Margareta MucibabiciPublic Affairs & Social Impact Director, UiPath
Ryan Abbott, MD, JD, MTOM, PhD, is Professor of Law and Health Sciences at the University of Surrey School of Law, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, partner at Brown, Neri, Smith & Khan, LLP, and a mediator and arbitrator with JAMS, Inc. He is the author of “The Reasonable Robot: Artificial Intelligence and the Law” published in 2020 by Cambridge University Press. He has published widely on issues associated with life sciences and intellectual property in leading legal, medical, and scientific books and journals, and his research has been featured prominently in the popular press including in The Times, the New York Times, the Financial Times, and other media outlets involving time. Professor Abbott has worked as an expert for, among others, the United Kingdom Parliament, the European Commission, the World Health Organization, and the World Intellectual Property Organization. He is a licensed physician and patent attorney in the United States, and a solicitor advocate in England and Wales. Managing Intellectual Property magazine named him as one of the fifty most influential people in intellectual property in 2019 and again in 2021.
Digital Transformation at UK Department of Health - CAPE Policy Fellow, CSaP, University of Cambridge, UK, UK Department of Health
Diane has nearly 15 years’ experience leading digital initiatives and transformation programmes in the public, private sectors, international and mission-driven organisations.
She is a Digital transformation and organisational agility expert. She is passionate about creating positive social impact through designing, implementing digital strategies, whilst developing and testing system change frameworks that foster the development of sustainable digital capability.
Diane is French and Mexican, she’s started her career as a journalist and European correspondent for the Mexican Association of Journalists. She then joined the Telecommunications industry where she led on the development of innovative digital health experiments and various multi-million pound nation-wide transformational programmes, respectively in France (SFR-Vodafone) and the UK (EE-British Telecom). She enriched her portfolio of experience by transferring her knowledge and expertise from the private sector to International Organisations (World Economic Forum) and NGOs (Ashoka Foundation, British Heart Foundation, Blockchain Climate Institute), whilst fostering public-private-academic collaborations, which she highly values and nurtures. With a similar approach to her work, drawing on academic knowledge and private sector best practices, she is now part of the Digital Strategy and Policy unit at the UK Government Department of Health, where she is responsible for advising on digital transformation and agile capability building strategies across the healthcare system.
Diane has an academic background in Law from Paris II Pantheon ASSAS, a Bachelor in Entrepreneurship (Bsc.) from the Paris Chamber of Commerce Business School, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Paris School of Graduate Management, a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
She is currently pursuing an Executive Doctorate in Public Affairs (EDPA) with the University Paris Dauphine, and was selected in April 2022 CAPE Policy Fellow with the Centre for Science and Policy at the University of Cambridge, UK.
Commissioner and Chief Administrative Officer, Pay Equity Commission, Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development
Commissioner Ward is a seasoned executive whose career has been characterized by successful collaboration across public, private and not-for-profit organizations to design and deliver inclusive economic growth strategies. Before joining the Pay Equity Commission in 2020, Commissioner Ward worked on implementing aspects of the Federal Government's "Feminist International Assistance Policy" where she increased women's participation in international trade, the labour market as well as equitable participation of men and women in their local economy. Her expertise has taken her around the world working with legislators to establish programs and legislation that support women-led micro and small enterprises. She is a Queens’s Diamond Jubilee Medalist, recognized for her work contributing to significant economic improvement in various Canadian cities. Commissioner Ward firmly believes that equity and inclusion are the foundation for sustainable economic prosperity.
Bradley Schurman is Founder and CEO of The Super Age – a global strategic research and advisory firm helping public and private organizations understand the challenges and harness the opportunities of demographic change, with a focus on population aging. The Super Age works to ensure that these subjects are considered across organizational strategies from human resources, marketing and communication, public policies, and product and service design. Schurman is also the author of the forthcoming book, The Super Age: How Longer Lifespans Are Changing Everything We Know About Work, Life and Learning, which will examine how this shift is driving social and economic change around the world. It will be published by HarperCollins. Prior to launching his company and authoring the book, Schurman was Co-Founder and Managing Partner of EconomyFour, where he led business development in Asia and Europe. He also served at AARP – the world’s largest organization dedicated to improving the lives of older people – where he was Director of Global Partnerships and Engagements. Schurman was instrumental in securing the topics of aging and longevity as focus areas at both the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and World Economic Forum (WEF). He was also responsible for visioning and executing the Aging Readiness and Competitiveness Report – a groundbreaking collaborative research project between AARP and Foreign Policy Group. Schurman has been featured on NBC's TODAY Show and quoted in the New York Times, HuffingtonPost, and USA Today, as well as in local and national media outlets around the world. He speaks regularly at thought leader forums, and has advised national governments and major businesses on their longevity strategies.
Multicultural professional with several years of experience in the design, implementation, and management of international initiatives aimed to empower diverse groups worldwide. He is an expert at creating strategic partnerships and securing collaborations efforts across sectors. As Director of NGLCC Global Division, Erasmo works with LGBT chambers of commerce worldwide to share best practices, lessons learned, and create engagement opportunities with stakeholders from the international corporate and public sector, and multilateral organizations to advance supplier diversity initiatives, create awareness for diversity and inclusion (D&I) matters, and support the growth of LGBTI-owned small and medium enterprises (SME’s).
Erasmo has also conducted qualitative research work at the Brookings Institution, one of the world's leading Think Tanks, where his portfolio focused on analyzing illegal economic activities, sociopolitical challenges, energy, and security matters throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, Middle East, East Africa, and South East Asia.
Erasmo holds a Master of Science in Business and Financial Economics from the University of Greenwich in London where he resided for a few years. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. He is originally from Lima, Peru and is fluent in English and Spanish.