TEDxOxford 2016 Speaker Meredith Leston


Meredith Leston Meredith is a finalist studying Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford. She works as a mental health advocate, campaigning to end stigma surrounding mental health issues and to bring education on these matters to school and university students. She founded the campaign ‘Meeting of Minds.’ As a …

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TEDxOxford 2016 Speaker James Humberstone

James Humberstone

James Humberstone As a composer, technologist and teacher, James Humberstone believes that music education can lead all education through the challenges of the 21st century. After all, there is no more experiential, creative, child-centred subject than music – or so he claims. A trained ‘classical’ composer, James migrated to Sydney, …

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TEDxOxford 2016 Speaker Neil Ashton

Neil Ashton

Neil Ashton  Dr Ashton is a visiting research fellow at the University of Oxford’s e-Research Centre. An ex-F1 engineer, his work now focuses on how major car manufacturers, aerospace companies and even surgeons can use simulation tools to better understand turbulence and bring about new innovative designs. He has given …

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TEDxOxford 2016 Speaker Ewan Morrison

Ewan Morrison

Ewan Morrison Ewan is a highly acclaimed experiential writer. Described as the ‘most fluent and intelligent Scottish writer of his generation’ by the Guardian’s Stuart Kelly. Screenwriter, author and director, Ewan is the recipient of a Royal Television Society Award and the Scottish Book of the Year Fiction prize.

TEDxOxford 2016 Speaker Floyd Woodrow

Floyd Woodrow

Floyd Woodrow Floyd is an acclaimed businessman and motivational speaker. Floyd specialises in coaching performance leadership to athletes, CEOs, governments, educational institutes, and public sector workers. Aged 22, Floyd was one of the youngest soldiers in history to be enrolled in the SAS. Whilst in the SAS, Floyd also studied …

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TEDxOxford 2016 Speaker Dr Nezam Afdhal

Dr Nezam Afdhal

Dr Nezam Afdhal Nezam H. Afdhal, MD, is Chief of Hepatology and director of the Liver Centre at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre, Boston. He is also Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr Afdhal is a leading expert on complications of liver disease and has pioneered treatment of hepatitis.

TEDxOxford 2016 Speaker Alyea Pierce

Alyea Pierce

Alyea Pierce. (Student Speaker Winner)  Alyea is an author, poet, and playwright, who is a “real nice cook up” of the WestIndies. Pierce’s work has been featured on the stages of the Apollo Theatre and Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theatre in New York, as well as various TEDx events, and universities …

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TEDxOxford 2016 Speaker Lauren Book

Lauren Book

Lauren Book  Book, M.S. Ed, is an internationally respected and renowned child advocate, former classroom teacher and best-selling author. Lauren is also one of 42 million survivors of child sexual abuse living in the U.S. today. Armed with the knowledge that 95 percent of child sexual abuse is preventable through …

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TEDxOxford 2016 Speaker Sangu Delle

Sangu Delle

Sangu Delle Sangu is an entrepreneur, author, clean water activist, Soros Fellow and TEDGlobal Fellow. He is the founder and CEO of Golden Palm Investments (GPI); an investment holding and advisory company focused on building world class companies in Africa. GPI funds start-ups that can have social impact and can …

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