TEDxOxford 2016 Speaker Jonny Geller

Jonny Geller Jonny is Joint CEO of Curtis Brown, the largest and oldest literary and talent agency in the UK. He joined the agency in 1993 as an assistant after training as an actor. Jonny represents a wide range of bestselling and award winning writers, from authors of first class …

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TEDxOxford 2016 Speaker Jennifer Cassidy

Jennifer Cassidy Jennifer Cassidy is an Irish author, diplomatic consultant, and international development specialist. She has served as a political attaché to Ireland’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations (New York), the European External Action Service to the Kingdom of Cambodia, and Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade during …

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TEDxOxford 2016 Speaker Theodore Zeldin (CBE)

Theodore Zeldin (CBE) Theodore Zeldin’s books, translated into 26 languages, include A History of French Passions, An Intimate History of Humanity, and The Hidden Pleasures of Life. After a lifetime teaching and researching at Oxford University, he is now President of the Oxford Muse Foundation, renowned for its international Conversation Dinners and experiments to …

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TEDxOxford 2016 – First Four Speakers Announced!

In one week’s time, tickets for TEDxOxford 2016 will be available to buy. To celebrate this, we’re releasing the names of four of the speakers at the 2016 conference. Joining us at the New Theatre, Oxford, on 28th February are the following four inspiring and acclaimed individuals. All are ready …

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TEDxOxford 2015 Speaker Professor Armand Leroi

Professor Armand Leroi is a renowned evolutionary developmental biologist, author and broadcaster based at Imperial College, London. His main field of research involves investigating how our developmental processes work – for example, how do our arms, eyes, kidneys, brains and other organs form from just a few cells? And why …

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TEDxOxford 2015 Speaker Ben Power

Our TEDx Conference will also include a talk by Ben Power, a renowned dramaturg and playwright. Since 2010, he has been the associate director of the National Theatre, a job described by the guardian as “making the National Theatre more exciting”. To fulfil this role, Ben has gotten involved with …

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TEDxOxford Speaker 2015 Fred Branson

Fred Branson is the co-director of Amantani UK, a charity which works to improve the lives of Peruvian children. Since 2008, the charity has been working to bridge the gap between home and school for children living in Ccorca; a small Quechua district nestled high in the Andes of Southern …

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TEDxOxford 2015 Speaker Dr Alan Watkins

We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting Dr Alan Watkins, an international expert on leadership and human performance. Drawing on his background as a physician and neuroscientist, as well as his broad mix of commercial, academic and technological abilities, Dr Watkins has used his expertise to advise …

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TEDxOxford 2015 Speaker Nat Ware

We are delighted to announce that the economist, entrepreneur, and international development specialist Nat Ware will be speaking at TEDxOxford 2015. Nat is a Rhodes Scholar based at Oxford, whose research focuses on social impact, poverty alleviation, and the economics of happiness. He has lectured on innovation, strategy and global …

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TEDxOxford 2015 Speaker Grace Young

All of our speakers have done amazing things in their chosen fields, but few have pursued their passion all the way to the depths of the ocean! Grace Young is an ocean engineer, explorer, aquanaut and scientist who spent an astounding 15 days living underwater as part of the Mission …

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