Stephen C. Lundin
Steve Lundin was born in Toronto. He is an anthropologist and an archaeologist, and has worked in the United States and Canada with North American native groups, excavating and preserving prehistoric rock art. He attended the prestigious Iowa Writers' Workshop, and won a grant from the Manitoba Arts Council to write This River Awakens. He has also published short stories and novellas in Canada (with Anvil and Tsar).
Paul Cornish was educated at the University of St Andrews and the London School of Economics. He then served in the British Army (Royal Tank Regiment) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office before completing his PhD in strategic history at the University of Cambridge. He is Chief Strategist at Cityforum Public Policy Analysis and Visiting Professor at the National Security College, Australian National University.
Richard Kylea Cowie
Wiley is a grime MC, songwriter, and record producer with Caribbean roots, from Bow, East London. He first tasted success as a member of UK garage crew Pay As U Go, with whom he had a top 40 hit 'Champagne Dance' in 2001. Soon after he independently released a series of highly influential eskibeat instrumentals and rose to fame as a grime MC both for his solo work and for material released with his crew Roll Deep, following the disbandment of Pay As U Go.Wiley has since recorded ten studio albums and has appeared in the UK Singles Chart top 10 with hits 'Wearing My Rolex', 'Never Be Your Woman' and his UK number-one 'Heatwave'.
Dr Hannah Critchlow is the Science Outreach Fellow at Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, and has been named a Top 100 UK Scientist by the Science Council for her work in science communication. She is listed as one of the University of Cambridge's 'inspirational and successful women in science' and appears regularly on TV, radio and at festivals to discuss and explore the brain.
Bill Cullen was born in Dublin in 1942 and grew up in the inner city slums of Dublin's Summerhill tenements. A street seller from the age of six, Bill left school at thirteen to make a living. In 1956 he got a job in a Dublin Ford car dealership and by 1964, as a twenty-two-year-old, he was appointed director general of the dealership. In 1986 he took over the troubled Renault car distribution franchise and turned it into a success. Bill Cullen is a director of the Irish Youth Foundation and in 1998 was a recipient of the Lord Mayor's Award for his work with the disadvantaged young people of Dublin and the inaugural Princess Grace Kelly Humanitarian Award in 2004 for his work with children.