1982 Bilderberg Meeting Participant List

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14-16 May 1982

Walter Scheel*
Former President of the Federal Republic of Germany

Victor Halberstadt*
Professor of Public Finance, Leyden University

Theodore L. Eliot, Jr.*
Dean, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University

Willem F. Duisenberg*
President, De Nederlandsche Bank N.V.

DENTage AndersenManaging Director and Chief Executive, Den Danske Bank
USADwayne O. AndreasChairman and Chief Executive Officer, Archer Daniels Midland Co.
AUSHannes Androsch*Chairman of the Managing Board of Directors, Creditanstalt-Bankverein
FRGEgon BahrMember of Parliament; Author Working Paper, Session II
USAGeorge W. Ball**Senior Managing Director, Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb Inc.
GREMaria BecketFormer Advisor to Ministers of Coordination and Foreign Affairs
USAJack F. Bennett*Director and Senior Vice President, Exxon Corporation
FRGeorges BerthoinEuropean Chairman, The Trilateral Commission
INTChristoph Bertram*Director, The International Institute for Strategic Studies; Author Working Paper Session II
NETHErnst H. van der Beugel**Professor of International Relations, Leyden University; Director of Companies
TURSelahattin Beyazit*Director of Companies
ICEBjorn BjarnasonPolitical Journalist, Morgunbladid
NORGro Harlem BrundtlandMember of Parliament, Former Prime Minister
AUSErhard BusekDeputy Mayor of Vienna; Former Secretary General O.V.P.
GRECosta Carras*Member of the Board, Union of Greek Shipowners
SPAJaime Carvajal UrquijoChairman and Chief Executive Officer, Banco Urquijo
FINC. Fredrik K. CastrenPresident and Chief Executive Officer, Kyml Kymmene Oy
CANJean ChretienMinister of Justice and Attorney General
DENHenning ChristophersenMember of Parliament, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee
NETHWisse DekkerPresident, Philips Gloeilampenfabrieken
CANPaul DesmaraisChairman and Chief Executive Officer, Power Corporation of Canada
CANWilliam A. DimmaPresident, A.E. LePage Ltd. and Board Chairman, Polysar Ltd.
USAHermann F. EiltsUniversity Professor of International Relations, Research Professor of History and Political Science, Boston University; Author Working Paper Session III
USAMurray H. Finley*President, Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union
USAPaul B. Finney*Editorial Director, Thomson Magazines
FRJean Francois-PoncetFormer Minister of Foreign Affairs
NORKnut FrydenlundMember of Parliament; Former Minister of Foreign Affairs
USAEvan G. GalbraithU.S. Ambassador to France
USACharles Getchell*Lawyer and Trustee
USAMeg GreenfieldEditorial Page Editor, The Washington Post
SWESten Gustafsson*Managing Director, SAB-SCANIA AB
ICEGeir Hallgrimsson*Member of Parliament, Former Prime Minister
SWIFritz Halm Chairman of the Board of Directors, SIG Swiss Industrial Company; Chairman, Swiss Employers Union
USARobert A. Hanson President and Chief Operating Officer, Deere & Company
USAHenry J. Heinz II** Chairman of the Board, H.J. Heinz Company; President, American Friends of Bilderberg, Inc.
FRGAlfred Herrhausen* Managing Director, Deutsche Bank AG
DENErik Hoffmeyer Chairman of the Board of Governors, Denmarks Nationalbank
USAKaren E. House Washington Correspondent, The Wall Street Journal
UKRobin Ibbs Executive Director, Imperial Chemical Industries; Former Head, Central Policy Review Staff, Cabinet Office
AUSHans Igler* Partner, Schoeller & Co. Bankaktiengesellschaft
CANH.N.R. Jackman Chairman of the Board, The Empire Life Insurance Company
USA Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.* Partner, Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld (Attorneys-at-Law); Former President, National Urban League
UKElie Kedourie Professor of Politics, University of London; Author Working Paper Session III
USAHenry A. Kissinger* Former Secretary of State; Professor, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Georgetown University
UKAndrew Knight* Editor, The Economist
FRGHelmut Kohl Chairman, CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group
INTMax Kohnstamm** Former President, European University Institute at Florence
FRPhilippe Lagayette Directeur de Cabinet, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance; Author Working Paper Session IV
BELBaron Lambert* Chairman, Groupe Bruxelles Lambert S.A.
FRGOtto L. Graf LambsdorffMinister of Economics
INTJacques de Larosiere Managing Director, I.M.F.
UKNigel Lawson Member of Parliament, Secretary of State for Energy
INTEmile van Lennep Secretary General, O.E.C.D.
GREG.P. Livanos Membaer of the Board, Union of Greek Shipowners
USAWinston Lord* President, Council on Foreign Relations
INTJoseph M.A.H. Luns Secretary General, N.A.T.O.
SWIFranz Lutolf* General Manager and Member of the Executive Board, Swiss Bank Corporation
CANDonald S. MacDonald Senior Partner, McCarthy & McCarthy
USABruce K. MacLaury* President, The Brookings Institution
USADavid J. Mahoney Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Norton Simon Inc.
FRJacques Maisonrouge Chairman of the Board, I.B.M. World Trade Corporation
PORRogerio Martins Chairman, “Simapre” Investment Company; Former Secretary of State of Industry
NETHHans A.F.M.O. van MierloMinister of Defense
FRThierry de Montbrial* Director, French Institute of International Relations; Professor of Economics, Ecole Polytechnique
NORTor Moursund Managing Director and Chief Executive, Christianla Bank og Kreditkasse
NOREinar Fr. Nagell-Erichsen Managing Director, Aftenposten/Schibstedgruppen
NETHPrince Claus of the Netherlands
CANJames R. Nininger President, The Conference Board of Canada
DENNiels Norlund* Editor-in-Chief, Berlingske Tidende
ITPiero Ostellino Columnist, Corriere della Sera
INTSylvia Ostry Head, Department of Economics and Statistics, O.E.C.D.; Author Working Paper Sesion IV
UKDavid Owen Joint Leader of the Social Democratic Party, Member of Parliament, Former Foreign Secretary
TURHaluk OzgulAmbassador of Turkey in Norway
USA Robert L. Pfaltzgraff, Jr. Professor, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy; Author Working Paper Session II
USARichard Pipes Senior Staff Member, National Security Council (Baird Professor of History, Harvard University, on leave)
FRGKarl Otto Pohl President, Deutsche Bundesbank
ITRomano Prodi* Professor of Industrial Economics, University of Bologna
USAJames Roche Senior Deputy Director, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State
USADavid Rockefeller** Chairman, Chase Manhattan Bank International Advisory Committee
INTBernard W. RogersSupreme Allied Commander Europe
ITVirginio RognoniMinister of Internal Affairs
UKLord Roll of Ipsden** Chairman, S. G. Warburg & Co. Ltd.
USARobert V. Roosa Senior Partner, Brown Brothers Harriman & Company
UKSir John Sainsbury* Chairman, J. Sainsbury PLC
FRE. Antoine Seilliere Director General, Compagnie Generale d’Industrie et de Participations
ITStefano Silvestri* Deputy Director, Institute of International Affairs
USAWilliam E. Simon Chairman, Crescent Diversified Ltd.; Former Secretary of the Treasury; Author Working Paper Session IV
BELHenri F. SimonetMember of Parliament; Author Working Paper Session I
NORAnders C. SjaastadMinister of Defense
NORHermod SkanlandDeputy Governor of the Bank of Norway
UKLord Soames
FRGTheo Sommer* Publisher, Die Zeit
NETHAndre S. Spoor Editor-in-Chief, NRC Handelsblad
NORThorvald StoltenbergMember of the International Secretariat of the Federation of Trade Unions
USARobert S. Strauss Partner, Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld (Attorneys-at-Law); Former U.S. Special Trade Representative for Trade Negotiations
NORSvenn StrayMinister of Foreign Affairs
SWEBjorn Svedberg President, Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
NOROtto Grieg TidemandShipowner; Former Minister of Defense
TURMetin Toker Columnist, Milliyet Newspaper
SWIVictor H. Umbricht** Mediator, East African Community; Member of the Board of Ciba-Geigy Ltd.
PORAlexandre de Azeredo Vaz Pinto President, The Institute of Foreign Investment; Former Minister of Commerce
USAPaul A. Volcker Chairman, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System
USABen J. Wattenberg Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute; Author Working Paper Session I
NOR Niels Werring, Jr.* Senior Partner, Wilh. Wilhelmsen
USAJoseph H. Williams* Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, The Williams Companies
NORKaare WillochPrime Minister
SWELars Wohlin Governor, Swedish Federal Bank
FRGOtto Wolff von Amerongen Chairman of the Board of Management, Otto Wolff A.G.
FRGManfred Worner Member of Parliament, CDU/CSU; Author Working Paper Session I
CANBernard C. Thillaye Director, Strategic Policy Planning, Department of National Defense
AUSGeorg Zimmer-LehmannGeneral Manager of Creditanstalt-Bankverein
ITCarlos AritarioPersonal Advsor to Minister Rognoni
CANJacques Demers Special Advisor, Officer of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada
FRGHanno HartmannAssistant to Mr. Walter Scheel
NETHAnne Hoogendoorn Executive Secretary, Bilderberg Meetings
FRGR.K. LochnerAccompanying Mr. Helmut Kohl as interpreter
USACharles Muller Assistant Secretary, American Friends of Bilderberag; President, Murden & Co.
FRGGuido PeruzzoAssistant to the Minister of Economics
INTGianni RavasioAssistant to Mr. Gaston Thorn
FRGRudiger von Rosen Head, President’s Office, Deutsche Bundesbank
FRGFolkmar StoeckerAssistant to Mr. Walter Scheel
FRGHorst Teltschik Head, Office of Mr. Helmut Kohl
USACharles Getchell
USAGrant F. Winthrop

* Member of the Steering Committee
** Member of the Advisory Group


May 14-16, 1982 – Sandefjord, Norway

Tensions in European-American Relations

I. Divergent policies and attitudes in the North Atlantic Community

II. What can arms control achieve?
III. Middle East: Issues at stake

IV. Economic issues: dogmas and realities

V. Discussion of Current events:
A. The Falkland Islands Crisis
B. East-West Relations: Poland, Trade, and Finance

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