Gina Miller is an entrepreneur and activist. She has taken the government to court twice and won, and has led campaigns against Brexit, modern day slavery, pension reform, and responsible capitalism. She is the author of Rise: Life Lessons in Speaking Out, Standing Tall & Leading the Way and discusses social justice, politics and corporate transparency.
From supporting herself as a teenager to facing abuse at law school, Gina has used her experiences to speak out against injustice and become one of the most influential activists in the UK. Together with her husband, Gina founded SCM Direct, a wealth management and investment company born out of the financial crisis, which advocates for transparency and ethical investment.
Gina led a number of campaigns over the politics and implementation of Brexit. Most notably, she took the British government to court over its right to implement Brexit without the prior approval of Parliament. She also challenged the government’s extended prorogation of parliament, and founded a number of anti- Brexit movements.
With a life of fighting injustice, challenging power, and dealing with trauma, Gina discusses social equality and justice, resilience and dealing with failure, and finding and using one’s voice. She looks at the intersection between business, politics and the influence of the wider society, considering matters like corporate transparency, financial scrutiny, political reformation and safeguarding.
Gina has appeared on Question Time, Newsnight, BBC World Service, Sky News and Radio 4’s Any Questions. She is the founder of the True and Fair Campaign and Foundation, which exposes financial misconduct in the investment and pension industries and offers protection to consumers. She is also an ambassador for the Desmond Tutu Foundation, which provides treatment for and conducts research into HIV/Aids.