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Speakers

At our Summit, we welcomed an exciting and inspiring list of speakers from across our membership, civil society, business and governments. Explore our line up below to learn more about each speaker.

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Helena Leurent

Director General

Consumers International

Andrew Sullivan

President & CEO

The Internet Society

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Ana Catarina Fonseca

Director General

Consumer Directorate-General of Portugal

Eve Andersson

Director

Google AI

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Carl Vause

CEO

Soft Robotics Inc.

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Pedro Siza Vieira

Minister in the Cabinet of the Prime Minister and of Economy

Government of Portugal

Reinald Krüger

Public Policy Development Director

Vodafone

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Marta Tellado

President & CEO

Consumer Reports

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João Torres

Secretary of State of Consumer Protection

Government of Portugal

Isabelle Durant

Deputy Secretary-General

UNCTAD

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Ivo Mechels

CEO

Euroconsumers

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Monique Goyens

Director General

BEUC

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Alan Kirkland

CEO

CHOICE

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Teresa Moreira

Head of Competition and Consumer Policies

UNCTAD

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Rosemary Siyachitema

Executive Director

Consumer Council of Zimbabwe

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Finn Lützow-Holm Myrstad

Director of Digital policy

Norwegian Consumer Council

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Anja Philip

President

Danish Consumer Council

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Damien Ndizeye

Executive Secretary

ADECOR

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Dieter Carstensen

Head of Digital Child Safety

Lego Group

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Liz Brandt

Co-founder and CEO

Ctrl-Shift

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Nanjira Sambuli

Senior Policy Manager

World Wide Web Foundation

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Marco Pierani

Public Affairs & Media Relations Director

Euroconsumers

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Klaus Müller

Federation of German Consumer Organisations (VZBV)

Executive Director

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Gilly Wong

Chief Executive

Hong Kong Consumer Council

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Pernille Tranberg

Executive Director

Data Ethics

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Lillian Nalwoga

Programmes Manager

CIPESA

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Flora Coleman

Head of Government Relations

Transferwise

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Gisela Serafim

Head of Unit

Consumer Directorate General of Portugal

Paul Nagle

Director of International Government Affairs

Alibaba Group

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Fabrizio de Liberali

Chief Product Officer

Digi.me

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Bart Combée

President

Consumers International

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Justin Brookman

Director of Consumer Privacy and Technology Policy

Consumer Reports

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Dimitar Dimitrov

Free Knowledge Ambassador

Wikimedia

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Sandra Passinhas

Co-Director of the Center for Consumer Law Studies

University of Coimbra

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Frédéric Donck

Regional Bureau Director for Europe

The Internet Society

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Henrique Lian

Head of Institutional Affairs and Media Relations

PROTESTE

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Ursula Pachl

Deputy Director General

BEUC

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Peter Lochbihler

Director of Public Affairs

Booking.com

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Sue Davies

Strategic Policy Partner

Which?

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Sónia Lapa de Passos

Head of Department of Consumer Communication

Consumer Directorate-General of Portugal

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Els Bruggeman

Head Advocacy and Enforcement

Euroconsumers

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Kecia Bertermann

Technical Director

Girl Effect

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Babatunde Irukera

Director General and Chief Executive

Consumer Protection Council

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Maria José Troya

Executive Director

The Ecuadorian Consumers and Users Tribune

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Steve Olshansky

Internet Technology Program Manager

The Internet Society

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Rita Hagl-Kehl

Parliamentary State Secretary

German Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection

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Sue Chetwin

Chief Executive

Consumers NZ

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Pablo Rodríguez Arias

Executive Director

FOJUCC

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Anat Katz-Arotchas

CEO

Standpoint

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Jake Lucchi

Head of Content and AI, Public Policy

Google Asia Pacific

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Crisólogo Cáceres Valle

President

Peruvian Association of Consumers and Users (ASPEC)

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Stefan Larenas

President

ODECU

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Lucas del Villar

National Director

SERNAC

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Edele Sheehan

Marketing Director

GSMA Mobile for Development

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Toa Charm

Associate Professor

Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School

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Jean Halloran

Director of Food Policy Initiatives

Consumer Reports

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Amanda Gummer

Managing Director and Founder

Fundamentally Children

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George Cheriyan

Director

CUTS International

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Arnau Izaguerri

Legal Officer, Competition and Consumer Policies Branch

UNCTAD

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Carina Osório

Business Developer

DECO Proteste

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Dana Kissinger-Matray

Secretary

International Standardization Organization (ISO)

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Alejandro Calvillo Unna

Director General

El Poder del Consumidor

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Pradeep Mehta

Founder and Secretary General

CUTS International

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Victoria Nash

Deputy Director

Oxford Internet Institute

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Joyce Dogniez

Vice President Community Engagement and Development

The Internet Society

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Paul Selva Raj

CEO

Federation of Malaysian Consumers Association (FOMCA)

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Jeff Wilbur

Director, Online Trust Alliance

The Internet Society

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Mercedes López Martinez

Director

Via Organica

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Jonne Haakana

Chief Sales Officer

Yepzon

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Cedric Mussou

Director

UFC-Que Choisir

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Dmitry Yanin

Chairman

International Confederation of Consumer Societies (KONFOP)

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Christine Riefa

Reader

Brunel University

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Gerjan Huis in ’t Veld

Publisher

Consumentenbond

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Ian Jarratt

Executive Member

Consumers Federation of Australia

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Phil Evans

Independent Consultant

Competition, consumer, trade, IPR policy

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Ed Venmore-Rowland

Senior Policy Adviser, IoT Security

UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS)

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Anina M. Del Castillo Cazaño

Executive Director

Pro Consumidor

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Bernard Kuiten

Head of External Relation

World Trade Organization

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Shaun Packiarajah

Researcher and Editor

Ecommerce Foundation

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Koketso Moeti

Founding Executive Director

amandla.mobi

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Taylor Bentley

Policy Advisor for Innovation, Science and Economic Development

Government of Canada

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Toshikazu Okuya

Director

Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI), Japan

Shirish Deshpande

Chairman

MGP - India

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Ashim Sanyal

Chief Operating Officer and Secretary of Consumer VOICE,

Consumer VOICE

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Saral James

Council Member

FOMCA

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Claudia Lima Marques

Professor of Private International Law

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

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Liz Coll

Head of Digital Change

Consumers International

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Justin Macmullan

Advocacy Director

Consumers International

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Antonino Serra Cambaceres

Advocacy Manager

Consumers International

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Indrani Thuraisingham

Regional Networker for Asia Pacific

Consumers International

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Sho Konno

Communications Coach

Green Action Week

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Lea Auffret

Senior Trade Policy Officer

BEUC

Sadie Homer

Consumer Policy Manager

British Standards Institute

Erin Turner

Director of Campaigns and Communications

CHOICE

Laura Best

Professor

Nelson Mandela University

Anindita Mehta

Deputy General Manager and Lab Director

CERC India

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Ashley Boyd

Vice President, Advocacy & Engagement

Mozilla

Jason Freeman

Director of Consumer Law

UK Competition and Markets Authority

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Melchert Duijve

Head of Strategy and Operations

Aurum Europe BV

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Kat Megas

Program Manager

National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA

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Maria Lúcia Leitão

Head of Banking Conduct Supervision Department

Central Bank of Portugal

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Nada Nehme

Vice President

Consumers Lebanon

Caroline Normand

Director of Advocacy

Which?

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Alexandra Rizzi

Senior Director

Smart Campaign

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Federica Pelzel

Data and analytics platforms

Mastercard

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Colin Strong

Global Head of Behavioural Science

Ipsos

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Niall Murphy

CEO and Co-Founder

EVRYTHNG

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Paulo Fonseca

Head of Legal and Economic Department

DECO

Teresa Sofia Castro

Post-doctoral researcher

Nova School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Ana Neves

Director of the Department for the Information Society

Foundation for Science and Technology Portugal

Helena Martins

Public Policy Manager

Google

Alexandre Nilo da Fonseca

President

ACEPI

Naomi Scott-Mearns

Sustainable Consumption Manager

Consumers International

Helio Mattar

President and Chief Executive Officer

Akatu Institute for Conscious Consumption

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Kaja Lund-Iversen

Senior Advisor

Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC)

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Hugh Weldon

CTO

Evocco

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Georg Goeres

Head of Europe

Indigo Agriculture

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Teresa Liporace

Program and Policy Manager

Idec

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Sung Ki MOON

Director General

Korea Consumerm Agency

Felicia Monye

Professor of Law

University of Nigeria

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Danilo Pérez Montiel

Consumer Defence

Centre for Consumer Defence, El Salvador

Saroja Sundaram

Director - Consumer Protection

Citizen consumer and civic Action Group (CAG)

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Carlos Ayala

General Director

Collective Defense of Telecommunications Adhesion Contracts, PROFECO

Marta Rangel

Communications Specialist

martarangel.com

Luís Silveira Rodrigues

Vice-President

DECO

Lailah Nesbitt-Ahmed

Digital Projects Manager

Consumers International

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Louise Marie Hurel

Youth Ambassador

Internet Society

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Sarah Ingle

Youth Ambassador

Internet Society

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Robert Richter

Program Manager, Privacy Product Testing

Consumer Reports

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Carina Törnblom

Directorate General for Justice & Consumers, Consumer Affairs

European Commission

G C Rout

Secretary, Dept of Consumer Affairs

Government of India

Diogo Alves

Senior Executive

World Economic Forum Global Shaper

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