Richard Newman

Richard Newman is an award-winning expert in Leadership Communication and Storytelling. He began his research in 1995, living and teaching English in a Tibetan monastery in India. He then studied professional acting in London for three years before founding Body Talk in 2000. Since the early days of working with the McLaren Formula 1 Team … Continued

Niklas Keller

Niklas Keller helps people to make better decision. How? Through augmented intelligence, smart design of decision environments and training in core decision competences. As cognitive scientist and organisational psychologist, his research focuses on the development of simple and robust decision aids for use in situations characterized by time pressure, stress and high stake (military, police, … Continued

Johanna Schäfer

Johanna Schäfer is founder and CEO of BonnLAB which is a city lab for the citizens of Bonn, Germany. BonnLAB is multifunctional – it is a public living room, an office for urban development & participation, a coworking space, a social innovation point, an event location and the headquarter of the NGO PROJECTSbonn. The organizations … Continued

Miriam Staley

Miriam Staley is the CEO and Founder of Leading Minds Worldwide, a company centred on the impact that well-crafted and superbly delivered messages can have. As a professional public speaker, presenter and coach, she knows what it takes to get a message across. At UFGC, Miriam will assist speakers and Young Leaders to explore new ways to maximize the impact of formal and informal … Continued

Jeni Cross

Jeni Cross is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, USA. She is a community sociologist and interdisciplinary researcher, working with community partners on applied social change projects. These range from improving health and wellbeing in the built environment, to reducing … Continued