Our Hosts

Claudia Romo Edelman

Claudia Romo Edelman is a special adviser at UNICEF. She is a Co-Host of ‘Global GoalsCast’, a podcast distributed by CBS News Digital and initiative of We Are All Human Foundation, that highlights stories of people seeking to achieve a more sustainable world.

Prior to this, she was seconded to the Executive Office of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, to lead communications and advocacy for the Sustainable Development Goals and Climate Change for the Special Adviser on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

She has successfully led PR, Brand and Marketing for some of the largest global organizations including the World Economic Forum, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB & Malaria, becoming a recognized strategist in marketing and communications for humanitarian causes. From 1999 to 2007, she headed PR, Media and Special Projects at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland.

Edie Lush

Edie Lush, a British-American Journalist, is an Author, Executive Editor of Hub Culture, a Communication Trainer and MC.   

Edie has thousands of interviews under her belt.  In her role as Executive Editor at Hub Culture, she is responsible for creating impactful social media content around the globe, from events in Davos to the UN General Assembly in New York to the COP Climate Summits. She has been the Economics and Political correspondent for Bloomberg Television, a columnist at The Week magazine and the Associate Editor of Spectator Business magazine.  She is a regular contributor to the Spectator Magazine and the BBC.  Her work has appeared in many publications including Prospect and Techonomy.

She runs her own business providing senior Leaders, Influencers, Academics and Executives with communication training.  

Before moving into journalism, Edie was a political analyst for investment bank UBS in London and New York-based hedge fund Omega Advisors. She was an International Relations specialist for both the Secretary General of the Organization of American States in Washington, D.C and Hungarian political party SzDSz in Budapest.

She is a regular speaker and Event MC – her areas of expertise include Technology and Entrepreneurs and the Sustainable Development Goals.  She has chaired three Literary-style Festivals for Intelligence Squared, including one on Climate Change and another on Everest.  She has been Chair of the British American Project and currently sits on the board of the Ellen Meloy Fund for Desert Writers.