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Ronan Harrington
CEO, Alter Ego; Political Strategist at Extinction Rebellion


Ronan is a visionary thinker on resilience and change, health and well-being, adapting to digital transformation, change management, and understanding millennials.

Hailing from an Irish village, Ronan has experienced a prodigious rise to global leadership:

At 23, he was nominated as one of the youngest Fellows of the Royal Society of the Arts;

at 24, he was Head of Innovation at a global creative agency,

at 25, he was a lead futurist at the British Foreign Office;

at 26, he was accepted to the Oxford University, Blavatnik School of Government;

at 27, he was one of youngest executives in the City of London, as Director of Futures and Strategy of a global firm;

at 28, he founded Alter Ego, a global network of leaders who are pioneering transformational change in society. 

Now also Political Strategist for Extinction Rebellion– the international movement that uses non-violent civil disobedience in an attempt to halt mass extinction and minimise the risk of social collapse, Ronan is now one of the world’s most influential next generation political strategists. 

A visionary thinker on the future of organisations and societies, Ronan offers a compelling picture of where the world is going, and who we must become. 

Agenda Sessions

  • Listening to the voice of the next generation: What connects Extinction Rebellion, asset management and enabling systemic change?