Minister for culture and democracy, Government of Sweden
Yvonne von Friedrichs is a professor of business administration and entrepreneurship at Mid Sweden University, where she also holds an appointment as associate professor in the discipline of tourism studies.
Dr Beatriz Garcia is Head of Research at the Institute of Cultural Capital and Senior Research Fellow in Communication at the University of Liverpool.
Charles Landry works with cities around the world to help them make the most of their potential. He is widely acclaimed as a speaker, author and innovator. He facilitates complex urban change projects.
Michael Quinn Patton is an independent organizational development and evaluation consultant based in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Jyoti Hosagrahar is the Director of the Division of Creativity at UNESCO.