Juan Guzman RomanaDirector Ejecutivo, Fundación Blas Valera - Peru
- Fundación Blas Valera - Peru
Steering Committee Member, Global Student Forum
Carmen got involved with the student movement in Spain for the first time in high school. Since then, she has held multiple leadership positions at local, national, continental and global level. She is the former president of the National Unions of Students in Spain, CREUP. Carmen served as the Membership Coordinator of the European Students Union and currently is a member of the Steering Committee of the Global Student Forum Steering. Carmen holds a Bachelor degree in Political Science and Public Administration from Complutense University of Madrid and Master’s degree in Political Science: Politics and Governments from Université Libre de Bruxelles. She is passionate about organisational development and the role of young people and students in shaping education policies.
University Professor, Co-director, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto, Innovation Policy Lab,
Dan Breznitz, is a University Professor and Munk Chair of Innovation Studies, in the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy with a cross-appointment in the Department of Political Science of the University of Toronto, where he is also the Co-Director of the Innovation Policy Lab. In addition, he is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research where he co-founded and co-directs the program on Innovation, Equity and the Future of Prosperity.
Professor Breznitz is known worldwide as an expert on rapid-innovation-based industries and their globalization, as well as for his pioneering research on the distributional impact of innovation policies. He has been a member of several boards, as well as serving an advisor on science, technology, and innovation policies to multinational corporations, governments, and international organizations. His work in the policy world led, in 2011, to him being awarded the GTRC 75th Anniversary Innovation Award for Public Service, Leadership, and Policy. In 2008 Breznitz was selected as a Sloan Industry Studies Fellow. Before joining the Munk School, Breznitz spent eight years in Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) as a professor in the Scheller College of Business, the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and the School of Public Policy. In an earlier life he founded and served as a CEO of a small software company. In addition to publishing numerous academic articles in multiple disciplines, opinion pieces in leading media outlets, and national and regional policy documents, he has been an award winning author of three books. His first book, Innovation and the State: Political Choice and Strategies for Growth in Israel, Taiwan, and Ireland, won the 2008 Don K. Price for best book on science and technology. His second book (co-authored with Michael Murphree) The Run of the Red Queen: Government, Innovation, Globalization, and Economic Growth in China, was chosen as the 2012 Susan Strange Best Book in International Studies by the BISA, and was featured in multiple media outlets including The Economist, the New York Times and Forbes. Breznitz’s third book, Third Globalization: Can Wealthy Nations Stay Rich? (co-edited with John Zysman), looked at the challenges and opportunities faced by Western economies in the aftermath of the financial crisis and the rapid changes in the global production system.
Director & Research Fellow, Fairwork
Mark Graham is the Director of the Fairwork Foundation. He is also the Professor of Internet Geography at the Oxford Internet Institute, a Faculty Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute, a Senior Research Fellow at Green Templeton College, a Research Affiliate in the University of Oxford’s School of Geography and the Environment, a Research Associate at the Centre for Information Technology and National Development in Africa at the University of Cape Town, and a Visiting Researcher at Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung and Technische Universität Berlin.
Mark is an economic geographer with an interest in how digital technologies and digitally-mediated practices affect economic and social inequalities. His research focuses on economic development, labour, power, participation, and representation. His recent books include The Gig Economy, Society and the Internet, and Digital Economies at Global Margins. Here you can find a full list of Marks publications.
Tatiana López is a research fellow for the Fairwork Secretariat at the Berlin Social Science Centre (WZB).
Her areas of expertise include Labour Geography, Global Value Chain Analysis and Labour Process Theory. Prior research has focused on digitalization, labour processes and transnational organizing in the global garment value chain with a regional focus on Germany and India.
Tatiana holds a diploma degree in Latin American Studies from the University of Cologne. She is also currently concluding her PhD project on “Labour Control Regime and Labour Agency in the Bangalore Export-Garment Industry” at the Institute for Social and Economic Geography at the University of Cologne.
Professor of Practice & Lead Faculty, University of Bath & Forward Institute Responsible Leadership Programme
Dr. Margaret Heffernan produced programmes for the BBC for 13 years. She then moved to the US where she spearheaded multimedia productions for Intuit, The Learning Company and Standard&Poors. She was Chief Executive of InfoMation Corporation, ZineZone Corporation and then iCast Corporation, was named one of the "Top 25" by Streaming Media magazine and one of the "Top 100 Media Executives" by The Hollywood Reporter.
The author of six books, Margaret’s third book, Willful Blindness : Why We Ignore the Obvious at our Peril was named one of the most important business books of the decade by the Financial Times. In 2015, she was awarded the Transmission Prize for A Bigger Prize: Why Competition isn’t Everything and How We Do Better, described as "meticulously researched... engagingly written... universally relevant and hard to fault." Her TED talks have been seen by over twelve million people and in 2015 TED published Beyond Measure: The Big Impact of Small Changes. Her most recent book, Uncharted: How to map the future was published in 2020.
She is a Professor of Practice at the University of Bath, Lead Faculty for the Forward Institute’s Responsible Leadership Programme and, through Merryck & Co., mentors CEOs and senior executives of major global organizations. She holds an honorary doctorate from the University of Bath and continues to write for the Financial Times and the Huffington Post.
Professor of Formal Philosophy; Director of Center for Information and Bubble Studies, University of Copenhagen
Vincent F. Hendricks is Professor of Formal Philosophy at The University of Copenhagen. He is Director of the Center for Information and Bubble Studies (CIBS) funded by the Carlsberg Foundation. Hendricks is the author of multiple books on logic, methodology, formal epistemology, attention economics, information theory and bubble studies and has been was awarded a number of prizes for his research among them The Elite Research Prize by the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, The Roskilde Festival Elite Research Prize, Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Title Award and The Rosenkjær Prize. He was Editor-in-Chief of Synthese: An International Journal for Epistemology, Methodology and Philosophy of Science between 2005-2015.
Deputy Director of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD
Director, Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, OECD
OECD Forum Programme, OECD
Project Co-ordinator, Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities, OECD
David Halabisky is a project co-ordinator in the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities. He is currently working on several projects related to entrepreneurship policy, including a multi-year project on inclusive entrepreneurship and is the main author of the Missing Entrepreneurs reports. Prior to joining the OECD, David worked for more than a decade in the Canadian Public Service where he worked on SME policy at the Federal Ministries of Industry, Finance and Labour. Mr. Halabisky has won several awards during his career, including a Best Paper Prize from the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada. He has degrees in economics from the University of British Columbia and McMaster University.
Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford
I read law at Oxford and Paris II (MA; DPhil), as well as Harvard Law School (LL.M.) Before re-joining Magdalen as a Law Fellow in 2014, I had been a Fellow at St John’s College, Oxford, and a Stipendiary Lecturer at Jesus College, Oxford. I have also held visiting teaching and/or research positions at institutions including UCL, Yale Law School, the University of Vienna, the Max Planck Institute Hamburg, Renmin Law School Beijing, and Hong Kong University.
I am Deputy Director of the Faculty’s Institute of European and Comparative Law, where I oversee our Course II (Erasmus) programme as Director of Undergraduate Exchange Programmes.
Professor Adams-Prassl’s research on algorithms at work is funded by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program (grant agreement No 947806).
Marketing Communications Manager, Searious Business
Emma Samson is British expat living in the Netherlands. She works for Searious Business – a company committed to bring plastic pollution back to zero. She is proud to join the fight against ocean plastic by spreading the word to the ears that matter.
Searious Business are game-changers in the plastics industry. A social enterprise business founded in order to prevent plastic pollution, their work involves systemic change on an international level, and accelerating brands towards circular plastic use.
CEO and Chair of the Executive Board, Randstad
Founder, The World We Want
The World We Want (WWW) is a purpose-driven global social impact enterprise launched to accelerate the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, through positive action, strategic communication, and global connections. WWW unite and galvanise change-makers, organisations, non-profits, governments, businesses, celebrities, philanthropists, and citizens to develop forward-thinking strategies to convert awareness of global issues into real, meaningful action by leveraging the power of empathy, unlocking the strength of multi-stakeholder collaborations, developing unique proprietary initiatives known as ‘Accelerators’ and applying creative storytelling, to shape policies and priorities.
In a bid to renew the momentum towards achieving the SDGs in less than a decade following the global Covid-19 pandemic, WWW launched its Humanifesto: ABCD – ACT. BUILD. CHANGE. DO., a four-pillared blueprint to inspire shape-shifting strategies, daring innovations, and purpose-led dialogue to create ‘The World We Want’. ACT, BUILD, CHANGE, DO. reflects WWW’s belief that the key to creating systemic, purposeful change lies in the power of purpose, the power of the collective, and the power of solidarity to convert our awareness of issues into real meaningful action.
Advocacy Officer, PICUM
Global Executive Director, Impact Hub
Tatiana Glad is an entrepreneur, sustainability practitioner and change strategist working across sectors and cultures with a focus on impact entrepreneurship, innovation and sustainability, and the next generation. Tatiana is Global Executive Director of Impact Hub, Board Member on the Sustainability Board University of Amsterdam, and co-founder of social enterprise Waterlution. Tatiana is Canadian, based in Amsterdam.
President, European Food Banks Federation
Executive Manager, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV)
Global Community Impact EMEA, Johnson & Johnson