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Adrian Slywotzky

Adrian J. Slywotzky, a partner of the global management consultancy Oliver Wyman, is one of the world's best-known business thinkers. Author of a string of popular, highly-regarded management books, including THE PROFIT ZONE, VALUE MIGRATION and THE UPSIDE, Slywotzky has been lauded as one of the top 50 business thinkers by The Times and one of the world's six most influential management thinkers by Industry Week. Co-author Karl Weber is one of today's most successful writers. The bestsellers he has helped develop include Scott McClellan's explosive political memoir WHAT HAPPENED and Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus's acclaimed works CREATING A WORLD WITHOUT POVERTY and BUILDING SOCIAL BUSINESS.

Alastair Dryburgh

Alastair Dryburgh is CEO of Akenhurst Consultants and a regular contributor to Management Today. After studying maths at Cambridge, he joined Ernst & Young as a trainee accountant and spent two years in Italy before joining Pearson as an internal consultant. He became commerical director of subsidiary Churchill Communications Europe and left after the company was sold to start his own business.

Andrew Zolli

Andrew Zolli directs the global innovation network PopTech, and has served as a Fellow of the National Geographic Society. His work and ideas have appeared in a wide array of media outlets, including PBS, the New York Times, National Public Radio, Vanity Fair, Fast Company, and many others. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Ann Marie Healy

Ann Marie Healy is a playwright, screenwriter and journalist. As a journalist, she has covered financial and technology news for magazines such as the Institutional Investor and Financial Technology. She lives in the Hudson River Valley, New York State.

Anthony Middleton

Anthony Middleton, Colin Maclachlan, Jason 'Foxy' Fox and Matthew 'Ollie' Ollerton make up the Directing Staff on the Channel 4 series SAS: Who Dares Wins, where they put members of the public through the rigours of a simulated SAS selection process. Together they have dozens of tours of Afghanistan, Northern Ireland, Iraq and Sierra Leone under their belts and have all served in the UK's Special Forces (SAS or SBS).

Ari Gold

Power agent Ari Gold received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University before earning his J.D./M.B.A at the University of Michigan. He is the co-founder, former Senior Partner and co-CEO of Miller/Gold Talent Agency and former owner of Terrance McQuewick Agency where he represented a long roster of A-list celebrities. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.

Bob Selden

Bob Selden is an organisational development consultant, trainer and coach. Bob survived his first managerial role in banking to eventually become a senior manager, responsible for the career development of hundreds of other managers. He lives in Australia but works internationally, and coaches on the Mobilizing People program at the International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland and the Middle Management Development program at the Australian Graduate School of Management in Sydney.

Carl Vernon

Carl Vernon is an entrepreneur, speaker and author renowned for his personal experience in overcoming anxiety after fifteen years. Since his transformation, Carl has been passionate about helping others overcome anxiety and achieve more than they thought possible by sharing life-changing habits and principles. Find more at www.carlvernon.com

Clemency Burton-Hill

Clemency Burton-Hill is one of the UK's leading arts broadcasters and writers. She is one of the presenters of BBC Radio 3 Breakfast, the Proms, and Young Musician of the Year as well as numerous other music and arts programmes on radio, television and online. A former presenter of The Culture Show and The Review Show, as a journalist she regularly contributes to the Observer, Economist, 1843 Magazine, FT Weekend, Guardian and Telegraph. She is also the classical music columnist for BBC Culture. An award-winning violinist, Clemency has performed all over the world under leading conductors. She is the co-founder of Aurora Orchestra and a patron of the music and arts education charities The Choir of London Trust and Dramatic Need.

Colin Shindler

Colin Shindler is a leading TV writer and producer. He was responsible for the series Lovejoyand Madson, as well as the film Busterand won a BAFTA for his production of A Little Princess. His first book, MANCHESTER UNITED RUINED MY LIFE, was a big bestseller and was shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year prize; and his second, FATHERS, SONS AND FOOTBALL, also hit the bestseller list. He is the author of two novels.

Deana Luchia

Deana Luchia has a Masters in Professional Writing and is a journalist who writes about parenting, pets, happiness and love. She also blogs about her various rescue dogs. She lives in London with her children and two wise canines, one of whom is Harry.@happyasharry1

Debbie Frank

Debbie Frank has been an astrologer to the stars since 1984 - long before astrology became a meme and fashionistas started matching their make up to their star sign. She is a media favourite - from her horoscope column for She magazine to writing for the Daily Mail, Sunday Express, Hello!, InStyle, Daily Mirror and Sunday Mirror. She is often called upon for her insight into the life and experience of Princess Diana, who was both a client and friend for a decade. Reading Prince Harry's star chart when he was just a boy of six, Debbie foresaw an American future for him: but neither she nor his mother predicted it was love rather than travelling adventures that lay ahead. Debbie regularly travels across the world from her London home to work with her clients and give talks about the 'healing tool' of astrology. Find your horoscopes for the week, month and year ahead - as well as the inside scoop on celebrity zodiac sign news, life-enhancing people, and places - at debbiefrank.co.uk.

Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato is one of the most successful pop stars in the world and has released 5 albums. Her most recent album Confident has been nominated for a Grammy Award. She was the star of the record-breaking Camp Rock franchise as well as Sonny with a Chance. Outside of the entertainment industry, Demi is involved with several social and environmental causes. She started The Lovato Treatment Scholarship Program in 2013 and also serves as an official Ambassador for We Day as well as Free the Children.

Dominic Littlewood

Dominic Littlewood spent 15 years in car sales and made his first TV appearance on Channel 4's Faking It, where he taught a vicar how to be a second-hand car dealer in just one month. He has presented BBC 2's Wrong Car Right Car, BBC1's To Buy or Not to Buy and BBC2's How I Made My Property Fortune. In 2006 he began presenting Don't Get Done, Get Dom, in which he resolves consumer and bureaucratic nightmares. Dominic is also a reporter on The One Show, contributes to Top Gear magazine, and has written pieces for the motoring section of the Daily Telegraph. Most recently he competed on BB1's Strictly Come Dancing.

Duncan Bannatyne

Duncan is one of Britian's most recognisable entrepreneurs, as well as being a philanthropist and best-selling author. His business interests include health clubs, hotels, media, TV, stage schools, property and transport. Duncan is a UNICEF ambassador and has an OBE for his charity work. According to The Sunday Times Rich List 2011, Duncan is worth an estimated £430 million.

Emma De Vita

Emma De Vita is features editor on Management Today. During her years on the magazine, she has spent time in jail, watching catwalk shows and travelling to Sao Paolo, New York and Mumbai all in the name of business journalism, for which she has won a number of awards. Her articles have also appeared in the Sunday Times, the Guardian and the Financial Times.

Fergus O'connell

Fergus O'Connell is one of the world's leading authorities on project management and getting things done in the shortest time possible. The Sunday Business Post described him as having 'more strings to his bow than a Stradivarius'. In 1992, Fergus founded ETP (www.etpint.com), which is now one of the world's leading programme and project management companies. His 'Ten Steps' model was used to plan and execute the Special Olympics World Games in 2003. Fergus has taught project management in Europe, North America, South America, the Far East and Australia.

Gene Stone

Gene Stone is the author or co-author of over thirty books, including The Secrets of People Who Never Get Sick and the No.1 New York Times bestseller Forks Over Knives.

Hank Paulson

Henry M. Paulson, Jr., served as CEO of Goldman Sachs (1999-2006), 74th secretary of the U.S. Treasury (2006-2009), and chairman of the Nature Conservancy (2004-2006). He has sat across the bargaining table from countless Chinese politicians and CEOs as a banker, a statesman, and an environmentalist. Since leaving Washington, the former Treasury secretary has worked on bridging the gap between the U.S. and China through the Paulson Institute, which he describes not as a think tank but as a "think and do" tank.

Jack Welch

Jack Welch was born in 1935 in Peabody, Massachusetts, the son of a Boston & Maine train conductor. He joined the General Electric Co in 1960 and was CEO of the company from 1981 to 2001.