IBDE Events offer a unique opportunity to network with most senior policy-makers and executives from business and government institutions. Amongst many high profile previous speakers (in alphabetical order) at IBDE events include:​​​​

Jeremy Anderson CBE, ​Global Chairman, Financial Services, KPMG​​
Joe Anderson OBE, Mayor of Liverpool
Luis Alvarez, Chief Executive Officer, BT Global Services
Cyrus Ardalan, Chairman, OakNorth Bank
Andy Baldwin, Chairman, Global Financial Services, EY
James Bardrick, CEO, UK, Citi
Mark Barnett, President, UK & Ireland, MasterCard
Sir Howard Bernstein, Chief Executive, Manchester City Council
Andrew Bester, Chief Executive Officer, CB, Lloyds Banking Group
Sir Winfried Bischoff, Chairman, J.P. Morgan Securities plc
Sir Mark Boleat, Chairman of Policy, City of London
HE Peter Ammon, Ambassador of Germany to the UK (2013-2018)
Baroness Bowles, Chair of ECON Committee (2010-2014), European Parliament
HE Gordon Campbell, High Commissioner of Canada to the UK
HE Ahmet Unal Cevikoz, Ambassador of Turkey to the UK (2010-2014)
Brent Cheshire, Chairman, DONG Energy UK
Mark Cliffe, Chief Economist, ING Group
Michael Cole-Fontayn, Chairman, EMEA, The Bank of New York Mellon​​
Steven Cooper, Chief Executive Officer, Personal Banking, Barclays
David Craig, President, Financial & Risk, Thomson Reuters
Ludovic De Montille, Chairman UK, BNP Paribas Group

​​Sir Martin Donnelly, Permanent Secretary, Department for International Trade ​​
Robert Elliot, Chairman and Senior Partner, Linklaters
Kevin Ellis, Chairman, PwC
Ron Emerson, Chairman, British Business Bank
The Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, Secretary of State for Defence
Dr Jurgen Friedrich, Chief Executive Officer, Germany Trade and Invest
Simon Galpin, Director-General, InvestHK 
Martin Gilbert, Chief Executive Officer, Aberdeen Asset Management
John Griffith-Jones, Chairman, Financial Conduct Authority
Peter Harrison, Group CEO, Schroders PLC 
The Rt Hon Lord Heseltine CH, UK Deputy Prime Minister (1995 -1997)
Ian Johnston, Chief Executive, Dubai Financial Services Authority
Stephen Kon, Senior Partner, King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin
Juergen Maier, Chief Executive Officer, UK & Ireland, Siemens
Catherine McGuinness, Chairman of Policy, City of London
John McFarlane, Chairman, Barclays
Sir Michael Rake, Chairman, BT Group
Malcolm Sweeting, Senior Partner, Clifford Chance
James Stewart, Global Chairman, Infrastructure, KPMG
John Trundle, Chief Executive Officer, Euroclear UK & Ireland
HE Koji Tsuruoka, Ambassador of Japan to the UK 
Mark Yallop, Chief Executive Officer (2013-2014), UK UBS Group