Professor Fathali M. Moghaddam
Iranian-born psychologist, Professor of Psychology, Georgetown University, Washington D.C., Editor-in-Chief, Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology (American Psychological Association), author of "The Psychology of Dictatorship" (2013) and "The Psychology of Democracy" (Nov 2015).
Rt Hon Hazel Blears MP
Labour MP in the UK in the last period until May 2015, she has a long history in working to counter radicalisation, extremism and terrorism. She was the Police and Counter Terrorism Minister from 2003-2006, and Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.
Co-founder and Chairman Quilliam Foundation London, a globally active think tank focusing on matters of integration, citizenship and identity, religious freedom, extremism and integration. His work is informed by years spent in his youth as leadership member of a global Islamist group, having served four years as an Amnesty International adopted âprisoner of conscienceâ in Egypt. Author of 'Radical'.
Dr. Lorenzo Vidino
Director of the Program on Extremism at George Washington Universityâs Center for Cyber & Homeland Security. An expert on Islamism in Europe and North America, his research over the past 15 years has focused on the mobilization dynamics of jihadist networks in the West; governmental counter-radicalisation policies; and the activities of Muslim Brotherhood-inspired organisations in the West.