BAN KI-MOON: Secretary-General of the United Nations (2007-2016); President & Chair, Global Green Growth Institute; Founder, Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens

"The program was fantastic!...SG Ban [was a] highlight. We really appreciate your help with securing [him]... I look forward to working with you on the next one!"


"Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth – these are one and the same fight."

- Secretary General Ban Ki-moon
- In-demand for his eye-opening global perspective, shrewd insights, and leadership on issues from global security to climate change, Ban is set to address 2,500 attendees at Deutsche Bank's dbAccess Asia Conference, AquaVision's World Aquaculture Business Conference, and The International Economic Forum of the Americas.

- Recently made headlines for his compelling talks at Brown University and Boston University, urging for partnerships and innovative solutions to address global sustainable development.   

Recently elected the Chair and President of the Global Green Growth Institute, Ban Ki-moon delivered an informative interview to The Guardian on the future of the Paris climate efforts. 
JULIA GILLARD27th Prime Minister of Australia (2010-2013); Chair, The Global Partnership for Education to bring quality education to every child around the world

"Our sincere thanks to you for speaking at the TFWA Asia Pacific Conference in Singapore... We are delighted that you were able to find time in your schedule to address us, and found your address extremely interesting and relevant to our theme. Thank you for helping make our event a great success! "

-Tax-Free World Association


"Yes, she was fantastic and wonderfully well received!... She was great to work with. I have absolutely zero criticism (constructive or otherwise) to provide, and that’s a rare thing. The bar is very high here at The Richmond Forum, and she just sailed right over with ease. If I could book her five times for next season, I would... Great, great, great!"

-The Richmond Forum

- Gillard was such a smash hit at the recent International Simmons Leadership Conference in Geneva, where she was hailed as a "tremendous success," she's already been sought-out for the 2019 Simmons Leadership Conference in Boston. 

- A powerful and vocal leader in advancing the global women's agenda, Gillard penned a widely-shared op-ed for Marie Claire "This International Women's Day: Don't Get Mad, Get Elected," and another for The Guardian

-As Australia's Prime Minister, Gillard commissioned the Asian Century White Paper—a landmark strategic framework for navigating "the Asian Century" that shaped global policy.
EHUD BARAKPrime Minister of Israel (1999-2001); Minister of Defense of Israel (1999-2001) and (2007-2012); Member, Board of Directors, CIFC Asset Management

"Your insights into globalization and the changing state of the world were fascinating, and certainly thought-provoking for the leaders of the global Johnson enterprises."

- S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.

"The program went very well. The speaker [PM Ehud Barak] brought up the history, the failures of previous agreements, and what future agreements should look like. Overall, this program was wonderful. I learned so much about the peace process negotiations and what the sides actually wanted. I and the other directors are extremely thankful..."

-Texas A&M

"Here it is, almost a month after our event with Prime Minister Ehud Barak, and we are STILL accepting compliments and accolades for an absolutely first-rate event. Our Council's 52nd Anniversary Dinner was a huge success, attributable completely to our special guest and speaker, Prime Minister Ehud Barak.... Mr. Barak was completely on the mark. He is a lucid, graceful speaker with an engaging sense of humor. And he did not skirt the difficult issues facing Israel and other Middle Eastern countries..."

-World Affairs Council of Western Michigan

FELIPE CALDERONPresident of Mexico (2006-2012); Chair, The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate; Statesman of the Year, World Economic Forum

"President Calderon did a fantastic job presenting at our Seminar. He was exceptionally open and honest - participants loved him."

- Accenture

"President Calderon was truly magnificent. His speech was outstanding, excessively inspiring and very relevant to Egypt. The feedback I keep receiving is extremely positive."

-American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt

MAX BAUCUSU.S. Ambassador to the People's Republic of China (2014-2017); U.S. Senator (D-MT) (1978-2013); Chair, Senate Finance Committee (2007-2014)
"We hired Sen Baucus for an event which focused on the China-US economic corridors today and current implications for the future cooperation. He provided a very insightful view about the current and future relations between the 2 countries. Our clients and staff really appreciated his unique perspective. Sen Baucus was a great keynote speaker for our event. Thank you for your recommendation."

- Major Multinational Bank

"For more than two decades Max Baucus has worked to deepen the relationship between the United States and China.  The economic agreements he helped forge have created millions of American jobs and added billions of dollars to our economy..."
With a staffing shakeup at the State Department, doubt cast over international trade agreements, and unprecedented global security threats, audiences are eager to learn what can we expect from the near- and long-term geopolitical outlook.These global leaders and experts decode today's top issues, so we can better prepare for tomorrow's reality.