Russell Brand Discusses WEF's Influence




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


Ireland:


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 https://www.weforum.org/people/leo-varadkar

2. Fine Gael - Paschal Donohoe Minister of Finance, Department of Finance of Ireland weforum.org/people/paschal

3. Fine Gael - Michael Noonan Former Minister of Finance, Department of Finance of Ireland weforum.org/people/michael

4. Fine Gael - Enda Kenny Former Taoiseach (2011-2017), Fine Gael Party weforum.org/agenda/authors

5. Mary Robinson

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

weforum.org/people/mary-ro

6. Denis O Brien Chairman, Digicel Group weforum.org/agenda/authors

7. Bono Lead Singer U2, Co-Founder, (RED); Co-Founder, ONE weforum.org/people/bono

8. Bob Geldof Advisor, ONE weforum.org/agenda/authors

9. Alan Joyce Chief Executive Officer, Qantas Airways Limited weforum.org/agenda/authors

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

11. David McWilliams Broadcaster, Writer and Commentator, Iconic Media Ltd weforum.org/people/david-m

12. Diarmuid Martin Archbishop of Dublin, Archdiocese of Dublin weforum.org/people/diarmui

13. Eimear Farrell Human Rights Officer Heads Up Ireland's national Artificial Intelligence Strategy weforum.org/people/eimear-

14. John Coulter Chief Executive Officer, sub-Saharan Africa, JPMorgan Chase & Co weforum.org/people/john-co

15. Tadhg Flood Global Co-Head, Financial Institutions Group, Deutsche Bank weforum.org/people/tadhg-f

16. Kingston Mills Professor of Experimental Immunology, Trinity College Dublin weforum.org/agenda/authors

17. Teresa O'Flynn

Managing Director, BlackRock Inc.

weforum.org/people/teresa-

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 weforum.org/people/mary-ke

21. Michael Hayes Global Head, Renewables, KPMG weforum.org/agenda/authors

22. Ruairí De Búrca Director-General, Development Cooperation and Africa Division, Irish Aid weforum.org/people/ruairi-

23. Grainia Long Commissioner for Resilience, Belfast City Council weforum.org/people/grainia

24. William (Liam) Casey Founder and Chief Executive Officer, PCH International weforum.org/people/william

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

26. Reamonn Lydon Senior Advisor, Research and Analysis, Central Bank of Ireland weforum.org/agenda/authors

27. Gerald Lawless Chairman, World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) weforum.org/agenda/authors

28. Alice Charles

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

weforum.org/agenda/authors

29. George Sargent Sustainable Development weforum.org/agenda/authors

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

31. Nora Khaldi

Founder and Chief Science Officer, Nuritas, Ireland

younggloballeaders.org/community

32. Sinéad Burke

Chief Executive Officer, Tilting The Lens, Ireland

younggloballeaders.org/community

33. Siobhan Walsh

CEO, Goal, Ireland

younggloballeaders.org/community

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