Past Speakers

BritishAmerican Business is privileged to have been joined by leading voices in the British-American business community, including CEOs of transatlantic corporations, and leading figures in both the American and British governments.

CEOs and Business Leaders

Jeremy Amias
Vice Chairman, Americas
Standard Chartered Bank

Shane Atchison
US CEO
Wunderman Thompson

Andrew Bailey
CEO, North America
The&Partnership

Anthony Baldwin
CEO
AIG UK
 

Ed Bastian
CEO
Delta Air Lines
 

Eileen Burbidge
Founding Partner
Passion Capital
 

William Butler-Adams
CEO
Brompton Bicycle

Keith Barr
CEO
InterContinental Hotels Group
 

Torry Berntsen
Chief Executive Officer, Americas and Head Corporate & Institutional Banking, Americas
Standard Chartered Bank 

David Boynton
CEO
The Body Shop
 

Helen Brand OBE
Chief Executive
ACCA

Giles Bremont
Co-Founder
Bremont Watches

Nick Bremont
Co-Founder
Bremont Watches

Ursula Burns
Senior Advisor
Teneo Ltd

Congressman Dave Camp
Former member of the United States House of Representatives

 

David Craig
Group Head of Data & Analytics
Stock Exchange Group (LSEG)
CEO
Refinitiv
 

Michael Corbat
Former CEO
Citi
 

Ian Davis
Chairman
Rolls-Royce 

Lord Davies of Abersoch, CBE
Chairman
LetterOne
Partner and Chairman
Corsair Capital

Sir Richard Dearlove
Non-Executive Chairman
Ascot Underwriting Limited
Non-Executive Director
Ascot Group
Former Head
British Secret Intelligence Service
 

Sean Doyle
CEO
British Airways
 

Bob Dudley
Former Group Chief Executive
BP

Larry Fink
Chairman & CEO
BlackRock 

Simon Freakley
CEO
Alix Partners
 

Douglas Flint
Former Group Chairman
HSBC Holdings plc
 

Martin Gilbert
Chairman
Revolut

Dan Glaser
CEO
Marsh McLennan
 

Peter Grauer
Chairman of the Board
Bloomberg
 

Robin Hayes
CEO
Jet Blue

António Horta-Osório
Former CEO
Lloyds Banking Group
 

Dame Vivian Hunt
Senior Partner
McKinsey & Company

Husayn Kassai
Co-Founder
Onfido
 

Sarah Kemp
Executive Director
Merck
Former Deputy Under Secretary
US Commerce Department
Director
International Trade Administration
 

John Keogh
President & COO
Chubb Group
 

Scott Kirby
CEO
United Airlines
 

Douglas L. Peterson
President & CEO
S&P Global
 

Richard Lesser
President & CEO
The Boston Consulting Group
 

Mark Makepeace
Group Director of Information Services
London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG)
Chief Executive
FTSE Russell

Anna Marrs
President of Global Commercial Services
American Express

Alan Murray
CEO
FORTUNE
 

Brian Moynihan
CEO
Bank of America
 

John Neal
CEO
Lloyd’s
 

Ben Osborn
Country Manager
Pfizer
 

Chris Perry
President
Broadridge Financial Solutions

John Pettigrew
Chief Executive
National Grid
 

Mark Read
CEO
WPP
 

Karen Reddington
President
FedEx Express Europe
 

Stephen Schwarzman
Chairman & CEO
Blackstone Group 

Kevin Sneader
Former Global Managing Partner
McKinsey & Company

Sir Martin Sorrell
Executive Chairman
S4 Capital

Michael Spellacy
Senior Managing Director, Global Leader
Accenture Standard Investments 

Jes Staley
Group Chief Executive Officer
Barclays
 

Steve Swartz
President & CEO
Hearst
 

Paul Taylor
President & CEO
Fitch Group 

Bill Thomas
Global Chairman and CEO
KPMG
 

Mark Tucker
Group Chairman
HSBC Holdings plc
 

Mark Weinberger
Former Global Chairman & CEO
EY
 

Shai Weiss
CEO
Virgin Atlantic

Nick Wheeler
Founder
Charles Tyrwhitt

Nigel Wilson
CEO
Legal & General
 

Bill Winters
Group Chief Executive
Standard Chartered
 

Peter Zaffino
CEO, General Insurance Business Unit
AIG
 

Politicians and Government Officials

The Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP
Member of Parliament for Leeds Central
Former Shadow Foreign Secretary

Congressman Joseph Crowley
New York, Senior Policy Advisor
Squire Patton Boggs
 

Dame Sally Davies
Former Chief Medical Officer
 

Bill Esterson MP
Former Shadow Business Secretary 

Alderman Peter Estlin
Former Lord Mayor
City of London 

Baroness Rona Fairhead
Former Minister of State for Trade and Export Promotion
Department for International Trade
 

Kevin Foster MP
Minister of State for Immigration 

The Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox MP
Former Secretary of State for International Trade
 

Ambassador Anthony Gardner
Former United States Ambassador to the EU
 

The Rt Hon John Glen MP
Economic Secretary to the UK Treasury 

The Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP
Former Secretary of State for Transport
 

Lord (Gerry) Grimstone of Boscobel Kt
Minister for Investment, Department for International Trade Department for Business, 
Energy and Industrial Strategy
 

Lord William Hague
Member of Parliament
Former Leader of the Conservative Party
 

The Rt Hon Greg Hands MP
Minister of State for
Trade Policy
 

Baron (Michael) Howard of Lympne CH, PC, QC
Member of Parliament
Former Leader of the Conservative Party
 

Ambassador Robert Wood Johnson IV
Former U.S. Ambassador to the UK
 

Kunal Khatri
Deputy Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for the USA
UK Government
 

Ambassador Stavros Lambrinidis
European Union Ambassador to the United States
 

Ambassador Robert Lighthizer
Former the United States Trade Representative
 

Sir Mark Lyall Grant
Permanent Representative of the UK to the United Nations 
 

Brent McIntosh
Former Under Secretary for International Affairs

The Rt Hon Wendy Morton MP
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for European Neighbourhood and the Americas)
 

Suyash G. Paliwal
Director of the Office of International Affairs (OIA)
U.S. Commodity Future Trading Commission
 

Antony Phillipson
Former British Consul General in New York
Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for North America
UK Government 

Dame Karen Pierce
U
nited Kingdom Ambassador to the United States
 

Mike Pompeo
Former United States Secretary of State and Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
 

The Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP
Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs and First Secretary of State
 

Dr Catherine Raines
Former Director-General of International Trade & Investment
Department for International Trade
 

Antonia Romeo
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Justice 

Wilbur Ross
Former Secretary of Commerce, United States 
 

William Russell
Lord Mayor

Congressman Bill Shuster
Senior Policy Advisor
Squire Patton Boggs
 

Sir Nicholas Soames
Member of Parliament
 

Graham Stuart MP
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister of Exports) 

The Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss, MP
Secretary of State for International Trade and Minister for Women and Equalities 

Tom Tugendhat MP
Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee
 

Sir Peter Westmacott
Former British Ambassador to the United States, France and Turkey
 

The Rt Hon John Whittingdale OBE MP
Minister of State (Minister for Media and Data)
 

Dame Barbara Woodward
Permanent Representative of the UK to the UN
 

Journalists & Media

Gerry Baker
Editor at Large
The Wall Street Journal

Stephanie Flanders
Former Economics Editor
BBC

Roula Khalaf
Editor
Financial Times

Gillian Tett
US Managing Editor
Financial Times

Academics and NGOs

Dr. Matthew Agarwala
Bennett Institute for Public Policy
 

Professor Diane Coyle CBE FAcSS
The Bennett Professor
Bennett Institute for Public Policy
Former Advisor
UK Treasury
 

Dr. Anne-Laure Fayard
Associate Professor of Management, Department of Technology Management and Innovation
NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering; and Affiliate Faculty, Department of Management and Organizations, NYU Stern Business School
 

François Ortalo-Magné
Dean
London Business School