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Michael Sheldrick

Michael Sheldrick is a visionary leader at Global Citizen, dedicated to ending extreme poverty through innovative campaigns and partnerships. His expertise in rallying support from governments, businesses, and foundations positions him as an influential keynote speaker on global issues including policy, sustainable development and corporate responsibility.


About Michael Sheldrick

As a policy entrepreneur, Michael has collaborated with high-profile artists like Beyoncé, Coldplay, Idris and Sabrina Elba, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, Priyanka Chopra, Rihanna, and Usher. He has also engaged with world leaders including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, Barbados’ Prime Minister Mia Mottley, former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, and former Australian Prime Ministers Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd.

Michael has co-produced major global campaigns and events such as the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park, New York, the record-breaking virtual concert One World: Together At Home, and the Nelson Mandela centennial celebration Mandela 100. These initiatives have not only reached millions worldwide but have also secured over US$40 billion for critical causes like medical treatment, sanitation, education, equity, and climate resilience.

Michael’s speeches cover a wide range of topics, including leadership, policy advocacy, sustainable development, and corporate responsibility. His impactful work and engaging speaking style make him a sought-after speaker at conferences and summits globally.

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Speech Topics

Michael Sheldrick’s speech topics include, but are not limited to:

Climate Change

  • Carbon
  • Circulate Economy
  • International Cooperation
  • Just Transition

Corporate Responsibility

  • Philanthropy
  • Social Impact and Purpose
  • Sustainability

Government & Politics

  • Geopolitics
  • Global Health
  • Politics and Future Trends
  • “Pop” Meets Policy


  • Collaboration
  • Equality
  • Resilience
  • Storytelling
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