Below are all our amazing speakers from last year’s Summit in Lisbon. This should give you a flavour of what to expect for 2020…

Nitin Mantri

President, ICCO; Group CEO, Avian WE

Francis Ingham

Chief Executive, ICCO

Melissa Waggener Zorkin

Global CEO & Founder, WE Communications

Sujit Patil

Vice President and Head – Corporate Brand and Communications
Godrej Industries Limited and Associate Companies

Christina Clinton

Former Vice President – Global Communications, Bayer AG

Alex Aiken

Executive Director for Government Communications Service, UK Government

Brad Staples

Global CEO, APCO Worldwide

Lee Nugent

Regional Director, APAC, Archetype

Michael Maslov

CEO, Ketchum, Russia

Chantal Bowman-Boyles
Founding Managing Partner, EMEA Finn Partners

Jim Donaldson

CEO, UK and Middle East, FleishmanHillard; & Chairman of the PRCA.

Angela Oakes

Co-Founder and Joint President, Global Women in PR

Alpo Räinä

Chairman, MTL Finnish PR Agency Association

Giles Peddy

SVP EMA, Lewis

Maja Pawinska Sims
Associate Editor, Holmes Report

Johna Burke


Elise Mitchell

Founder, Mitchell Communications


Richard Houghton
The Agency Doctor

Cripsin Manners

CEO and Founder, Onva Consulting

Susan Hardwick
Co-Founder, Global Women in PR

Andy West
Group Chief Development Officer, Hotwire

Anders Wallqvist
CEO & Partner, Nowa Kommunikation

Jon Hughes

Co-CEO, Golin

Julian Boulding

Founder and President of thenetworkone

Barbara Bates

Global CEO, Hotwire

Emma Hopkinson

Vice President – Insights, Cision

Grégoire Poisson
CEO, Interel

Fred Cook

Chairman, Golin

Director, USC Center for Public Relations

Ana Adi
hair of the Digital Communication Awards

Christina Forsgård
Founder of PR Consultancy Netprofile

Candace Kuss
Director of Social Media, Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Daniel Cheetham
CEO, Happy Finish Group


Jane Fordham
Founder, Jane Fordham Consulting

Andreas Fischer-Appelt
Owner of fischerAppelt

Paul Quigly

CEO, Newswhip

Daniel Stauber

Marketing Science Expert, SMB

Boris Azais
MSD Director, Public Policy Europe & Canada

Richard Bagnall
Co-Managing Partner, CEO – Europe and the Americas, CARMA

Paul Holmes

Founder, The Holmes Report

Ciro Dias Reis
Owner, Corporative Image

Lorenzo Brufani
CEO & Founder, Competence Communications

Patricia Fernandes
Director, Global Operating Marketing, Montepio Bank

Tero Kekki
Chairman, Partner, Drum

Crispin Manners
CEO & Founder, Onva Consulting

Blair Metcalfe
CEO, The Agency Partnership

Emanuele Nenna
Co-Founder & CEO, The Big Now

Pedro Rebelo
Digital Strategist, Government of Portugal

Kristina Nikolaveva
Managing Director, Be-It

Rodolfo Oliveira
Managing Partner, BloomCast Consulting

Israel Jaiye Opayemi
MD/Chief Strategist, Chain Reaction Nigeria