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James Holland

James Holland is a writer and historian, and has conducted a number of battlefield tours for both civilians and the military, in Italy, France, Germany, Belgium and in Britain. He is the author of thirteen books on the subject of World War II.

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Natalie Haynes

Natalie Haynes is a broadcaster and writer. She was also an award-winning stand-up comedian for ten years before she turned to writing full-time. She has written and presented many documentaries for BBC Radio 4, on subjects ranging from Greek tragedy and soap opera to urban chicken-keeping.

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Jim al-Khalili

Professor Jim al-Khalili OBE is a physicist and award-winning science communicator. He presents the weekly BBC Radio 4 show The Life Scientific.

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Misha Glenny is an excellent speaker and his sessions have been engaging and thought provoking – and highly rated by our attendees
Jeanne Friedman, RSA Conference 2012

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