GibTalks 2022 – Speakers


Gibraltar Cultural Services, working alongside playwright, actor, director and teacher, Julian Felice, will be holding the GibTalks event on Saturday 5th February 2022 at the John Mackintosh Hall. The idea is styled on the very successful TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) series of talks (

GibTalks will see a range of local guest speakers deliver fifteen-minute talks on a broad spectrum of subjects with the aim of focusing on the anecdotal, the personal, and the light-hearted. In addition to the invited speakers, four ten-minute ‘Vox Pop’ slots have also been allocated to members of the public who will have the opportunity to speak to the audience about an issue close to their hearts.

The organisers are pleased to announce the following speakers who represent a cross-section of the community and will help make up a rich and varied programme, divided into morning and afternoon sessions, as follows:

Morning Session

1015 – 1030            Nyreen Llamas

1035 – 1050            Keith Madeira

1055 – 1105            Daisy Davis – Vox Pop

1110 – 1125             Tania Rahmany

1125 – 1200             BREAK

1200 – 1210            Tarik El-Yabani – Vox Pop

1140 – 1155            The Hon Prof John Cortes MBE JP MP

1235 – 1250            HE The Governor Vice Admiral Sir David Steel KBE DL

Afternoon Session

1400 – 1415            Lt Col (Retd) Ivor Lopez MBE

1420 – 1435            HW The Mayor Christian Santos GMD

1440 – 1450            Roe Torreon – Vox Pop

1455 – 1510            Lewis Stagnetto BEM

1510 – 1545             BREAK

1545 – 1555            Wayne Tunbridge – Vox Pop

1600 – 1615            Dale Moreno

1620 – 1635            Anne Morello

1640 – 1655            Shania Robba

Tickets for the event will be on sale as from Monday 10th January 2022 via Tickets are priced £6 for the morning session, £6 for the afternoon session and £10 for the full day.

All attendees will be required to present either proof of Covid vaccination or a negative result from a lateral flow test (taken within 24 hours of attendance).

GibTalks has a Facebook event page and a Twitter account (@gib_talks). For further information please contact the GCS Events Department on 20067236 or email: