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Director, Public Sector Practice
Jitinder Kohli is a Director in Monitor Deloitte’s public sector practice. He is expert in how a stronger focus on evidence, evaluation and performance can help agencies, bureau and programs improve impact. In addition, he brings deep expertise on the non-profit sector. He wrote one of the first reports in the US that referred to Social Impact Bonds, and has been a leading advisor to agencies and the non-profit sector as the concept has taken root in the US. He has published widely on government reform including the use of evidence and how to promote innovation across social policy. Until last summer, he led the Doing What Works project at the Center for American Progress focused on improving the effectiveness and efficiency of federal government. Before moving to Washington in late 2009, he served as senior official in the British government including leading the unit responsible for the government’s relationship with the non-profit sector. He has also served in the British Cabinet Office, Treasury, Home
Co-Founder and Chief Disruption Officer
John Kluge is Co-Founder and Chief Disruption Officer of Toilet Hackers, a nonprofit organization bringing improved sanitation and hygiene to the 2.5 billion people without a toilet in developing nations. He spent 10 years in policy and development, founding the Digital Citizenship program at the EastWest Institute, an international global security organization, and spearheading the drafting and lobbying efforts of the Federal Food Donation Act of 2008 while serving as the Legislative Liaison for a US based anti-poverty agency, improving the food security of 36 million under-served people in the United States.
Minister of Finance
Federal Republic of Nigeria
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was appointed in July 2011 as the new Minister of Finance for the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Prior to this appointment, she was the Managing Director of World Bank (October 2007 - July 2011) and has also held the position of a Finance Minister and Foreign Minister of Nigeria, between 2003 and 2006. She is notable for being the first woman to hold either of those positions. She served as finance minister from July 2003 until her appointment as foreign minister in June 2006, and as foreign minister until her resignation in August 2006.
Co-Founder and Executive Director
Shariha is co-founder of Scope Group, where she leads the health and development practice focusing on policy design, systems innovation and strategic partnerships. Shariha believes that by building, supporting and putting together like-minded individuals and organisations around a common cause, new ways can be found to address society’s most pressing challenges. Her skills in understanding the interplay between sometimes non-complementary policy agendas and working between social and financial interests underscore her passion for ethical business, social impact, and creating shared value. Closer to home, she has been working with the Malaysian government and relevant agencies to create an enabling ecosystem to support and grow social innovation and social entrepreneurship in Malaysia. Shariha is a Social Return On Investment practitioner, +SocialGood Connector and Global Good Fund Ambassador, and received her degrees in design, medicine and health systems research in the United Kingdom
Susan Swig is an active member of her Bay Area community and has served and advised several arts, educational and conservation organizations. She is a trustee of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, where she is also very involved with the museums’s expansion. She is chair of the Education Committee and serves on many other committees, including Marketing and Communications, Governance, Photography Accessions and the Museum’s Executive Committee. Susan is a member of the Golden Gate National Parks WKS Advisory Council supporting programs including youth leadership and environmental education programs throughout the Parks. Susan appreciates strategic thinking - connecting, activating and implementing innovative ideas with programs and people. Susan has a BA from UC Berkeley and a BFA from Art Center College of Design. She has three children and lives in San Francisco.
Branding & Outreach Manager
Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship
Becky is head of branding and outreach for both the Skoll Centre and the Entrepreneurship Centre at the Said Business School. She has been part of the marketing teams for a variety of small and large organisations in the publishing and tech industries, including Macmillan Publishers, Oxford University Press, Artfinder and New Internationalist magazine. She is also the co-founder of the Flexiscale Company, a small start-up specialising in 3D printing and its uses in education and conservation. She has a degree in Modern Languages from the University of Oxford.
Author and Speaker
Founder and CEO
New Teacher Center
Ellen Moir is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the New Teacher Center (NTC), a national organization dedicated to improving student learning by accelerating the effectiveness of new teachers and school leaders. She is recognized as a passionate advocate for our nation’s newest teachers and for the students they teach. Ellen founded NTC in 1998 to scale high quality teacher induction services to a national audience. NTC strengthens school communities through proven mentoring and professional development programs, online learning environments, policy advocacy, and research. Ellen is widely recognized for her work in beginning teacher development and school reform. Ellen has been named the 2014 Brock International Prize in Education Laureate, became a Pahara-Aspen Education Fellow in 2013, an Ashoka Fellow in 2011, and is a recipient of the 2011 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship. Ellen has also co-authored many publications.
Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha (Bangladesh Floating School)
Architect Mohammed Rezwan is the founder of Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha, a not-for-profit development organization in Bangladesh. He invented “solar-powered floating school” to ensure access to year round and quality education in flood-prone regions. He developed, expanded, and sustained the floating schools over 10 years. Drawing on his architectural expertise, he designs spaces on boats that successfully accommodate the needs of schools, libraries, and training and healthcare centres. Rezwan has also served on international advisory committees dealing with education, technology, and environment. Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha won a WISE Award in 2012.
Kenneth Cukier is the Data Editor of The Economist in London, after a decade at the paper as a business and technology writer, and foreign correspondent (most recently in Tokyo from 2007-2012). He is the co-author of the book "Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think" with Viktor Mayer-Schönberger in 2013, which was a New York Times Bestseller and translated into 20 languages. From 2002 to 2004 Mr. Cukier was a research fellow at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. He is a member of the World Economic Forum's advisory council on data-driven development. Mr. Cukier serves on the board of directors of International Bridges to Justice, a Geneva-based NGO promoting legal rights in developing countries. Additionally, he is on the board of advisors to the Daniel Pearl Foundation. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Sustainable Food Lab
Don Seville, Co- Director, Sustainable Food Laboratory. Don brings a background in systems thinking and organizational learning to the Food Lab’s leadership team. The Food Lab has brought together companies, NGOs, and stakeholders to accelerate the development and adoption of more sustainable agricultural practical within the mainstream food system for over 10 years. Don is leading the Sustainable Livelihoods work within the lab, which is developing partnerships between companies and NGOs to pilot trading models that connect small scale producers to modern markets. Don received his M.S. in Technology and Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1994 and has worked extensively with the Society for Organizational Learning.