Labour Party
Alastair John Campbell is a British journalist, broadcaster, political aide and author, best known for his work as Tony Blair’s spokesman and campaign director (1994–1997), followed by Downing Street Press Secretary (1997–2000). He continues to act as a consultant strategist and as an ambassador for Time To Change and other mental health charities.
MEDIA CORRESPONDENT, BBC
Torin Douglas served for 24 years as the BBC’s media correspondent – and 40 years reporting and analysing media issues for the press and broadcasters. He now speaks, writes and chairs events for a range of media, arts and academic organisations.
Michelle Georgina Mone, Baroness Mone, OBE is a Scottish entrepreneur, global speaker, designer, innovator and parliamentarian. Through MJM International, she founded the lingerie company Ultimo, She sold 100% of Ultimo in 2014.
TELEVISION PRESENTER, BBC
Kirsteen Anne “Kirsty” Wark FRSE is a British journalist and television presenter, best known for fronting BBC Two’s news and current affairs programme Newsnight since 1993, and its weekly arts spin-off Newsnight Review from 2002 to 2014.