Speakers

For our day of ThinkIns, we’re gathering people who are at the forefront of the new fight for civil rights. Take a look below at who you can expect to see there.

Alex Reads

Writer, Podcaster and Host of What Matters podcast.

Speaking at Being Black, British and male in the 21st century

Alice Thwaite

Technology ethicist and Founder of the Echo Chamber Club.

Speaking at Data rights and the digital citizen

Amanda Chetwynd-Cowieson

Chair of the British Youth Council

Speaking at Give the people what they want: Representative democracy versus direct democracy?

Andrew Copson

Chief Executive of Humanists UK and President of the International Humanist and Ethical Union.

Speaking at Secular versus religious rights: what should happen when they clash?

Ed Dowding

Technologist, Entrepreneur and Founder of Represent, an open online democracy platform.

Speaking at Give the people what they want: Representative democracy versus direct democracy

Fiona Compton

Saint Lucian photographer, artist, filmmaker and historian.

Speaking at Being Black, British and male in the 21st century

Khalil Yousuf

Lawyer, writer and Liberal Democrat PPC for Crawley.

Speaking at Secular versus religious rights: what should happen when they clash?

Leroy Logan

Former superintendent of the Met police and Chair of the Black Police Association Charitable Trust.

Speaking at Being Black, British and male in the 21st century

Mandu Reid

Leader of the Women’s Equality Party and Founder of The Cup Effect.

Speaking at #MeToo: where next for the movement that shook the world?

Matthew Ryder

Former Deputy Mayor of London for Social Integration. Barrister (QC) at Matrix.

Chairing Being Black, British and male in the 21st century

Minna Salami

Writer and journalist, author of the upcoming Sensuous Knowledge.

Speaking at #MeToo: where next for the movement that shook the world?

Nels Abbey

Media executive and author of Think Like a White Man.

Speaking at Being Black, British and male in the 21st century

Peter Tatchell

Human Rights Campaigner, best known for his work with LGBTQ+ social movements.

Spoke at Alphabet anger: how tolerant is the LGBTQ+ community?

Rev Lucy Winkett

Anglican priest, Rector of St James’s Church, Piccadilly.

Spoke at Secular versus religious rights: what should happen when they clash?

Rob Berkeley

Founder and managing editor at BlackOutUK, formerly strategic advisor to the BBC on accountability and audience engagement.

Spoke at Alphabet anger: how tolerant is the LGBTQ+ community?

Tabitha Morton

CEO of More United and Women’s Equality Party candidate for Mayor of the Liverpool City Region.

Spoke at Give the people what they want: Representative democracy versus direct democracy