Managing Director of One Young World
Ella Robertson is the Managing Director of One Young World, the global forum for young leaders. Ella oversees the annual One Young World Summit which has taken place in nine different cities across the world, from Bangkok to Bogota. Ella’s main passion is building communities: Ella recently founded W1 Debates which seeks to create robust but civilised discourse on foreign policy issues by hosting live debates and forums. Alongside this, Ella is the Co-Founder of the Sino-German Initiative, a new venture which will be running conferences and programs to increase the business and cultural relationships between Germany and China. Ella read English Literature at Balliol College Oxford and began a law training contract with a Magic Circle firm before changing track and pursuing a career in the third sector. She was on the Scottish International Debating team and lives in Marylebone where she is a governor at a local primary school.