Tuesday, May 19, 2009

2009 Bilderberg attendees

Held at Astir Palace Hotel in the suburban Athens resort of Vouliagmeni.

Dutch Queen Beatrix

Spanish Queen Sofia

Prince Constantijn (Netherlands)

Viscount Étienne Davignon, Belgium (former vice-president of the European Commission and director, Kissinger Associates)

Josef Ackermann, Germany (CEO of Deutsche Bank)

Keith B. Alexander, United States (Lieutenant General, U.S. Army, Director of the National Security Agency [NSA])

Roger Altman, United States (investment banker, former U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary under Bill Clinton)

Georgios A. Arapoglou, Greece (Governor of National Bank of Greece)

Ali Babacan, Turkey (Deputy Prime Minister responsible for economy)

Francisco Pinto Balsemão, Portugal (former Prime Minister of Portugal)

Nicholas Baverez, France (economist and historian)

Franco Bernabè, Italy (Telecom Italia)

Xavier Bertrand, France (French politician connected to Nicolas Sarkozy)

Carl Bildt, Sweden (former Prime Minister of Sweden)

Jan Bjorklund, Sweden (Minister of Education, Sweden)

Christoph Blocher, Switzerland (industrialist, Vice President of the Swiss People’s Party)

Alexandre Bompard, France (Europe 1 Radio)

Ana Patricia Botin, Spain, (President of Santander Bank Group)

Henri de Castries, France (President of AXA, the French global insurance group)

Juan Luis Cebrián, Spain (CEO PRISA Group)

W. Edmund Clark, Canada (CEO TD Bank Financial Group)

Kenneth Clarke, Great Britain (MP, Shadow Tory Business Secretary, former Chancellor of the Exchequer)

Luc Coene, Belgium (Vice Governor, National Bank of Belgium)

George David, United States (Chairman and former CEO of United Technologies Corporation, board member of Citigroup)

Richard Dearlove, Great Britain (former head of the British Secret Intelligence Service, MI-6)

Mario Draghi, Italy (Governor of the Bank of Italy)

Anders Eldrup, Denmark (CEO Danish Oil and Natural Gas [DONG] Energy)

John Elkann, Italy (Italian industrialist, heir to the Fiat SPA)

Thomas Enders, Germany (CEO Airbus)

Jose Entrecanales, Spain (Acciona Construction Group)

Isidro Faine Casas, Spain (President Caixa Bank)

Niall Ferguson, United States (Harvard Business School)

Timothy Geithner, United States (Secretary of the Treasury)

Dermot Gleeson, Ireland (Chairman Allied Irish Bank Group, ombudsman for Diaond Trading Company, affiliate of De Beers)

Donald Graham, United States (CEO and chairman of the board of The Washington Post Company)

Victor Halberstadt, Netherlands (Professor, Leiden University)

Ernst Hirsch Ballin, Netherlands (Dutch politician, minister of Justice in the fourth Balkenende cabinet, member of the Christian Democratic Appeal)

Richard Holbrooke, United States (Special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan)

Jaap De Hoop Scheffer, Netherlands (NATO Secretary General)

Gen. (rtd.) James Jones, United States (U.S. National Security Adviser)

Vernon Jordan, United States (lawyer, adviser to President Bill Clinton)

Robert Kagan, United States (Co-founder, Projct for the New American Century, columnist, Washington Post, New York Times, editor for The New Republic and Weekly Standard; arch-neoconservative)

Jyrki Katainen, Finland (Minister of Finance, Chairman of National Coalition Party)

John Kerr (Baron Kerr of Kinlochard), Great Britain (Deputy Chairman of Royal Dutch Shell, independent member of the House of Lords)

Mustafa Koç, Turkey (President of Koç Holding)

Roland Koch, Germany (Christian Democratic Minister-President [acting] of Hesse)

Sami Kohen, Turkey (Columnist, Milliyet)

Henry Kissinger, United States (former Secretary of State, unindicted war criminal)

Marie Jose Kravis, United States (Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute, former Board member Hollinger, Inc., wife of Henry Kravis, co-founder Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.)

Neelie Kroes, Netherlands (European Commissioner for Competition)

Odysseas Kyriakopoulos, Greece (S & B Group) Manuela Ferreira Leite, Portugal (Portuguese economist and politician)

Manuel Ferreira Leite, Portugal (Member, Portuguese Council of State, leader of Portuguese Social Democratic Party)

Bernardino Leon Gross, Spain (Secretary General of the Presidency)

Jessica Matthews, United States (President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

Philippe Maystadt, Belgium (President of the European Investment Bank)

Frank McKenna, Canada (Deputy Chairman of the TD Bank Group, former Premier of New Brunswick and ambassador to the United States)

John Micklethwait, Great Britain (Editor-in-chief of The Economist)

Thierry de Montbrial, France (founded the Department of Economics of the École Polytechnique and head of the Institut français des relations internationales (IFRI)

Mario Monti, Italy (President of the Bocconi University of Milan)

Miguel Angel Moratinos, Spain (Minister of Foreign Affairs)

Craig Mundie, United States (chief research and strategy officer, Microsoft, Inc.)

Egil Myklebust, Norway (Chairman of the board of SAS Group, Scandinavian Airlines System)

Mathias Nass, Germany (Editor of the newspaper Die Zeit)

Denis Olivennes, France (director general of Le Nouvel Observateur)

Frederic Oudea, France (CEO of Société Générale bank)

Cem Özdemir, Germany (co-leader of the Green Party/Alliance '90 and Member of the European Parliament)

Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Italy (Italian banker, economist, and former Minister of Economy and Finance)

Dimitris Papalexopoulos, Greece (Managing Director of Titan Cement Company, SA)

Richard Perle, United States (American Enterprise Institute)

David Petraeus, United States (Commander, U.S. Central Command)

Manuel Pinho, Portugal (Minister of Economy and Innovation)

J. Robert S. Prichard, Canada (CEO of Torstar Corporation)

Romano Prodi, Italy (former Italian Prime Minister, former President of the European Commission)

Heather M. Reisman, Canada (co-founder of Indigo Books & Music Inc.)

Eivind Reiten, Norway (CEO BD Norske Skog, former Norsk Hydro)

Michael Ringier, Switzerland (Chairman, Ringier AG, largest media company in Switzerland)

David Rockefeller, United States (Founder of Trilateral Commission, close colleague of Allan Dulles and Rockefeller family in-law John Foster Dulles)

Dennis Ross, United States (special adviser for the Persian Gulf and Southwest Asia to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton)

Barnett R. Rubin, United States (Director of Studies and Senior Fellow, Center for International Cooperation)

Alberto Ruiz-Gallardon, Spain (Mayor of Madrid)

Suzan Sabanci Dincer, Turkey (Chairman of Akbank)

Indira Samarasekera, Canada (President of University of Alberta, Board of Directors Scotiabank)

Eric Schmidt, United States (CEO, Google, Inc.)

Rudolph Scholten, Austria (Director, Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AG)

Jürgen E. Schrempp, Germany (CEO DaimlerChrysler)

Pedro Solbes Mira, Spain (economist, Socialist, Second Vice President and Minister of Economy and Finance)

James Steinberg, United States (Deputy Secretary of State)

Lawrence Summers, United States (economist, Director of the White House National Economic Council)

Peter Sutherland, Ireland (Chairman, BP and Chairman of Goldman Sachs International)

Martin Taylor, United Kingdom (former chief executive of Barclays Bank, currently Chairman of Syngenta AG)

Peter Thiel, United States (Clarium Capital Management LCC, PayPal co-founder, Board of Directors, Facebook)

Matti Vanhanen, Finland, (Prime Minister)

Daniel L. Vasella, Switzerland (Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Novartis AG)

Jeroen van der Veer, Netherlands (CEO of Royal Dutch Shell)

Guy Verhofstadt, Belgium (former Prime Minister)

Paul Volcker, U.S. (former Federal Reserve director, Chair of White House Economic Recovery Advisory Board)

Jacob Wallenberg, Sweden (chairman of Investor AB and former chairman of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken)

Marcus Wallenberg, Sweden (CEO of Investor AB, former chairman of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken)

Nout Wellink, Netherlands (Chairman of De Nederlandsche Bank, Board of Directors, the Bank of International Settlements)

Hans Wijers, Netherlands (CEO, AkzoNobel)

Martin Wolf, Great Britain (associate editor and chief economics commentator, Financial Times)

James Wolfensohn, United States (former president of the World Bank)

Paul Wolfowitz, United States (former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense, ex-President of the World Bank, current American Enterprise Institute scholar)

Fareed Zakaria, United States (journalist, Newsweek)

Robert Zoellick, United States (former managing director of Goldman Sachs, President of the World Bank)

Dora Bakoyannis, Greece (Minister of Foreign Affairs)

Anna Diamantopoulou, Greece (Member of Parliament for the Panhellenic Socialist Movement)

Yannis Papathanasiou, Greece (Minister of Finance)

Georgios Alogoskoufis, Greece (former Minister of Economy and Finance, New Democracy Party)

George A. David, Greece (businessman, Chairman of Board, Coca-Cola HBC)