Antoinette Oglethorpe

Antoinette Oglethorpe specialises in helping business leaders and professionals take control of their careers and realise their ambitions.

Amy Chyan

Canadian girl in NYC, transitioning from television production to multimedia journalist.

Alissa Finerman

Alissa Finerman is an Executive Coach and Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, speaker and author of

Andrianes Pinantoan

Andrianes Pinantoan is a staff member at Open Colleges, an accredited provider of TAFE courses equivalent training. When not working, he can be found exploring the seabed with a camera in hand.

Alia Orane

Ali Orane, entrepreneur at the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship, Caribbean.


We build networks of pattern-changing social innovators and select high-impact entrepreneurs, who creatively solve some of the world’s biggest social challenges, to become Ashoka Fellows.

Angela Lussier

Angela Lussier is an award-winning professional speaker, three-time author, two-time TEDx presenter, and trainer.

Alison Coleman

Alison Coleman is a freelance business journalist with a special interest in entrepreneurs and business start-ups, sustainable business and social responsibility.

Aamir Jiwa

Aamir Jiwa is the marketing manager for Print Express. In his spare time he is a keen cook and enjoys photography.

Andy Welch

Andy Welch has been a music journalist for 10 years, writing for the Press Association, NME and various other newspapers and magazines. He really, really likes Spiritualized.

Arye Kohavi

Arye Kohavi is the Founder, Chairman & Co-CEO at Water-Gen. In his past Arye has been the Founder & Chairman of Composita, a novel E-learning software developer.

Andrew Batey

Andrew Batey is a graduate, with honors, of Trinity Western University’s MBA Management of a Growing Enterprise program.

Al Jameson

Al Jameson is a small business owner based in Hampshire UK. Al has been working in the plumbing and engineering industry since 2007.

Anastasia Haralabidou

A research analyst, with a PhD in FDI strategy and planning in transition economies.

Amiad Soto

Amiad Soto is the CEO and co-founder of Guesty. He loves travelling and extreme sports and working on cool ideas.

Alexa Clay

Alexa is a leading expert on subculture and innovation from unlikely places.

Andrew Youngs

First and foremost I am a global citizen. After that I am a technology professional and presently I am in university.

Alex Limia Dieguez

Alex is a freelance writer and editor who has worked for big charities, small marketing teams, lots of magazines, and the NHS.

Andy Caddy

Andy Caddy

Andy has been in IT for over 20 years, working for leading companies such as Argos, Royal Bank of Scotland, Cable & Wireless and easyJet.

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Andrew Hunt

Andrew started his career in the advertising industry, developing and launching consumer brands for companies such as Pfizer and Heinz, before going through a radical life change that saw him move

Amy Monkman

PR and Communications Manager for DS Virgin Racing, storyteller, writer, occasional creative thinker and passionate linguist. 

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Agamemnon Otero MBE

Agamemnon is experienced in providing finance solutions for the energy sector including business development, management and operations.

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Anna Jones

I'm lucky enough to be heading up all of Virgin Unite's work in the entrepreneurship space. My career is basically a portfolio of entrepreneurship and geek.

Alexey Sapozhnikov

Alexey Sapozhnikov is the Co-Founder and CTO of prooV, a platform that streamlines and automates the Proof of Concept (PoC) process.

Alex Kehr

Alex Kehr is the founder of the marketing agency Wander and author of the book

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Annah Stretton

Founder and CEO of the Stretton Fashion Group, Annah Stretton is highly regarded as a successful entrepreneur, philanthropist, author and sought after public speaker.

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Adam Klauber

Adam Klauber develops projects to accelerate aviation carbon reduction at the Carbon War Room.

Alice Olins & Phanella Mayall Fine

Phanella Mayall Fine. Phanella coaches and trains 100s of women every year to progress their careers, working globally with some of the world’s largest companies.

Amy Guttman

Amy Guttman is a London-based multi-media journalist and broadcaster travelling the world to tell stories about ecosystems in emerging and established markets, st

Ana Andres del Valle

Dr Andrés del Valle is a telecom engineer, computer scientist and business innovator.

Antony Woodcock

Antony Woodcock is founder of gig, which was named and designed for the ‘gig economy’.

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Andrew Youn

Andrew Youn started One Acre Fund in 2006. Andrew graduated from Yale magna cum laude, is a former management consultant, and received his MBA from Kellogg School of Management.

Alex Bard

Alex Bard is CEO of Campaign Monitor, the leading provider of simple and elegant email marketing software for business.

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Andreas Ambarchian

Andreas is a freelance writer from England. Keen to cover as many topics as he can, he writes about everything from travel to sports and sustainability to innovation.

Ansel Liu

Ansel Liu is the co-founder and managing director of Nomad, a platform and app designed to help people find their perfect coworking space.

Anil Gupta

Anil, is an electrifying catalyst for profound change who has devoted his life to helping people rise out of pain and blockage into overflowing abundance, happiness and fulfilment.

Aidan Rushby

Aidan is a serial entrepreneur and innovator in the PropTech industry, having worked in the rental industry for over a decade.

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Alexandra Morton

Alexandra Morton is an independent biologist who has worked to protect wild salmon from the impact of salmon farming for 30 years.  She has been profiled by the New York Times and 60 Minutes.&

Anisa Kamadoli Costa

Anisa Kamadoli Costa, Chief Sustainability Officer, Tiffany & Co and Chairman and President of The Tiffany & Co. Foundation

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Anna Gowdridge

For the last three years Anna has worked on developing and driving the 100% Human at Work initiative and expanding the global network.

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Ashlan & Philippe Cousteau

Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau are adventurers, environmental advocates and storytellers.  As television hosts, producers and authors they seek to inspire people to explore and protect our

Anna Tsyupko

Anna is the CEO of fintech firm Paybase - an end-to-end payments platform for businesses of all sizes.

Amanda Lewan

Amanda Lewan is an entrepreneur and writer from Detroit. She is Co-Founder and CEO of Bamboo Detroit. 

Ankur Jain

Ankur Jain is the founder of Kairos, an organization that builds and funds companies to tackle our world's biggest challenges.

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ALEX AND ANI creates meaningful, eco-conscious jewelry and accessories to positively empower and connect humanity. Carolyn Rafaelian, Founder, CEO, and Chief Creative Officer designs each piece.

Amika George

Amika is 18. She started #FreePeriods after learning that some girls are missing school because they can’t afford menstrual products.

Alex Smilansky

Alex is the co-founder and CEO of Mayku - the London based start-up on a mission to give people the power of Making. Alex's background is in design, technology and business.

Better Chances, Mental Health, Salary Finance

Asesh Sarkar

Asesh Sarkar is an entrepreneur working at the intersection of social impact, financial technology (FinTech) and employee benefits.

Anna Turns

Anna Turns

Anna Turns is a freelance journalist specialising in sustainability, eco-living and the marine environment for national publications including the Guardian and Telegraph Travel.


Blake Mycoskie

Blake Mycoskie, founder and chief shoe giver of the One for One® company, TOMS.  

Beth Moses

Ms. Beth Moses is an aerospace engineer, formerly with NASA and now with Virgin Galactic.  At NASA, Ms.

Barry E. James

Barry is a thought-leader, champion of entrepreneurs and innovators and among the world's most respected champions of Crowdfunding.

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Brad Soule

Brad Soule is Senior Fisheries Analyst at Eyes on the Seas, operating through the Ocean Sustainability Business Unit at the Satellite Applications Catapult, an independent innovation and techn

Bee Orsini

Passionate about working with educators to activate youth potential / Real world, lived experiences bringing lessons to life.

Ben Nickel-D'Andrea

Ben is a luxury travel writer, an immigrant and a husband with a background in linguistics and languages, who travels the world for the love of it

Belinda Goodman

Belinda Goodman

Belinda Goodman works with Virgin Unite on the 100% Human at Work Initiative.

Ben Towers

Ben Towers is one of ‘the most influential entrepreneurs on the planet’ whilst still only being 19 years old.

Billy Bones

Billy Bones is the founder of Booking Agent Info, which is a celebrity contact database that provides businesses with the contact info for the

Belinda Waymouth

Belinda Waymouth is an environmental science writer and marine conservation advocate. She began her career as a broadcast journalist for Radio New Zealand, going on to work in print journ

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Betsy Flor

Betsy & Ben Flor are the co-founders of Lustir


Claire Rollins

I spend my time drinking tea, wishing I was Rihanna and tweeting about everything else in between.

C L Haden

Online business writer, with a passion for countryside living, crumpets and creative communication.

Chuck Russell

Born in Central Pennsylvania, Chuck Russell is a serial entrepreneur with operational and product development expertise focusing on Enterprise Business Intelligence, Knowledge Management and Enterp

Carla Stent

Carla Stent serves as NED for Christian Aid and the Young Women’s Trust (Deputy Chair). Carla also serves as chairwoman of several start-up companies.

Charlotte Goodman

Charlotte Goodman is the Business Innovation Director at Virgin Unite, for the last 5 years she has worked with Virgin businesses globally to develop strategies that will deliver on the purpose of

Charles Best

Charles Best leads DonorsChoose.org, a nonprofit organization that provides a simple way to address educational inequity.

Carl Thomas

Carl is a Chartered Architect and Founder of miPic.co, a new social app platform that enables mobile artists and photographers to share their images and sell phys

Clare Williamson

I've been involved with Oxfam as a festival volunteer since 1995, clocking up about 40 festivals with them over the years.

Chris Mandle

Chris Mandle writes about pop culture and entertainment for titles including Esquire, Dazed & Confused and The Mirror

Chris Boyce

Chris Boyce brings more than 20 years of consumer loyalty, enterprise and consumer software experience to Virgin Pulse, where he serves as CEO.

Chris Green

Chris Green is a Designer in Residence at the Design Museum, whose work forges new relationships between people, technology and the city.

Chris Thorpe

Chris Thorpe is a technologist, digital strategist, father, husband and former research scientist.

Charlotte Sundåker

Charlotte Sundåker is Acting CEO at Hyper Island, the international creative business school renowned for digital innovation and change management. Today, Charlotte's top priority is to lead H

Craig Downs

Craig Downs is the Executive Director at Haereticus Environmental Laboratories

Content Writer

UK based content writer for print, web and internal communications departments. Qualified yoga teacher and project manager for gutsy content marketing agency.

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Cally Gedge

Co-Founder and trustee of the Dental Mavericks


Care2 and The Petition Site was founded in 1998 with a simple mission: to help make the world a better place.

Cordell Williams-Graham

Mrs. Cordell Williams- Graham is CEO of Transformational Life Solutions and an official Branson Centre entrepreneur with the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship Caribbean.

Claire Reed

Claire Reed

Claire Reed is the founder of Reel Gardening and a Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship South Africa entrepreneur. 

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Chloe Harvey

As the Programmes Manager at The Reef-World Foundation, Chloe Harvey has been working on Green Fins international development since 2008 and is considered a leading expert on sustainable divin

Cordy Griffiths

Cordy Griffiths is European Managing Director of Ballou PR, a tech PR agency with offices in London, Paris and Berlin.

Carolyn Spencer

Carolyn is a Marketing Manager at Amazon. She drives innovation through pairing market research and customer interaction with data-driven insights.

Charles with his brother John, five years older than him, and also battling with HD.

Charles Sabine

Charles was an Emmy Award winning news producer/correspondent for NBC News for 26 years.

Colin Sprake

Colin H.A. Sprake

A South African native and serial entrepreneur with decades of experience building multiple million dollar businesses globally in various industries and economies, Colin founded Make Your Mark Trai

Caroline Casey

Caroline Casey is an award-winning social entrepreneur, Ashoka Fellow, and founder of business inclusion company, Binc.

Chris Bianchi

Chris Bianchi is the founder of CB Entertainment.

Carson Kropfl

Carson Kropfl is the inventor of the Locker Board skateboard.

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Carter Ries

Carter is now 16 and has been running the nonprofit One More Generation with his sister Olivia since 2009.

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Carina McKeown

Carina connects the Unite Community of brilliant change-makers, frontline leaders and supporters to one another and Virgin Unite.

Cheryl Davies

Cheryl Davies is a director at Cycle Solutions, an independent Cycle To Work scheme provider which takes on the administrative burden

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Chelsea Briganti and Leigh Ann Tucker

Chelsea Briganti and Leigh Ann Tucker are co-founders of LOLIWARE, which was founded in 2014 with the mission of transforming the tableware and packaging industries with hyper-compostable products.

Ocean Unite, Chip Cunliffe

Chip Cunliffe

Chip manages XL Catlin’s Ocean Risk Initiative which works to promote both research and understanding of the implications of ocean change on the future risk landscape. 

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Carson Kropfl

At age 11, Locker Board Founder, Carson Kropfl, developed the first non-folding skateboard on the market to fit inside a backpack.

Chris Lamontagne

Chris is a data driven, entrepreneurial leader with a breadth of start-up knowledge in high growth environments.

Clare Bailey

Clare Bailey is a Training Manager at the Bransons Centre of Entrepreneruship. 

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Cara Holland

I’ve spent over 20 years working visually to help people communicate, connect and clarify more effectively.

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Charlie Fraser

Charlie Fraser is a director at The Entrepreneurial Refugee Network (TERN), an organisation that works to support refugees in becoming self-sufficient through their own enterprises. By as

Christopher Burghardt

Christopher Burghardt

Christopher Burghardt is ChargePoint's Managing Director for Europe, responsible for leading all aspects of the company's European business and policy efforts in the region.

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Chris Hall

Chris Hall - Captain

Flight Operations

Virgin Atlantic Airways 


Dan Alland

Dan Alland was once drummer for the now defunct death metal outfit, Chaos Blood. He now does studio sessions and live gigs for anyone who will hire him.

David Bakke

David Bakke is an entrepreneur working primarily online, and writes about small business and money management topics on the popular blog, Money Crashe

David Addison

David Addison

David Addison works at Virgin where he manages the Virgin Earth Challenge, works with colleagues on some of Virgin’s People and Planet activities, such as Virgin StartUp and the Virgin Racing Formu

David Whitley

David Whitley is a freelance travel journalist who works for publications as far afield as Australia, the UAE and Canada.

Donald Strachan

Donald Strachan is a travel and technology journalist, as well as a guidebook writer who has written several guides to Italy. For more see www.donaldstrachan.com.

Darren Westlake

Darren Westlake was recently named on the Britain’s Top500 Most Influential People by Debrett’s in The Sunday Times.

David Tait

David Tait helped write the business plan for what was to become Virgin Atlantic Airways and in 1984 was one of the first people Richard hired to turn the plan into a reality.

Derek Ransom

Derek Ransom is CFO of Virgin Pulse. Part of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, Virgin Pulse replenishes employees with tools that help them build habits that matter.

David Hurst

David Hurst is a freelance writer who has written for British and international newspapers and magazines.

David Liu

David Liu is Chief Operating Officer of Knewton, the pioneer and leader in adaptive learning technology and educational analytics.

Dale Nirvani Pfeifer

Dale Nirvani Pfeifer is on a mission to create a payments pathway that is the global force for good.

David Crane

David Crane

David was the President and CEO of NRG from 2003 – 2015 and is a B Team Leader.

Ocean Unite, Doug Woodring

Doug Woodring

Ocean Recovery Alliance brings together new ways of thinking, technologies, creativity and collaborations in order to help to improve our ocean environment.  It announced two projects with the

Dustin Benton

Dustin Benton

Green Alliance is a charity and independent think tank focused on ambitious leadership for the environment.

Daisy Noble

Daisy graduated from University of Bristol in 2010 with a BSc in Psychology.

Dan Laffoley

Dan Laffoley

Prof Dan Laffoley is Marine Vice Chair of the World Commission on Protected Areas at the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

David Lang

David Lang is the co-founder of OpenROV and OpenExplorer, as well as the author of Zero to Maker.

Douglas Lloyd

Douglas Lloyd, CEO and co-founder of Azoomee, the online platform for primary school children.

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Dr Fay Clark

Bristol Zoological Society is a conservation and education charity, which runs and operates two UK Zoos: Bristol Zoo Gardens and the Wild Place Project.

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Doug Abrams

Doug is the Founder & President of Idea Architects.

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Dominique Maingot

Dominique Maingot is a Project Officer with the SDSN Youth Solutions Initiative and analyst for the Youth Solutions Report showcasing 50 youth-led projects working to solve some of the world's toug

Daniel Kroening

Daniel Kroening is CEO of Diffblue, a world leader in AI that understands code, and professor of Computer Science at University of Oxford, UK.

Daniel Watson

Dan is the founder of SafetyNet Technologies (@SNTechUK). He has helped robots dance, designed new services in the space industry and is still working to make commercial fishing more sustainable.

Duncan Copeland

Duncan Copeland

Duncan Copeland is Chief Analyst and Eleanor Partridge is an Analyst with Trygg Mat Tracking. TMT is a not-for-profit entity registered in Norway.

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David Grayson

David Grayson CBE is professor of Corporate Responsibility at Cranfield School of Management, and chairman of the national charity Carers UK.

Darryl Cooke

Darryl Cooke is co-founder of gunnercooke, a UK-based new model law firm. Established in 2010, it provides corporate and commercial legal services to businesses, banks and investors.

Debbie Bell

Debbie Bell

Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship - British Virgin Islands Manager

Dune Ives

Dune Ives is the Executive Director of Lonely Whale where she designs and leads change-making ocean conservation initiatives to address key drivers of environmental degradation and species decline.

Doreen Wang

Doreen  Wang,  Global  Head  of  BrandZ,  Kantar  Millward  Brown.

Davinia Cogan

Davinia Cogan

Davinia Cogan is the Programme Manager of Crowd Power at Energy 4 Impact (E4I) and a Research Affiliate of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School.

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Diana Alsindy

Diana Alsindy is a space enthusiast who likes to build, fire and integrate rocket engines into spacecrafts.

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Dr Kate Stone

Kate has spent the last decade on a journey of discovery from the world of science to creative design.  Kate and here team at Novalia have developed a new technology platform with which they c


Danielle Ford

Danielle has been with EBF for over five years and has spent two living in Morocco to work directly on developing the programmes.