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The Global Citizen Forum offers an exclusive opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with global leaders, industry visionaries, entrepreneurs and celebrities. Over the course of two days, participants will learn about the global challenges facing the world today and cultivate the relationships that can lead to answers.
The 2017 edition of the Global Citizen Forum brings together an exceptional list of industry leaders and global thinkers who will share their vision in presentations, panel discussions and breakout sessions. These distinguished thought leaders have decades of expertise in international development, philanthropy, economics and more.
Hon. Duško Marković
Prime Minister, Montenegro
Duško Marković is the prime minister of Montenegro. His political career began in the municipal government of Mojkovac, where he served as the secretary of the municipal assembly. He was later elected secretary general of the government of Montenegro and served as assistant minister of the interior. In 2010 he became deputy prime minister for the political system, foreign and interior policy, and the minister of justice. In 2016 he was elected prime minister.
Hon. Gaston Browne
Prime Minister, Antigua And Barbuda
Antigua And Barbuda
Gaston Browne is the prime minister of Antigua And Barbuda. He began his career at the Swiss American Banking Group, where he served as commercial banking manager. His political career began as a parliamentary representative for the constituency of St. John's City West. As a member of parliament he served as minister of planning, trade, industry, commerce and public service affairs. Browne was elected prime minister in 2014.
Mr. Robert De Niro
Actor, Producer, Director
Robert De Niro is a renowned American actor, considered one of the best of his generation. He has earned numerous awards for his highly acclaimed roles, including Academy Awards for Best Actor in Raging Bull and The Godfather: Part II. He is an outspoken political activist and proponent of the Global Citizen movement.
Mr. Armand Arton
Founder, Global Citizen Forum
President & CEO, Arton Capital
Armand Arton is a visionary entrepreneur, philanthropist and global citizen. He is the founder of Arton Capital, a leading global financial advisory firm specializing in investor programs for residence and citizenship. Arton plays a critical role in advising governments in the design and implementation of programs to attract foreign direct investment. His career began in the wealth management division of BMO Nesbitt Burns. Arton is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, a patron of Concordia, and board member of Endeavor and other business, professional and philanthropic organizations around the world.
Mr. Jacques Attali
Economist, Professor and Writer
Economist, professor, writer, Special Advisor to the President of the Republic of France from 1981 to 1991, founder and first President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London from 1991 to 1993, Jacques Attali is the co-founder of PlaNet Finance, or today, Positive Planet, and has been President since 1998. He also founded Action Against Hunger in 1980. He is the author of sixty-five books, translated into more than twenty languages with eight million copies sold around the world, including essays (on subjects ranging from mathematical economics to music), biographies, novels, children's stories and theatre plays.
Prof. Craig Barker
Craig Barker is dean of the School of Law and Social Sciences at London South Bank University as well as a member of the London Centre of International Law Practice. He is a leading expert on issues relating to diplomatic law and diplomatic immunity. Barker is a generalist public international lawyer with specific interests in jurisdiction and immunities, international criminal law, international responsibility and the relationship between international law and international relations.
Ms. Cherie Blair
Chair, Omnia Strategy
Lawyer, Women's Activist
Cherie Blair is a leading barrister specializing in arbitration, mediation, public law, human rights, employment law and European Community law. She has appeared in a number of leading cases and is a noted speaker on human rights as well as a staunch supporter of women's rights. Blair also serves as the chair of Omnia Strategy, a pioneering, international law firm that provides strategic counsel to governments, corporate and private clients. In 2008 she founded the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women.
Mr. David Goodhart
Journalist, Editor, Author of The Road to Somewhere
Author of The Road to Somewhere
David Goodhart is a journalist and editor. He founded Prospect magazine, a monthly current affairs magazine, where he served as editor until 2010. He has written for such publications as The Guardian, The Independent and The Times on a variety of subjects, including economics and immigration. He is the author of The Road to Somewhere: The Populist Revolt and the Future of Politics, an investigation into our new global politics and the growing divide therein.
Mr. Matthew Goodwin
Professor of Politics, Writer, Commentator
Matthew Goodwin is a professor of politics at the University of Kent. He has written extensively on the subjects of European politics, extremism and immigration. In 2015 he won the Paddy Power Political Book of the Year award for Revolt on the Right: Explaining Support for the Radical Right in Britain, and since 2008 has co-edited a book series on democracy and extremism. Goodwin has also participated in the UK government’s working group on anti-Muslim hatred.
Mr. Roland Iten
Inventor and creator of Mechanical Luxury
Roland Iten is the founder of the Roland Iten line of mechanical luxury accessories for men. His passion for mechanics and precision engineering has led him to produce exceptional creations. Iten transforms everyday items into mechanically functioning objects.
Ms. Noella Musunka
Model, Activist, Founder, Malaika Foundation
Noella Musunka is an international model and philanthropist. In 2007 she founded the Malaika Foundation, a nonprofit organization that aims to empower Congolese girls through education and health programs. The foundation operates a school and a football center, and participates in infrastructure projects to provide clean drinking water in rural villages.
Mr. Andrew Neil
Andrew Neil is a journalist and broadcaster. He currently presents the live political programs Sunday Politics and This Week on BBC One and Daily Politics on BBC Two. He was the editor of The Sunday Times for 11 years. Neil has extensive experience covering global politics. He is a fellow of the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA).
Ms. Julia Onslow-Cole
Partner, Head of Global Immigration at PwC
Julia Onslow-Cole is a Partner, Legal Markets Leader and Head of Global Immigration at PwC. In March 2017 Julia was appointed to the Global Leadership Team for PwC's worldwide legal practice covering all lines of service. Julia is responsible for clients and markets within the legal network and leads the largest global immigration network of its kind, with more than 1500 experts in PwC offices in over 171 countries.
Mr. Robin Sharma
Lawyer, Best Selling Author, Leadership Speaker
Robin Sharma is the celebrated author of 15 international bestselling books on leadership, including The Leader Who Had No Title. He serves as CEO of Sharma Leadership International Inc., a leadership development firm that has helped over 4 million people in 50 countries, along with clients such as Nike, FedEx, IBM, GM, Microsoft and Panasonic as well as organizations such as NASA and YPO. Sharma is a former litigation lawyer who holds two law degrees, including a Master of Laws.
Mr. Oliviero Toscani
Oliviero Toscani is a photographer best known for his provocative ads for the Italian brand Benetton. His photographs have appeared in the magazines Vogue, Elle, and Harper’s Bazaar, among many others. His current project, Razza Umana, is a sociopolitical, cultural and anthropological study of the human race that seeks to observe our peculiarities and our characteristics, and to understand our differences.
Ms. Clare Twelvetrees
Interim CEO, Cherie Blair Women's Foundation
Clare Twelvetrees is the interim CEO of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, which focuses on empowering women’s businesses in the developing world. She previously served as head of strategic planning of the Fairtrade Foundation, a nonprofit focused on empowering producers in developing countries through fair trade. She has over 10 years of experience in the area of international development, strategy and management.
The Global Citizen Forum will be of extreme interest to: Heads of State, Members of Royal Families and of the Nobility, Ambassadors and Excellencies, Diplomats and Honorary Consuls, Designers and Artists, Philanthropists, Bankers and Business Leaders and those with an interest in the benefits and opportunities of globalisation.
'Your network is your net worth' as famously laid out by Porter Gale, former Vice President of Marketing at Virgin America from 2007 to 2011. Surrounding yourself with passionate people will help you be a lot more effective.
Participate and contribute in discussions on global issues concerning residency and citizenship and help shape future policies and best practices in the presence of global leaders, industry regulators and practitioners.
You will have a chance to meet and exchange with a wealth and variety of experienced professionals, wealth and estate managers, due diligence providers, banking and finance sector specialists, immigration and citizenship planning consultants, and even celebrities.
Discover new products and services that can enrich your current portfolio and increase new client engagement and longer client retention. Turn promising contacts into promising opportunities. Learn something new by sharing something you are expert in. Join discussions and further your reach.
Learn about global migration trends, government policies, second residence and citizenship planning strategies, and how to better serve high net worth individuals.