1989 Bilderberg Meeting Participant List

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12-14 May 1989

Lord Roll of Ipsden*
President, S.G. Warburg Group plc

Lord Carrington
Chairman of the Board, Christie’s International plc; Former Secretary General, NATO

Victor Halberstadt*
Professor of Public Finance, Leyden University

Theodore L. Eliot, Jr.*
Senior Research Fellow, Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University

Conrad J. Oort*
Member of the Board, Algemene Bank Nederland N.V.;
Professor of Money and Banking, University of Limburg

ITAGiovanni Agnelli**Chairman, Fiat S.p.A.
DENTage Andersen*Managing Director and Chief Executive, Den Danske Bank
USADwayne O. AndreasChairman, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, Inc.
UKPaddy AshdownMember of Parliament; Leader of the Social and Liberal Democrats
USAGeorge W. Ball**Former Under-Secretary of State
PORFrancisco Pinto Balsemao*Professor of Mass Communication, New University, Lisbon; Chairman, SOJORNAL; Former Prime Minister
NETHRelus ter BeekMember of Parliament; Labour Party Spokesman on International Affairs
CANMichel F. BelangerChairman and Chief Executive Officer, National Bank of Canada
USAJack F. Bennett*Former Director and Senior Vice President, Exxon Corporation; Former Under-Secretary of the Treasury for Monetary Affairs
USALloyd M. Bentsen, Jr. U.S. Senator (Democrat, Texas)
NETHErnst H. van der Beugel**Emeritus Professor of International Relations, Leyden University; Director of Companies
TURSelahattin Beyazit*Director of Companies
ICEBjorn BjarnasonAssistant Editor-in-Chief, “Morgunbladid”
CANConrad M. Black*Chairman, Argus Corporation Ltd.
SWEHans BlixDirector General, The International Atomic Energy Agency
SPAMiguel Boyer SalvadorChairman, Cartera Central; Former Minister of Economy and Finance
TURAli BozerDeputy Prime Minister
ITAEnrico BraggiottiChairman of the Board, Banca Commerciale Italiana
USAWillard C. ButcherChairman, The Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A.
GRECosta Carras*Director of Companies
SPAJaime Carvajal Urquijo*Chairman and General Manager, Iberfomento
SPAJuan Luis CebrianChief Executive Officer, PRISA (El Pais)
TURIsmail CemMember of Parliament (Social Democratic Populist Party)
USACharles H. DallaraAssistant Secretary Designate of the Treasury for International Affairs
USAKenneth W. Dam*Vic President, Law and External Relations, IBM Corporation; Former Deputy Secretary of State
FRGHerta Daubler-GmelinMember of Parliament; Deputy Chairwoman, SPD
BELEtienne Davignon* Director, Societe Generale de Belgique; Former Member of the Commission of European Communities
SPAGuillermo de la Dehesa Chief Executive, Banco Pastor; Former Secretary of State for Economy and Finance
DENAage Deleuran Editor-in-Chief, “Berlingske Tidende”
CANMarie-Josee Drouin Executive Director, Hudson Institute of Canada
INTArthur Dunkel Director General, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
FINCasimir Ehrnrooth Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Kymmene Corporation
USAWilliam T. Esrey President and Chief Executive Officer, United Telecommunications, Inc. and U.S. Sprint
LUXColette Flesch Chairman, Democratic Party; Former Minister for Foreign Affairs
INTJohn R. Galvin Supreme Allied Commander Europe, SHAPE
ITARaoul Gardini Chairman, Ferruzzi Group
UKTimothy J. Garton Ash St. Antony’s College, Oxford; Foreign Editor, “The Spectator”
FRGMichaela GeigerMember of Parliament; CDU/CSU Foreign Policy Spokesman
SPAFelipe GonzalezPrime Minister
SPAFernando I. Gonzalez Laxe Chairman, Government of Galicia
CANAllan E. Gotlieb William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, The Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
USAMaurice R. Greenberg President, American International Group, Inc.
USAWilliam E. Griffith Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
SWESten Gustafsson* Chairman of the Board, SAAB-SCANIA AB
INTFrancois Heisbourg Director, The International Institute for Strategic Studies
FINJaakko Iloniemi* Member of the Management Board, Union Bank of Finland; Former Ambassador to the United States of America
AUSPeter Jankowitsch* Chairman, Committee on Foreign Relations, Austrian National Assembly; Former Minister for Foreign Affairs
USA Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.* Partner, Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld (Attorneys-at-Law); Former President, National Urban League
USAThomas H. KeanGovernor of the State of New Jersey
SWIChristian H. Kind Foreign Editor, “Neue Zurcher Zeitung”
USAHenry A. Kissinger* Former Secretary of State; Chairman, Kissinger Associates, Inc.
UKAndrew Knight* Chief Executive, The Daily Telegraph plc
INTMax Kohnstamm** Secretary General, Action Committee for Europe; Former President, European University Institute
AUSJosef KrainerGovernor of Styria
SWIAlex Krauer Chairman and Managing Director, Ciba-Geigy Limited
FRAMarc Ladreit de Lacharriere* Director and First Executive Vice President, L’Oreal
NETHCees J. A. van Lede President, Federation of Netherlands Industries VNO
SWIFranz J. Lutolf* Former General Manager and Member of the Executive Board, Swiss Bank Corporation
PORRui Machete Chairman, Constitutional Revision Parliamentary Commission; President, Portuguese-American Foundation; Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice
CANPaul D. MansonChief of the Defence Staff
SPACarlos March Delgado Chairman, Banco Urquijo Unyon; Vice Chairman, Juan March Foundation
BELWilfred MartensPrime Minister
USA Charles McC. Mathias, Jr.* Partner, Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue; Former U.S. Senator (Republican, Maryland)
FRAThierry de Montbrial* Director, French Institute of International Relations; Professor of Economics, Ecole Polytechnique
ITAMario Monti* Professor of Economics, Bocconi University, Milan; Vice Chairman, Banca Commerciale Italiana
NETHHer Majesty The Queen of the Netherlands
NETHHis Royal Highness Prince Claus of the Netherlands
ITAFilippo M. Pandolfi Vice President, Commission of the European Communities
GRETheodore Papalexopoulos Former Chairman, Union of Greek Industries
UKCecil ParkinsonSecretary of State for Energy
USANorman Pearlstine Managing Director, “The Wall Street Journal”
UKRupert L. Pennant-Rea Editor, “The Economist”
SPAJesus de Polanco Chairman, TIMON Group; Chairman, PRISA (El Pais)
USAS. Ichtiaque Rasool Chief Scientist or Global Change, NASA
USAWilliam K. Reilly Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
USARozanne L. RidgwayAssistant Secretary of State for European and Canadian Affairs
USA David Rockefeller, Sr.** Chairman, Chase Manhattan Bank International Advisory Committee
USA David Rockefeller, Jr. Chairman, Rockefeller Brothers Fund
NETHH. Onno RudingMinister of Finance; Chairman of the Interim Committee of the IMF
PORJorge Sampaio Secretary General, Partido Socialista
CANJeanne SauveGovernor General of Canada
FRALouis Schweitzer Financial Director, Regie Nationale des Usines Renault
GREMichael J. Scoullos President, European Environmental Bureau
USAJohn S. R. Shad Chairman, Drexel Burnham Lambert Group
USAJack Sheinkman President, Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, AFL-CIO, CLC
ICEHordur Sigurgestsson President and Chief Executive Officer, The Iceland Steamship Co. Ltd.
UKJohn SmithMember of Parliament; Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
NORLucy C. Smith Professor of Law, University of Oslo
BELJacques E. Solvay Chairman, Solvay & Cie S.A.
FRGTheo Sommer* Editor-in-Chief, “Die Zeit”
SPAHer Majesty The Queen of Spain
SPAHis Majesty The King of Spain
USALesley R. Stahl National Affairs Correspondent, CBS News
USARobert S. Strauss Partner, Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld (Attorneys-at-Law)
IREPeter D. Sutherland Former Member, Commission of the European Communities; Member, Action Committee for Europe; Chairman Designate, Allied Irish Banks
FRGKlaus TopferFederal Minister for the Environment
USAGorge J. Vojta Executive Vice President, Bankers Trust Company
AUSFranz VranitzkyFederal Chancellor
NOR Niels Werring, Jr.* Chairman of the Board, Wilh. Wilhelmsen Limited A/S
USAJohn C. WhiteheadFormer Deputy Secretary of State
DENNils WilhjelmMinister of Industry
USALynn R. Williams* International President, United Steel Workers of America
USAJames D. Wolfensohn* President, James D. Wolfensohn, Inc.
FRGOtto Wolff von Amerongen** Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Otto Wolff A.G.
SPAJuan A. Yanez-Barnuevo Director, Department of International Affairs of the Office of the Prime Minister
SPAEmilio de Ybarra y Churruca Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Bilbao Vizcaya
ITAPaolo Zannoni* President, Fiat Washington, Inc.
USAGrant F. WinthropDirector, Milbank Wilson Winthrop
SPAJulio C. Abreu Director General, Central de Congresos; Organizer, 1989 Conference
NETHSaskia ten Asbroek Executive Secretary, Bilderberg Meetings
USACharles W. Muller President, Murden & Company; Adviser, American Friends of Bilderberg, Inc.

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


May 12-14,1989 – La Toja, Spain

I. Domestic developments in Eastern Europe: policy implications for the West

II. Can the Alliance be sustained by military and arms control issues alone?

III. The long-term economic design of the E.C.: European sovereignty?

IV. Current events: U.S.-Soviet relations

V. Greater political and monetary union of Europe: European sovereignty?

VI. Global relationships: surpluses, deficits, and protectionism

VII. Environmental constraints

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