1985 Bilderberg Participant List

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10-12 May 1985

Victor Halberstadt*
Professor of Public Finance, Leyden University

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

ITAGiovanni Agnelli**President, FIAT S.p.A.
USADwayne O. AndreasChairman, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, Inc.
NORJohan H. AndresenChairman and Chief Executive Officer, Tiedemann Group
AUSHannes Androsch*Chairman of the Managing Board, Creditanstalt-Bankverein; Former Vice-Chancellor and Minister of Finance
USAHans H. AngermuellerVice Chairman, Citibank, N.A.
USAGeorge W. Ball**Former Under Secretary of State
PORFrancisco Pinto BalsemaoFormer Prime Minister; Director, “Jornal Expresso”
CANThomas J. BataChairman, Bata Ltd.
USAJack F. Bennett*Director and Senior Vice President, Exxon Corporation
NOREivinn BergAmbassador and Peramanent Representative, Norwegian Delegation to NATO; Former State Secretary
TURSelahattin Beyazit*Director of Companies
USAJohn C. BierwirthChairman, Grumman Corporation
TURM. Nuri BirgiAmbassador at Large
ICEBjorn BjarnasonAssistant Editor-in-Chief, “Morgunbladid”
CANConrad M. BlackChairman, Argus Corporation, Ltd.
USABill BradleyU.S. Senator, New Jersey
USANicholas F. BradyChairman, Dillon, Read & Company, Inc.; Former U.S. Senator (New Jersey)
USAZbigniew BrzezinskiHerbert Lehman Professor of Government, Columbia University; Former Assistant to President Carter for National Security Affairs
USAWilliam P. Bundy**Former Editor, “Foreign Affairs”
USALouis W. CabotChairman, Cabot Corporation
ITAUmberto CappuzzoChief of Staff, Italian Army
GRECosta Carras*Member of the Board, Greek Shipping Cooperation Committee
FRAHelene Carrere D’encausseProfessor, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris; Professor of History and Political Science of the Soviet Union at the Sorbonne
SPAJaime Carvajal Urquijo*Chairman, Banco Hispano Industrial
SWIKaspar V. CassaniSenior Vice President, IBM Corporation; Chairman, IBM World Trade EMEA Corporation
SPAJuan Luis CebrianDirector and Editor-in-Chief, “El Pais”
INTA. W. ClausenPresident, The World Bank
PORJose Manuel Torres CoutoSecretary-General, General Trade Union UGT
FRGRalf DahrendorfProfessor, Konstanz University (School of Social Sciences)
USAKenneth W. DamDeputy Secretary of State
BELEtienne DavignonFormer Member, Commission of the European Communities
USAMurray H. Finley*President, Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, AFL-CIO
IREGarret FitzgeraldPrime Minister of the Irish Republic
FRAJean Francois-PoncetFormer Miister of Foreign Affairs
FRAMichel Francois-PoncetChairman, Paribas North America
USACharles Getchell*Partner, Gray & Wendell; Rapporteur Bilderberg Meetings
FRAMichel Giraud Senator; President, Regional Council of Ile de France
USADonald GreggAssistant to the Vice President for National Security Affairs
USAWilliam E. Griffith Proessor, Political Science Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
CANFranklyn Griffiths Professor, Center for Russian and East European Studies, University of Toronto
SWESten Gustafsson* Chairman of the Board, Saab-Scania AB
ICEGeir Hallgrimsson*Minister of Foreign Affairs
SWIHans Heckmann Executive Vice President, Member of the Executive Board, Union Bank of Switzerland
USAHenry J. Heinz II** Chairman, H.J. Heinz Company, Inc.
SWEMats HellstroemMinister for Foreign Trade
FRGAlfred Herrhausen* Managing Director, Deutsche Bank A.G.
USAJohn J. Horan Chairman, Merck & Company, Inc.
USARobert Hormats Director, Goldman Sachs International Corporation; Former Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs
FINJaakko Iloniemi Member of the Management Board, The Union Bank of Finland; Former Ambassador to the U.S.
UKMartin W. Jacomb Vice Chairman, Kleinwort, Benson Limited
BELDaniel E. Janssen* Member Executive Committee, Solvay & Cie, S.A.
USAJames R. Jones U.S. Congressman, Oklahoma
USA Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.* Partner, Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld; Former President, National Urban League
GREBasil Kafiris Governor, Agricultural Bank of Greece
FRGKarl Kaiser Director, Research Institute of the German Society for Foreign Affairs
TURJak V. Kamhi Chairman of the Board, Profilo Holding A.S.
UKGeoffrey C. Kent Chairman and Chief Executive, Imperial Group, PLC
USAHenry A. Kissinger* Former Secretary of State; Professor, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Georgetown University
UKAndrew Knight* Editor, “The Economist”
INTEmile Van Lennep Former Secretary-General, OECD
UKLord Lever of ManchesterFormer Cabinet Minister and Financial Secretary; Former Member of Parliament
LIEH.S.H. Prince Hans-Adam von Liechtenstein
NETHans B. Van Liemt Chairman of the Managing Board of Directors, D.S.M.
PORErnani Rodrigues LopesMinister of Finance
USAWinston Lord* President, The Council on Foreign Relations, Inc.
CANDonald S. Macdonald Senior Partner, McCarthy & McCarthy; Chairman, Royal Commission on the Economic Union and Development Prospects for Canada
CANRoy MacLaren President, CB Media Ltd. and Publisher, Canadian Business; Former Member of Parliament and Minister of National Revenue
USABruce K. MacLaury* President, The Brookings Institution
FRAJacques Maisonrouge Vice Chairman, Liquid Air Corporation
USA Charles McC. Mathias, Jr.* U.S. Senator, Maryland
FRGAlois Mertes Minister of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
FRAThierry de Montbrial* Director, French Institute of International Relations; Professor of Economics, Ecole Polytechnique
ITAMario Monti* Professor of Monetary Theory and Policy and Director of the Institute of Economics, Bocconi University, Milan
SWIFelicien Morel Director of Finance, Canton of Fribourg; Former M.P.
DENNiels Norlund* Editor-in-Chief, “Berlingske Tidende”
TUROsman OlcayAmbassador to NATO; Former Foreign Minister
INTRobert O’Neill Director, International Institute for Strategic Studies
INTJean-Claude Paye Secretary-General, OECD
USARichard Perle Assistant Secretary for International Security Policy, U.S. Department of Defense
USALeland S. Prussia Chairman, Bank of America
USARozanne L. RidgwayU.S. Ambassador to the German Democratic Republic
USADavid Rockefeller** Chairman, Chase Manhattan Bank International Advisory Committee
INTBernard W. RogersSupreme Allied Commander Europe
UKLord Roll of Ipsden** Chairman, S. G. Warburg & Co., Ltd.
ITAGuido RossiLawyer
NETH. Onno Ruding Minister of Finance, Chairman of the Interim Committee of the IMF
ITAGiovanni Sartori Albert Schweitzer Professor in the Humanities, Columbia University
USARichard M. Scammon Director, Elections Research Center
ITAMario Schimberni President, Montedison
USABrent Scowcroft Vice Chairman, Kissinger Associates; Former Member of President’s General Advisory Committee on Arms Control
FRAE. Antoine Seilliere* Director-General, Compagnie Generale d’Industrie et de Participations
UKPatrick Sheehy Chairman, BAT Industries, PLC
SPAJavier Solana MadariagaMinister of Culture
FRGTheo Sommer* Publisher, “Die Zeit”
USAHerbert Stein Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
UKNorman Tebbit Secretary of Trade and Industry; Member of Parliament, Member of the Prime Minister’s Cabinet
CANPierre Elliott TrudeauFormer Prime Minister
SWIVictor Umbricht** Member of the Advisory Board, Ciba-Geigy Ltd.; Mediator, East African Community
NETJoop M. Den Uyl Parliamentary Leader, Labour Party; Former Prime Minister
AUSFranz VranitzkyMinister of Finance
UKMark Weinberg Chairman, Hambro Life Assurance, PLC
NOR Niels Werring, Jr.* Senior Partner, Wilh. Wilhelmsen
USAJohn C. Whitehead Chairman, International Advisory Board, Goldman Sachs & Co., Inc.
FRGNorbert WieczorekMember of Parliament
USAJames D. Wolfensohn President, James D. Wolfensohn, Inc.
FRGOtto Wolff von Amerongen** Chairman of the Board of Management, Otto Wolff A.G.
CANBernard Wood Director, North-South Institute
FRGManfred WornerMinister of Defense
USAEdwin H. Yeo III Managing Director, Morgan Stanley & Company, Inc., former Under Secretary of the Treasury
UKLord Young of GraffhamMinister without Portfolio; Member Prime Minsiter’s Cabinet
ITAPaolo Zannoni* Director, Department of Political Analysis, FIAT S.p.A.
UKJohn Hennings Organizer, 1986 Conference; Former High Commissioner in Singapore
USACharles W. Muller President, Murden and Company
AUSGeorg Zimmer-Lehman Managing Director, Creditanstalt-Bankverein
USACharles Getchell Partner, Gray & Wendell
USAGrant F. WinthropCommunications and Public Relations Consultant

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


May 10-12, 1985 – Rye Brook, New York, USA

I. Divergent social and economic trends in the Atlantic World

II. How should the West deal with the Soviet Bloc?

III. The Strategic Defense Initiative

IV. How should the West deal with developing countries?

V. Current events: the U.S. Budget and the European perspective

VI. Operating the Alliance

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