List of 2006 Bilderberg Attendees



Davignon, Etienne, Hon. Chairman – Vice Chairman, Suez-Tractebel (utility holding company, independent power producer with operations in more than 100 countries); Belgium


Abu-Amr, Ziad – Member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, President of the Palestinian Council of Foreign Relations; Palestine


Aguiar-Branco, Jose Pedro – Former Minister of Justice, Member of Parliament; Portugal


Aigrain, Jacques – CEO, Swiss Re (life and health reinsurance); Switzerland


Ajami, Fouad – Director, Middle East Studies Program, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University; USA


Alogoskoufis, George – Minister of Economy and Finance; Greece


Bagiş, Egemen – Member of Parliament; Foreign Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister; Turkey


Balls, Edward – Economic Secretary to the Treasury; Great Britain


Balsemāo, Francisco Pinto – Chairman and CEO, IMPRESA, S.G.P.S. (media group); former Prime Minister; Portugal


Barnier, Michel – Corporate Vice President, bioMérieux Alliance (in vitro diagnostics for medical and industrial applications); former Minister for Foreign Affairs; former European Commissioner for Regional Policy; France


Bartenstein, Martin – Minister of Economics and Labor; Austria


Bernabé, Franco – Vice Chairman, Rothschild Europe; Italy


Bildt, Carl – former Prime Minister; Sweden


Boyner, Ümit N. – Member of the Executive Board, Boyner Holding (retail); Turkey


Bressand, Albert – Professor and Managing Director designate, Center for Energy, Marine Transportation and Public Policy, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; France


Bronner, Oscar – Publisher and Editor “Der Standard”; Austria


Browne, John – Group Chief Executive, BP plc; Great Britain


Burda, Hubert – Publisher and CEO, Hubert Burda Media Holding GmbH & Co. KG; Germany


Castries, Henri de – Chairman of the Management Board and CEO, AXA (insurance); France


Cebrían, Juan LuisCEO, PRISA (media company; Spain


Chalabi, Ahmed – Deputy Prime Minister; former Interim Oil Minister; Iraq


Clark, Edmund – President and CEO, TD Bank Financial Group; Canada


Clarke, Kenneth – Member of Parliament; Great Britain


Collins, Timothy C.Senior Managing Director and CEO, Ripplewood Holdings, LLC (equity firm); USA


Collomb, BertrandChairman, Lafarge SA (building materials); France


Comper, Tony – President and CEO, BMO Financial Group; Canada


Crawley, Philip – Publisher and CEO, “The Globe and Mail”; Canada


David, George A. – Chairman, Coca-Cola HBC; Greece


Kemal Derviş – Administrator, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)


Descoing, Richard – Director, Institut d'Études Politiques; France


Desmarais, Jr., Paul – CEO, Power Corporation (management and holding company); Canada


Devedjian, Patrick – Member of Parliament; France


Donilon, Thomas E. – Partner, O'Melveny & Myers LLP; USA


Döpfner, Mathias – Chairman of the Board of Management, Axel Springer AG (newspaper and magazine publisher); Germany


Eldrup, AndersPresident, DONG A/S (energy), Denmark


Elkann, John – Vice Chairman, Fiat S.p.A. (car manufacturer); Italy


Feldstein, Martin S. – President and CEO, National Bureau of Economic Research; USA


Geithner, Timothy F. – President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of New York; USA


Gigot, Paul A. – Editor of the Editorial Page, The Wall Street Journal; USA


Gilady, Eival – Head of Coordination and Strategy at the Office of the Prime Minister; Israel


Gleeson, Dermot – Chairman, AIB Group (banking and financial services); Ireland


Goldschmidt, Pierre – Former IAEA Deputy General and Former Head of the Department of Safeguards; Visiting Scholar, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Belgium


Gussenbauer, Alfred – Parliamentary Leader, SPÖ; Austria


Halberstadt, Victor – Professor of Economics, Leiden University; Former Honorary Secretary General of Bilderberg Meetings; Netherlands


Hansen, Jean-Pierre – CEO, Suez-Tractebel SA; Belgium


Heinäluoma, Eero – Minister of Finance; Finland


Allan B. Hubbard – Assistant to the President for Economic Policy; Director National Economic Council; USA


Holbrooke, Richard C. – Former US Ambassador to the United Nations; Vice Chairman, Perseus, LLC (merchant bank, private equity fund management); USA


Jensen, Siv – Member of Parliament; Norway


Josef Joffe – Publisher-Editor, Die Zeit; Germany


Johnson, James A. – Vice Chairman, Perseus, LLC; former Vice Chairman, Chairman, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Fannie Mae; USA


Jordan, Jr., Vernon E. – Senior Managing Director, Lazard Frères & Co. LLC (investment bank); leading Washington power broker, Member of the Board for American Express and Dow Jones; USA


Anatole Kaletsky – Editor at Large, The Times; Great Britain


Yves de Kerdrel – Editor, Le Figaro; France


Kerr of Kinlochard, John – Deputy Chairman, Royal Dutch Shell plc; Great Britain


Kimsey, James V. – Founding CEO and Chairman Emeritus, America Online Inc.; USA


Kissinger, Henry A. – Chairman, Kissinger Associates; former US Secretary of State; USA


Kleisterlee, Gerard J. – President and CEO, Royal Philips Electronics; Netherlands


Koç, Mustafa V. – Chairman, Koç Holdings A.S. (holding firm); Turkey


Köprülü, Kemal – Founding Chairman, ARI Movement; Turkey


Korkman, SixtenManaging Director, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy ETLA and Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA; Finland


Koru, Fehmi – Senior Writer, Yeni Safak; Turkey


Koss, Johann O. – Former (Norwegian) Olympic gold medalist; former UNICEF Ambassador and member of the International Olympic Committee; President and CEO, Right To Play (non-profit); Canada


Kravis, Henry R. – Founding Partner, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (investment bank); USA


Kravis, Marie-Josée – Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute Inc. (conservative Washington think-tank); USA


Kroes, Neelie – Commissioner for Competition, European Commission


Kronenburg, Ed – Director of the Private Office, NATO Headquarters


Kudelski, André – Chairman of the Board and CEO, Kudelski Group (digital security); Director, Nestlé (food); Switzerland


Lauvergeon, Anne – Chairman of the Executive Board, AREVA (world leader in nuclear power); France


Gross, Bernardino Leon – Secretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Spain


Lippen, Maurice – Chairman, Fortis Bank; Belgium


Lloyd, Ronald S. – Chairman and CEO, Credit Suisse First Boston; Canada


Luti, William J. – Special Assistant to the President for Defense Policy and Strategy, National Security Council; USA


Mathews, Jessica T. – President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; USA


McKenna, Frank – Deputy Chair, Toronto Dominion Bank Financial Group; Canada


Medish, Mark C. – Partner, Akin Group Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP; former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Russian, Ukrainian and Eurasian Affairs on the National Security Council; former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs; member of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR); USA


Montbrial, Thierry de – President, French Institute for International Relations; France


Monti, Mario – President, Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi (business school), Italy


Mundie, Craig J. – Chief Technical Officer Advanced Strategies and Policy, Microsoft Corporation; USA


Myklebust, Egil – Chairman of the Board of Directors SAS, Norsk Hydro ASA (offshore oil company, aluminum producer); Norway


Nass, Matthias – Deputy Editor, Die Zeit; Germany


Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands


Nickerson, Ken – iBinary Corp (technology research and investment); Canada


Nixon, Gordon – President and CEO, Royal Bank of Canada; Canada


Norvik, Harald – Chairman & Partner, ECON Management AS; Chairman of the Board of Directors for Oslo Stock Exchange; former Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy; Norway


O'Brien, Denis – Chairman and Founder, Communicorp Group Ltd. (media holding company); Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ireland; Ireland


Olechowski, Andrzej – Leader, Civic Platform (liberal conservative party); Poland


Ollila, Jorma – Chairman, Royal Dutch Shell; Finland


Osborne, George – Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer; Great Britain


Özel, Soli – Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Istanbul Bilgi University; Turkey


Padoa-Schioppa, Tommaso – Minister of Finance; Italy


Pataki, George E. – Governor of New York State; USA


Pearlstine, Norman – Senior Advisor, Time Warner Inc. (media group); USA


Pei, Minxin – Director, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; USA


Perle, Richard N. – Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research; USA


Pflüger, Friedbert – State Secretary of Defense; Germany


Andris Piebalgs – Commissioner for Energy, European Commission


Pinault, François-Henri – President, Artemis (holding company); Chairman and CEO, PPR Group (holding company); personal friend of president Jacques Chirac; France


Prichard, J. Robert S. – President, Torstar Media Group; Canada


Rattner, Steven – Managing Principal, Quadrangle Group, LLC (investment firm); USA


Reinfeldt, Fredrik – Chairman Conservative Party; Sweden


Reisman, Heather – Chair and CEO, Indigo Books & Music Inc. (bookstore chain); Canada


David Rockefeller – American billionaire; former Member of JP Morgan International Council; former Chairman and CEO of Chase Manhattan Bank; Honorary Chairman of Trilateral Commission, Council on Foreign Relations, and Council of the Americas; USA


Rodriguez Inciarte, Matias – Executive Vice Chairman, Grupo Santander (European network of universities), Ciudad Grupo Santander; Spain


Ross, Dennis B. – Director, Washington Institute for Near East Policy; former US ambassador and Washington's chief peace negotiator in the Middle East; USA


Roy, Olivier – Senior Researcher, French National Center for Scientific Research; author of “The Failure of Political Islam” and “The New Central Asia: The Creation of Nations”; France


Roy, J. Stapleton – Managing Director, Kissinger Associates Inc.; senior US diplomat specializing in Asian Affairs; former Assistant Secretary of State for intelligence and research; USA


Sadjapour, Karim – Analyst, International Crisis Group; USA


Sant, Roger – Co-founder and Chairman Emeritus, The AES Corporation (power company); The Summit Foundation; USA


Sariolghalam, Mahmood – Associate professor of IR, School of Economic and Political Sciences, National University of Iran


Scaroni, Paolo – CEO, Eni S.p.A. (oil, natural gas, petrochemicals, oil field services); former CEO of Enel (electricity utility); Italy


Schily, Otto – Former Minister of Interior Affairs; Member of Parliament; Member of the Committee of Foreign Affairs; Germany


Scholten, Rudolf – Member of the Board of Executive Directors, Österreichische Kontrollbank AG; Austria


Schrempp, Jürgen E. – Former Chairman of the Board of Management, DaimlerChrysler AG; Director, South African Coal, Oil and Gas Corporation Ltd.; Germany


Schulz, Ekkehard D. – Chairman, ThyssenKrupp AG (technology, steel); Germany


Seidenfaden, Tøger – Executive Editor-in-Chief, Politiken; Denmark


Silva, Augosto Santos – Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Portugal


Steinberg, James B. – Dean, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas; Board of Directors, Pacific Council on International Policy; member, President's Council on International Activities, Yale University; former Deputy National Security Advisor; USA


Stráberg, Hans – President and CEO, AB Electrolux (appliances); Sweden


Sutherland, Peter D. – Chairman, BP plc; Chairman, Goldman Sachs International; founding Director-General of the World Trade Organization; member, Trilateral Commission; Ireland


Tremonti, Giulio – Vice President of the Chamber of Deputies; Italy


Tsoukalis, Loukas – President, Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy; Greece


Verhagen, Maxime J.M. Parliamentary Leader, CDA; Netherlands


Vincocur, John – Senior Correspondent, International Herald Tribune; USA


Wallenberg, Jacob – Chairman, Investor AB (investment company); Vice-Chairman, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB; member, Council of Foreign Relations; Sweden


Waugh, Richard E. – President and CEO, Bank of Nova Scotia; Canada


Wellink, A.H.E.M. – President De Nederlandsche Bank; Netherlands


Wolf, Martin H. – Associate Editor and Economics Commentator, Financial Times; Great Britain


Wolfensohn, James D. – Special Envoy for the Gaza Disengagement; former President, World Bank; member, Council of Foreign Relations; USA


Zelikow, Philip D. -- Counselor of the Department, US Department of State; USA


Zhang, Yi – Deputy Secretary General, China Society for Strategy and Management Research; China


Zoellick, Robert B. – just-resigned Deputy Secretary of State; USA


Zumwinkel, Klaus – Chairman of the Board of Management, Deutsche Post AG (federal mail); Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Deutsche Telekom AG (telecommunication) and Deutsche Postbank AG (banking); member of the Supervisory Board, Deutsche Lufthansa AG (airline), Karstadt Quelle AG (retail), Morgan Stanley (USA); Germany



Bredow, Vendeline von – Paris Correspondent, The Economist; Great Britain

Wooldridge, Adrian D. – Foreign Correspondent, The Economist