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Adam Fine
Assistant Professor, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University

Adam D. Fine conducts research at the intersection of psychology, law, public policy, and criminology.

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Alexandra Chesterfield
Head of Behavioural Risk, Natwest Group

Alexandra Chesterfield is the Head of Behavioural Risk for the NatWest Group where she leads a team of behavioural scientists to help get better outcomes for employees and customers.

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Amy Edmondson
Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at Harvard Business School

Professor Edmondson is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at Harvard Business School, a chair established to support study of human interactions that lead to the creation of successful enterprises and the betterment of society. She studies leadership, psychological safety, and organizational learning.

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Senator Andrew Bragg
Senator for New South Wales, Australian Senate, Chair, Select Committee, Australia as a Technology & Financial Center

Senator Andrew Bragg is the Chair of the Select Committee on Australia as a Technology & Financial Center. Andrew Bragg is a Liberal Senator for New South Wales. Prior to his election to Federal Parliament in 2019, Andrew was an author and accountant.

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Antoine Ferrere
Global Head of Behavioral & Data Science, Novartis

Antoine Ferrere is Global Head of Behavioral and Data Science at Novartis.

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Ari Redbord
Head, Legal & Government Affairs, TRM Labs

Ari Redbord is the Head of Legal & Government Affairs for TRM Labs and is the past-Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence at the US Department of the Treasury.

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Axel Weber
past-Chair, UBS, past-President, German Bundesbank

Axel Weber is the past-Chair of UBS and the past-President of the German Bundesbank and a member of the European Central Bank Governing Council from 2004 to 2011. He is a member of the Group of 30.

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Barbara Novick
Co-Founder and past Vice Chairman, BlackRock

Barbara G. Novick was a co-founder of BlackRock in 1988; Ms. Novick transitioned from Vice Chairman to Senior Advisor as of February 2021.

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Benjamin Van Rooij
Professor of Law and Society, University of Amsterdam School of Law; Director, Center for Law and Behavior

Benjamin Van Rooij is a Professor of Law and Society at the University of Amsterdam School of Law and the Director of the Center for Law and Behavior. He studies and teaches about the interaction between law and behavior. His current research focuses on individual differences in compliance, toxic corporate culture, and assumptions about behavioral change.

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Betsy Levy Paluck
Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, Princeton University; Deputy Director, Kahneman-Treisman Center for Behavioral Science & Public Policy

Elizabeth Levy Paluck is a professor in the department of psychology and the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, where she also serves as deputy director of the Center for Behavioral Science & Policy. She is known for her work on social norms and social change, for which she won the 2017 MacArthur "Genius Grant."

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Bill Coen
past-Secretary General, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS)

Bill Coen is the past Secretary General of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS). He is currently the Chair of the IFRIS Advisory Council. He also serves on the Global Advisory Board of MUFG and the Board of Directors of China Construction Bank.

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Bob Wardrop
Management Practice Professor of Finance, Director & Co-founder of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF)

Bob Wardrop is the Management Practice Professor of Finance at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School and the Director & Co-founder of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF).

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Brad Karp
Chairman, Paul Weiss

Brad Karp has been the Chairman of Paul, Weiss since 2008. One of the country’s leading litigators and corporate advisers, Brad has successfully guided numerous Fortune 100 companies, global financial institutions and other companies and individuals through “bet the company” litigations, regulatory matters, internal investigations, and corporate crises.

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Brandon Garrett
L. Neil Williams, Jr. Professor of Law, Duke Law, Director, Wilson Center for Science and Justice

Brandon L. Garrett, a leading scholar of criminal justice outcomes, evidence, and constitutional rights, is the inaugural L. Neil Williams, Jr. Professor of Law and director of the Wilson Center for Science and Justice at Duke Law, an initiative that brings together faculty and students to improve criminal justice outcomes.

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Charles Li
past-CEO, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX)

Mr. Charles Li was the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) from 2010 to 2021. Mr. Li has over 20 years of experience in the financial services sector, including in corporate and securities law practices, corporate finance and advisory services in Hong Kong, the Mainland and New York.

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Charles Littrell
Inspector of Banks and Trust Companies, Central Bank of the Bahamas

Charles Littrell is the Inspector of Banks and Trust Companies for the Central Bank of the Bahamas. In this role he leads the Bank Supervision Department and continues the Central Bank’s financial sector supervisory capacity building program.

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Dr. Charles F. McMillan
Former Director, Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Dr. Charles McMillan was the 10th Director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

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F. Christopher Calabia
Chief Executive, Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA).

Christopher Calabia is the Chief Executive for the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA). Chris is an experienced supervisor with expertise in global standards and innovation. Prior to his appointment, Chris worked from 2017-2021 at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as the Senior Advisor for Supervisory & Regulatory Policy in Financial Services for the Poor.

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Christopher Rich
General Counsel, FICC Markets Standards Board

Christopher Rich is the General Counsel for the FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB), a standard setting body for the global wholesale fixed income, currencies and commodities (FICC) markets. Mr. Rich has overall responsibility for all FMSB Working Groups and their publications including Standards, Statements of Good Practice and Spotlight Reviews.

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Ciaran Walker
Consultant, Eversheds Sutherland

Ciaran Walker is a qualified lawyer in Ireland, England &Wales. He is a Consultant in the Financial Services Regulation & Governance Group at Eversheds Sutherland and co-author of New Accountability in Financial Services: Changing Individual Behaviour and Culture.

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Damon Centola
Elihu Katz Professor of Communication, Sociology and Engineering, UPenn

Damon Centola is the Elihu Katz Professor of Communication, Sociology and Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is Director of the Network Dynamics Group. He is also a fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. Author of two books, most recently Change: How to Make Big Things Happen, his research centers on social networks and behavior change.

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David Kiron
Editorial Director, MIT Sloan Management Review

David Kiron is the editorial director of MIT Sloan Management Review. 

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David Rouch
Partner, Freshfields

David Rouch is a partner at Freshfields. David is widely recognised for his technical expertise in financial services law and regulation. He works with the full range of financial market participants on both their advisory and transactional matters – dealing with some of the market’s greatest regulatory challenges.

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Diane Coyle
Bennet Professor of Public Policy and co-director of the Bennett Institute, University of Cambridge

Professor Diane Coyle is the Bennett Professor of Public Policy at the University of Cambridge and the author of the book Cogs & Monsters: What Economics Is, and What It Should Be.

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