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Jim O'Neill is Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management. He joined Goldman Sachs in 1995, rising to chief economist, and in 2001 he led the team that conducted the original BRIC analysis. He is a member of the boards of the UK Royal Economic Society, Itinera and Bruegel, and also chairman of the charity SHINE. He has a lifelong passion for Manchester United FC, and has served as a non-executive director of the club's board.
Donal O'Neill is an Irish born, independent documentary filmmaker. A former international track and field athlete, Donal's passion for health and human perfomance resonates throughout his films. After his hugely successful and influential Cereal Killers (2013), which explored the benefits of a high fat diet whilst exposing the dangers of sugar and wheat heavy diets, he joined forces in 2015 with British Cardiologist Dr Aseem Malhotra to make The Big Fat Fix (2016). World renowned Sports Scientist Prof Tim Noakes has hailed it as "the best health movie ever." The Pioppi Diet, co-written with Dr Aseem Malhotra, is Donal's first book.
Gilda O'Neill grew up in the East End of London. Having left school aged fifteen, she later returned to education as a mature student and went on to take three university degrees. Since 1990 she has been writing full-time and has published numerous works of both fiction and non-fiction, including two non-fiction bestsellers, My East End and Our Street. Gilda O'Neill is married with two grown-up children and lives in the East End.
Dick Lehr (Author) Dick Lehr is a professor of journalism at Boston University and a former reporter at the Boston Globe. He is the author of several books, including the national bestseller and Edgar Award-winning Black Mass: Whitey Bulger, the FBI, and a Devil's Deal. Gerard O'Neill (Author) GERARD O'NEILL has won the Pulitzer Prize in journalism as well as many other national journalism awards. He was the longtime editor of the Boston Globe's award-winning investigative team. He co-authored Black Mass and also, with Lehr, The Underboss, as well as Rogues and Redeemers, a political history of the Boston Irish focusing on the city's most famous mayors.
Annie O'Neill is the author of Unknown Territory, available in print and digital formats from Black Lace.
The Countess Emilia Pardo Bazán was born in 1851 and married at sixteen. After separating from her husband, she embarked on an affair with novelist Benito Pérez Galdós. The House of Ulloa (1886) is generally considered as her masterpiece among her many literary works. Professor Paul O'Prey is Vice-Chancellor of the University of Roehampton, London. Lucia Graves has translated works by Robert Graves, Anaïs Nin, Katherine Mansfield and Carlos Ruiz Zafón, and is the author of a memoir, A Woman Unknown, and a novel, The Memory House.
Denis O'Regan has toured the world as official photographer to David Bowie, Queen, the Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd and Duran Duran. He was the official photographer at Live Aid, and continued that tradition as official photographer at the Concert For Diana, MTV European Music Awards, and most recently Download, Coachella and Glastonbury festivals. In an eventful career - and purely in the line of duty - Denis has enjoyed dinner for two in Japan with Joni Mitchell, picknicked with David Bowie in Australia, partied with Prince in a park in Minnesota, and argued with Bob Marley in his native Jamaica. (They made up.) He was known as 'Doris' by Freddie Mercury, 'Reg' by Duran Duran, 'Scoop' by Bob Geldof and, on one occasion, 'Yob' by Keith Richards.
Colm O’Regan is a critically acclaimed stand-up comedian, columnist, broadcaster and author. He writes a weekly column for the Irish Examiner and has written for national online and print media on both sides of the Irish Sea. Colm is also a columnist with RTÉ Radio 1’s Drivetime, BBC World Service’s In The Balance and BBC World News’ Talking Business. He also writes and presents RTÉ’s occasional comedy programme, Colm O'Regan Wants a Word. As a stand-up comedian, he has performed all over the world and he has appeared on RTÉ’s Late Late Show and on Comedy Central. Colm also set up and runs the @irishmammies Twitter account which has over 220,000 followers and was the inspiration behind his three bestselling books of Irish Mammies. His most recent bestseller was Bolloxology. From Dripsey in County Cork, Colm now lives in Dublin but he’s up and down that road a good bit.
James Patterson (Author) JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. His books have sold in excess of 385 million copies worldwide. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past two decades – the Alex Cross, Women’s Murder Club, Detective Michael Bennett and Private novels – and he has written many other number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand-alone thrillers. James is passionate about encouraging children to read. Inspired by his own son who was a reluctant reader, he also writes a range of books for young readers including the Middle School, I Funny, Treasure Hunters, Dog Diaries and Max Einstein series. James has donated millions in grants to independent bookshops and has been the most borrowed author of adult fiction in UK libraries for the past eleven years in a row. He lives in Florida with his wife and son. Bill O'Reilly (Author) Bill O’Reilly currently serves as the anchor of Fox News Channel’s The O’Reilly Factor. His books for children include the Last Days biographies, The O’Reilly Factor for Kids and Kids Are Americans Too.
Emily O'Reilly is a former Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, she has been Journalist of the Year and Woman Journalist of the Year. She is the author of two books; Candidate: The Truth Behind the Presidential Campaign, and Masterminds of the Right Campaign. Emily O'Reilly lives in Howth, County Dublin, with her husband Stephen Ryan and their four children.
Emma O'Reilly was born in 1970 in the working-class Dublin suburb of Tallaght. She trained to be an electrician before becoming interested in sports massage and therapy. Emma worked for the Irish national cycling team for three years and then for professional teams in the United States, joining US Postal in 1996. Confronted by a doping culture she despised, she resigned her position in 2000 and began to speak out about what was happening in the sport. She now runs The Body Clinic in Hale, Cheshire, treating Olympic athletes and professional sportspeople, as well as members of the general public.
Tim O’Reilly is widely recognised as the leading thinker of Silicon Valley. As the founder and CEO of the publishing company O’Reilly Media, he has become famous for spotting technology with world-shaking potential – from launching the world’s first commercial website in 1993, via popularising terms like ‘Web 2.0’ and ‘OpenSource’ in the early 2000s, to advising the White House on its tech policies over the last decade. O’Reilly is also a partner of the venture capital firm O’Reilly AlphaTech, and sits on the boards of Maker Media, Code for America, PeerJ, Civis Analytics and PopVox. He lives in Oakland, California.
Judith O'Reilly is a writer and journalist. Her first book Wife in the North was based on her blog of the same name and was a bestseller. Her second book, a novel, is living in a drawer. Her third book is this one. She is married with three children, and for one year she tried to be good.
Adam O'Riordan was born in Manchester in 1982, where he currently lives. In 2008 he became the youngest Poet-in-Residence at The Wordsworth Trust, the Centre for British Romanticism. His first collection In the Flesh (2010) win a Somerset Maugham Award. He is the Academic Director of the Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Norman Johnson was born in Merseyside in 1933 and now lives quietly in Stafford, close to his daughters and grandchildren. Michael O'Rourke was born in 1955. He has been a close friend of Norman Johnson's for over 20 years and lives in Yarnfield.
Derval O'Rourke is a former World Champion hurdler, European medallist and three times Olympian. She now works with Munster Rugby as a player development manager. Her first book, Food for the Fast Lane, was a No 1 bestseller in Ireland. Derval lives in Cork with her husband, Olympic sailor, Peter O'Leary, their baby daughter, Dafne, and their dogs, Berlino and Chaz.
Kevin O'Rourke is Professor of Economics at NYU Abu Dhabi. He was previously Chichele Professor of Economic History at Oxford, and a Fellow of All Souls College. Between 2014 and 2018 he was Research Director of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, a network of 1100 researchers in universities throughout Europe. He is a member of the Royal Irish Academy and a Fellow of the British Academy. His previous books include (as co-author) Globalization and History: the evolution of a nineteenth-century Atlantic economy and Power and Plenty: Trade, War and the World Economy in the Second Millennium; and (as co-editor) The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Europe.
Donal O’Shea is professor of mathematics and dean of faculty at Mount Holyoke College. He has written scholarly books and monographs, and his research articles have appeared in numerous journals and collections. He lives in South Hadley, Massachusetts.
Charlotte O’Shea founded rockmywedding.co.uk in 2009. Since then the brand has evolved into one of the most influential in the wedding industry with over 1.2 million followers across social media platforms, and hundreds of thousands of readers visiting the blog every month. Charlotte believes every bride and groom should have their wedding their way; that it’s about the joy as much as the pretty; and that love truly does conquer all. Charlotte lives in Warwickshire with her husband James, their daughter Mabel Rose, and a vast collection of floral tea dresses and ankle boots.
Sonia O'Sullivan was born in Cobh, Co. Cork, in 1969. She won one World Championship gold medal and three European Championship gold medals on the track, as well as two World Cross-Country Championship golds. At the 2000 Olympics she took silver in the 5,000 metres.
Eddie O'Sullivan is a former PE teacher who took an unorthodox route up the coaching ladder. O'Sullivan's first success was to deliver a national under-15 basketball crown to a small convent in Co. Galway. Now 50, he lives in Moylough, Co. Galway with his wife, Noreen, and children, Katie and Barry. Vincent Hogan is the Chief Sports Feature Writer of the Irish Independent. A former 'Sportswriter of the Year', his autobiography of Paul McGrath, Back from the Brink, won all three Irish Sports Book of the Year awards in 2006 and was voted 'Autobiography of the Year' at the British Sports Book awards.
Mark O'Sullivan is a writer whose work has won a Bisto Award in Ireland and an International Youth Library White Raven Award. His work has been translated into many languages. He is married with two daughters and lives in County Tipperary.
Mark O’Sullivan has published nine novels. His work has won several awards in Ireland and France and been translated into six languages. He has also published short stories and poetry in various magazines and journals. His first crime novel featuring Detective Inspector Leo Woods, Crocodile Tears, was published to critical acclaim. Mark is married with two daughters and lives in Thurles, County Tipperary.
Dr Suzanne O’Sullivan has been a consultant in neurology since 2004, first working at The Royal London Hospital and now as a consultant in clinical neurophysiology and neurology at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, and for a specialist unit based at the Epilepsy Society. She specialises in the investigation of complex epilepsy and also has an active interest in psychogenic disorders. Suzanne’s book about psychosomatic illness, It's All in Your Head, won both the Wellcome Book Prize and the Royal Society of Biology Book Prize.
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