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Peter Piot

Peter Piot is director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and a Handa Professor of Global Health. A clinician and microbiologist by training, Piot co-discovered the Ebola virus in 1976 and subsequently led pioneering research on HIV/AIDS, women’s health, and infectious diseases. 

warren mok

Warren Mok is a world-renowned Chinese tenor from Hong Kong who has been making frequent guest appearances in leading opera houses around the world. 

Josette Sheeran

Josette Sheeran is president emerita at Asia Society, where she served from 2013 to 2020. A former head of the World Food Programme, she currently serves as chief executive officer of Canoo and executive chairman at the McCain Institute.