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Russell Brand Discusses WEF's Influence

Let's take a random country and see how many people are affiliated with the World Economic Forum:


Politicians, Former Presidents, Musicians, Clergy, Bankers, Journalists, Human Rights, Artificial Intelligence, Corporations etc

1. Fine Gael - Leo Varadkar Former Taoiseach, Tánaiste and also a member of the Young Global leaders

2. Fine Gael - Paschal Donohoe Minister of Finance, Department of Finance of Ireland

3. Fine Gael - Michael Noonan Former Minister of Finance, Department of Finance of Ireland

4. Fine Gael - Enda Kenny Former Taoiseach (2011-2017), Fine Gael Party

5. Mary Robinson

Former President of Ireland (1990-97) UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (1997-2002)

6. Denis O Brien Chairman, Digicel Group

7. Bono Lead Singer U2, Co-Founder, (RED); Co-Founder, ONE

8. Bob Geldof Advisor, ONE

9. Alan Joyce Chief Executive Officer, Qantas Airways Limited

10. Francesca McDonagh Chief Executive Officer, Bank of Ireland Group and also a member of the YoungGlobal leaders site

11. David McWilliams Broadcaster, Writer and Commentator, Iconic Media Ltd

12. Diarmuid Martin Archbishop of Dublin, Archdiocese of Dublin

13. Eimear Farrell Human Rights Officer Heads Up Ireland's national Artificial Intelligence Strategy

14. John Coulter Chief Executive Officer, sub-Saharan Africa, JPMorgan Chase & Co

15. Tadhg Flood Global Co-Head, Financial Institutions Group, Deutsche Bank

16. Kingston Mills Professor of Experimental Immunology, Trinity College Dublin

17. Teresa O'Flynn

Managing Director, BlackRock Inc.

18. Liam Condon

President, Bayer Crop Science, Bayer

19. Aine Kerr

Co-Founder and COO, Kinzen. Also married to Aodhán Ó Ríordáin who is an Irish Labour Party politician.

20. Mary Keeling Manager, Economic Analysis, Smarter Cities, IBM

21. Michael Hayes Global Head, Renewables, KPMG

22. Ruairí De Búrca Director-General, Development Cooperation and Africa Division, Irish Aid

23. Grainia Long Commissioner for Resilience, Belfast City Council

24. William (Liam) Casey Founder and Chief Executive Officer, PCH International

25. Mark Pollock Explorer and Collaboration Catalyst, Mark Pollock Trust, Ireland. Also involved with the 4th Industrial Revolution and a Young Global Leader.

26. Reamonn Lydon Senior Advisor, Research and Analysis, Central Bank of Ireland

27. Gerald Lawless Chairman, World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)

28. Alice Charles

Project Lead, Cities, Infrastructure and Urban Services Platform, World Economic Forum Geneva

29. George Sargent Sustainable Development

30. Young Global Leaders Caroline Casey Founder and Director, The Valuable 500, Ireland

31. Nora Khaldi

Founder and Chief Science Officer, Nuritas, Ireland

32. Sinéad Burke

Chief Executive Officer, Tilting The Lens, Ireland

33. Siobhan Walsh

CEO, Goal, Ireland

For the sake of completeness we are going to look at how far the WEF tentacles go when it comes to Ireland's academia within universities.

They have the Un

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