Eddy Canfor-Dumas is co-founder of Engi Conflict Management and was co-leader of the international ‘Understand to Prevent’ initiative 2014-17, which produced practical guidance on the military contribution to the prevention of violent conflict. He is a visiting lecturer at the UK Defence Academy and a member of the UK Chief of Defence Staff’s Strategy Forum. Eddy is also a professional writer and a Samaritans listening volunteer.

Peter Osborn As a director of Dialogics Consultancy Ltd. Peter co-created a wide range of teaching resources and workshops to help people of all ages develop the core skills of conversation. These include books, videos, apps and face-to-face training programmes for a variety of organisations including British Telecom, the Communication Trust, The Stephen Lawrence Trust, Essex County Council and the University of London.