Helena Kennedy QC, FRSA, (Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws) is a leading barrister, Labour member of the House of Lords and campaigner in human rights law, civil liberties and constitutional issues. She has been a seminal force in promoting equal opportunities for women at the Bar and is Chair of Justice.
Stephen Fry the British actor, author, television presenter and film director, has written four novels and the autobiography Moab is My Washpot. In 2009 he made and presented a two-part BBC documentary: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive, investigating the reality of living with bipolar disorder, which featured Zoë Sarojini’s life and death.
Julia Hobsbawm who was Zoë’s cousin, founded the knowledge networking business Editorial Intelligence in 2005. Her aim to “bring connections and ideas to professional individuals who have been isolated for too long in their corporate silos” has become the benchmark for modern networking. In 2011 she was made Honorary Visiting Professor in Networking at City University London’s Cass Business School – a world first. She is also the only UK media businesswoman member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on “Informed Societies”. In a twenty five year media career spanning Tellex to Twitter, she has worked in book publishing, television and politics. She is the author of several books, and is co-writing the new Editorial Intelligence education books and tutorials on networking for the Curious Corporation. She tweets from @juliahobsbawm, www.juliahobsbawm.com and www.editorialintelligence.com