Michael Jacobs was born in Italy. He studied Art History at the Courtauld Institute of Art, from which he has a doctorate. Spain has obsessed him since childhood and his numerous books include Andalucia, Between Hopes and Memories: A Spanish Journey and most recently Alhambra. He is a member of the Andalucian Academy of Gastronomy and in 2002 was made the first foreign knight of 'The Very Noble and Illustrious Order of the Wooden Spoon'.
T.D. Jakes, one of the world's most widely recognized pastors, is the bestselling author of Woman Thou Art Loosed and sixteen other popular books. He has inspired millions through his speaking tours, and his television show, 'The Potter's Touch', airs weekly on Trinity Broadcast Network. The senior pastor of The Potter's House, a multiracial, nondenominational church, Bishop Jakes lives in Dallas, Texas, with his wife and five children.
Susan Jeffers Ph.D is a psychotherapist, public speaker, workshop and seminar leader. She is the author of many internationally-renowned books and has been a guest on many radio and television shows internationally.
Paul Jenner is a writer and journalist specializing in lifestyle subjects. He lives with his partner, three horses, two dogs and two sheep, in the foothills of the Spanish Pyrenees, where, when he's not working, he enjoys hiking, riding, cycling, sailing, swimming, diving and snowboarding. His other books include Teach Yourself Living Longer, Living Well and Teach Yourself Happiness.
Professor Jennie Brand Miller
Associate Professor Jennie Brand Miller is head of the teaching and research staff of the Human Nutrition Unit at the University of Sydney.
Steven Johnson is the bestselling author of ten books, including Wonderland, How We Got to Now, Where Good Ideas Come From, The Invention of Air, The Ghost Map and Everything Bad Is Good for You. The founder of a variety of influential websites, he is the host and co-creator of the PBS and BBC series How We Got to Now. Johnson lives in Marin County, California, and Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and three sons.StevenBerlinJohnson.com@StevenBJohnson
Dylan Jones is the Editor of GQ, the most successful upmarket men's magazine in Britain.
Dr Hilary Jones qualified at the Royal Free Hospital, London in 1976. He established himself as Britain's most popular media doctor following his twice daily 'Doc Spot' on TVam, and he currently appears every weekday on GMTV where he provides up-to-date medical information and advice. He has written for numerous medical and national newspapers over the years, and has a weekly column in the News of the World Sunday Magazine. He lives in Mapledurwell, near Basingstoke with his wife and five children.
Heather Jones's son, Jamie, has Asperger Syndrome and severe speech and language impairments. When Jamie was 10, Heather stumbled across a way of getting through to him. Over the years she developed this methodology in more detail, calling it conversational therapy, and has never looked back. Jamie is now 19 and can hold a conversation, which has enabled him to go on to achieve much more, including passing his driving test and getting a job. Heather is the Director of Milkwood Educational, which publishes ESL textbooks in the Far East. She lives in Queensland, Australia.
Jones is by far the most successful of the "dragons", with a business that sells and distributes mobile communication products and has grown from nothing in 1998 to a current turnover of over £200m. He is now a fast-rising media star both here and in the US. He has five children and lives with his partner in Surrey.
Joshi was born in Africa to Indian parents and is qualified in orthodox medicine, osteopathy and Ayurvedic treatments. He treated Princess Diana for four years and developed the detox diet for her in the wake of her split from Prince Charles. In his early forties but with the vitality and appearance of a much younger man, he now runs a private clinic in London.
Harry Judd is a member of the hugely successful bands McFly and McBusted who have headlined Hyde Park, notched up 19 hit singles - of which 7 went to number one - and 2 number one albums. He is a much-loved former Strictly Come Dancing champion.
Rod Judkins is an accomplished lecturer at Central St Martin's, one of the world's pre-eminent art schools whose alumni - ranging from artists like Lucien Freud, and Antony Gormley through to the designers Stella McCartney and Alexander McQueen - have helped shape our culture. Judkins has lectured on the subject of creativity at universities and to businesses around the world. He blogs at Psychology Today, and also acts as a consultant to numerous private companies. Trained at The Royal College of Art, he has exhibited at galleries including Tate Britain, The National Portrait Gallery and The Royal Academy.