• The Right Honourable TheLord Peter Hennessey

    2016-“Britains place in the world & in the aftermath of an Historical European Referendum ”

  • Former General Sir Adrian Bradshaw-Deputy Supreme Allied Commander NATO

    May 2017-“Britain-NATO Security & Russia ”

  • Admiral The Right Honourable Baron West Of Spithead

    2015- Former First Sea Lord of the Navy .Former Head of the Navy . Spoke on “Can the British Navy defend British Shores? Blood-Letting on Aircraft Carriers & Impact of Cyber Warfare ”

  • Professor Camille Parmesan-Nobel prize winner

    Oct 2018-Scientist . Speaking on Climate Change
    “Responses of Wild Plants , Animals & Humans to Man-Made Climate Change-Challenges & Solutions ”




Lord Janvrin GCB GCVO

HM Diplomatic Service
Queens Private Secretary
Deputy Chairman of HSBC Bank & now a Senior Advisor
Various other positions
“The Relevance of the Monarchy in the Digital Age”


The Rt Hon Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon GCMG KBE PC (Paddy Ashdown)

The Rt Hon Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon GCMG KBE PC (Paddy Ashdown)

Former leader of the Liberal Party.
Former High representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina
“The world is never going to be the same again and what we should do about it”

Sir Michael Burton. KCVO, CMG

Sir Michael Burton KCVO CMG, Former Director Middle East and North Africa, Foreign Office

Arabist and senior Diplomat in charge of the Middle East desk. Ambassador in various Middle East countries and senior minister in Germany on the fall of the Berlin wall .
“Arab Spring-Turbulence in the MiddleEast/Syria-what does it mean for us”


Field Marshall Baron Charles Guthrie of Cragiebank GCB LVO OBE DL

Field Marshall Baron Charles Guthrie of Cragiebank, GCB LVO OBE DL

Former Chief of Defence Staff
“Can we still defend ourselves”

William Horseley

William Horseley

Advisor Council Of Europe & UNESCO
UK Chairman : Association of European Journalist
“Europe- In or Out”


Lt Gen David Leakey . CMG CBE

Lt Gen David Leakey, CMG CBE

“Monarch and Parliament”  Black Rod speaks on a public servants role in a challenging and changing political arena.

Lord Hameed CBE DL

Lord Hameed CBE DL

“Religion in Society: from Clash to Dialogue”

Lord Blair QPM

Lord Blair QPM

“Religion in Society: from Clash to Dialogue”


Admiral The Right Honourable Baron West of Spithead. GCB DSC PC ADC Duniv

Admiral The Right Honourable Baron West of Spithead. GCB DSC PC ADC Duniv

Former First Sea Lord of the Navy
Head of Naval intelligence & Chief of Defence Intelligence in the Kosovo war
Former Commander-in-Chief Fleet, Former NATO Commander-in-Chief Atlantic . Former NATO Commander Allied Naval Forces North.
He led the UK Maritime Response to 9/11 and the Invasion of Afghanistan.
First and Principal Naval aide-de-camp to H.M. The Queen.
Led the Navy in the initial invasion of Iraq
UK’s first ever National Security and Cyber Security strategies and Strategies for Countering International Terrorism.
Privy Counsellor in 2010. Chairman of QinetiQ Defence Advisory Board .Chairman of National Security Forum
“Can The Royal Navy Defend British Shores ? ‘Blood – Letting ‘ on Aircraft Carriers & Impact of Cyber Warfare”

Jonathan Fenby CBE

Jonathan Fenby CBE

Former Editor Reuters . Former Chief Correspondent , The Economist.
“The Rise and Rise of China”


Dominic Grieve QC MP

Dominic Grieve QC MP

Former Attorney General
Present Chairman Parliamentary Intelligence and Security Committee
“Does the United Kingdom have a future and what can be done to preserve it?”

The Lord Hennessey of Nympsfield . FBA

The Lord Hennessey of Nympsfield, FBA

Hon Fellow of St Johns college, Cambridge. The London School of Economics & St Benets Hall, Oxford .
“Britains Place in the world and in the aftermath of an Historical European Referendum”


General Sir Adrian Bradshaw KCB 0BE

General Sir Adrian Bradshaw KCB 0BE

Officer of the legion of Merit (USA)
Deputy Supreme Allied Commander NATO
“Britain NATO security & Russia”

Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles KCMG LVOE

Former British Ambassador to Israel, Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan.
A distinguished Diplomat
“What the jihadis really want”


Air Chief Marshal Sir Richard Johns-rtd GCB,KCVO,CBE,FRAeS

Panel :
Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Knight – rtd
Air Chief Marshal Sir Patrick Hine – rtd
Air Marshal Sir Tom Stonor – rtd
‘British Air Power ’

Michael Fallon

Rt Hon Sir Michael Cathel Fallon KCB MP

Former Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon MP
“Responding to Russia”

LONDON – Inaugural Lecture 2016



Sir Peter Bazalgette

Sir Peter Bazalgette was the Chair of the Arts Council and the Chairman of ITV at the time . He spoke on
“Why should the Public fund the Arts?”


The Rt Hon. The Lord Judge PC

Former Lord Chief Justice of England & Wales.
President of the Courts of England & Wales
“The Rule of Law –a Judicial Point of View”



Professor Camille Parmesan

Nobel Prize Winner. Fellow of the Ecological Society of America . Conservation Achievement Award in Science, Who’s who of the United Nations Environment Program.
“Responses of wild Plants , Animals & Humans to Man Made Climate Change-Challenges& Solutions”


Neil Parish

MP for Tiverton & Honiton
“In BREXIT: What matters most?”


Dr. Alastair R Leake FRAgS MBPR CEnv

BSc in Horticultural Science and PhD in Organic and Integrated Farming Systems.
“Life Outside The Cap: A Threat Or An Opportunity For Farming?”


Caroline Drummond

MBE,Hon DSc, NSch,HonFSE,FRAgS,FIAgM,FRSA,FSB, CEnv,BSc(Hons) Agric, Chief Executive of LEAF( Linking Environment and Farming)

“Profitability & Practical Solutions for Centre StageHealthy Farming, Food , Planet & Politics ”





Malavika Rajkotia

Supreme Court Advocate and author of “Intimacy Undone. Law of Marriage, Divorce and Family in India”
“The State of the Indian Marriage and a Uniform Civil Code”


Ambassador Pavan K Verma

Writer, diplomat . Joined the Indian  Foreign Service in 1976. he has been Press secretary to the President Of India, the Spokesman of the Ministry of External Affairs. Joint secretary for Africa , High Commissioner for India in Cyprus, Director of the Nehru Centre in London, Director General of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations,New Delhi and ambassador of India to Bhutan .A writer of depth and insight he has written over a dozen bestselling books . A widely admired public speaker and television commentator . He is currently the National General Secretary and National Spokesman of the Janata Dal (United)

“The Grandeur of Hindu Philosophy , lessons for today”

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