Derreck Kayongo Global Soap Project Founder & CEO of the Center for Civil and Human Rights
With a compelling and courageous story of survival, discovery and humanitarianism, Derreck Kayongo galvanizes all types of audiences to seize the power of observation to identify issues and effectively solve challenges. From a young Ugandan refugee to successful entrepreneur, human rights activist, and renowned global health expert, Kayongo brings his story and guiding principles—coined as SELF (service, education, leadership and faith)—to life in emotionally packed presentations that stay with you long after his closing remarks. Kayongo is the founder of the Global Soap Project, which recycles bars of soap from thousands of hotels and redistributes them to disadvantaged populations around the world and impacts millions of people in over 90 countries. His experience, combined with his lifelong commitment to his work and notable rhetorical skills earned Kayongo his current role as the CEO at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, where he is dedicated to expanding the Center’s vision beyond its geography.
Jonathan Reiss Group CFO, Hamilton Insurance Group
Jonathan has been a member of Hamilton Insurance Group’s founding management team since December 2013. In addition to his responsibilities as CFO, Jonathan also has executive oversight for the Company’s Human Resources function and is the Executive Sponsor o the Company’s Diversity & Inclusion initiative. Previously, Jonathan was the Leader of EY’s Insurance and Reinsurance practice in Bermuda. Jonathan had been with EY, in Bermuda and New York, for 19 years and had been a Partner for 12 years. Jonathan is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU). He is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Bermuda and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Jonathan serves on the Board of Trustees of the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS).