2003 Bilderberg Meeting Participant List

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Versaille, France
15-18 May 2003

Honorary Chairman:
B Davignon, Etienne Vice-Chairman, Societe Generale de Belgique

Honorary Secretary General:
GB Taylor, J. Martin Chairman WH Smith PLC; International Advisor, Goldman Sachs International

FAdler, Alexandre Editorial Counsel, Le Figaro
IAmbrosetti, Alfredo Chairman Ambrosetti Group
TRBabacan, Ali Minister of Economic Affairs
GRBakoyannis, Dora Mayor of Athens
GBBalls, Edward Chief Economic Advisor to the Treasury
PBalsemao, Francisco Pinto Professor of Communication Science, New University, Lisbon; Chairman and CEO, IMPRESA, S.G.P.S.; Former Prime Minister
PBarroso, José M. Durão Prime Minister
TRBayar, Mehmet A. Deputy Chairman of DYP (True Path Party)
ABecker, Erich Chairman of the Managing Board and CEO, VA Technologie AG
IBendetti, Rodolfo de Managing Director CIR S.p.A.
IBernabe, Franco Chairman Franco Bernabe & C. S.p.A.
FBeytout, Nicolas Editor-in-Chief, Les Echos
KWBishara, Ahmad E. Secretary General of Kuwait’s Liberal National Democratic Party
CDNBlack, Conrad M. Chairman, Telegraph Group Limited
INTBolkestein, Frits Internal Markets Commissioner, European Commission
USABolton, John R. Under-Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security
FBon, Michel Honorary Chairman, France Telecom
FBruguière, Jean-Louis First Vice President, Justice Department
DBurda, Hubert Publisher and CEO, Hubert Burda Media Holding GmbH & Co.
FCamus, Phillipe CEO, European Aeronautics Defence and Space company European Aeronautics Defence and Space Company (EADS)
INTCary, Anthony J. Head of Christopher Patten’s Cabinet, EU. [Patten is European Commissioner for Enlargement]
FCastries, Henri de Chairman of the Board, AXA
ECebrian, Juan Luis CEO, PRISA
BClaes, Willy Minister of State
GBClarke, Kenneth Member of Parliament; former Chancellor of the Exchequer
USACollins, Timothy C. Senior Managing Director and CEO, Ripplewood Holdings LLC
FCollomb, Bertrand Chairman and CEO, Lafarge
FCopé, Jean-François Secretary of State in charge of relations with Parliament; Government Spokesman
USACorzine, Jon S. Senator (D, New Jersey)
SDahlbäck, Claes Chairman, Investor AB
GRDavid, George A. Chairman of the Board, Coca-Cola H.B.C. S.A.
USADonilon, Thomas E. Executive Vice President, Fannie Mae
IDraghi, Mario Vice-Chairman and Managing Director, Goldman Sachs International
DKEldrup, Anders CEO, Danish Oil and Gas Corporation
USAFeldstein, Martin S. President and CEO, National Bureau of Economic Research
CDNFell, Anthony S. Chairman, RBC Dominion Securities Inc.
USAFriedman, Thomas L. Foreign Affairs Columnist, The New York Times
FGergorin, Jean-Luis Executive Vice President, Strategic Coordination, European Aeronautics Defence and Space Company (EADS)
USAGigot, Paul A. Editorial Page Editor, The Wall Street Journal
FGiscard d’Estaing, Valéry French President (1974-1981); Chairman of the Convention on the Future of Europe
N Gjedrem, Svein Governor, Central Bank of Norway
IRL Gleeson, Dermot Chairman designate, Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c.
GB Gould, Philip Public Relations Adviser to Prime Minister Blair
USA Haass, Richard N. Director, Office of Policy Planning Staff, State Department
NL Halberstadt, Victor Professor of Economics, Leiden University; Former Honorary Secretary General of Bilderberg Meetings
CDN Harper, Stephen Leader of the Opposition
USA Hertog, Roger Vice-Chairman, Alliance Capital Management
NL Hoop Scheffer, Jaap G. de Minister for Foreign Affairs
USA Hubbard, Allan B. President, E&A Industries
USA Hubbard, R. Glenn Russell L. Carson Professor of Economics and Finance, Columbia University
USA Johnson, James A. Vice Chairman, Perseus, L.L.C.
USA Jordan, Jr., Vernon E. Senior Managing Director, Lazard Freres & Co. L.L.C.
CH Kielholz, Walter B. Former Chairman of the Board, Credit Suisse; Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Swiss Re
GB King, Mervyn A. Deputy Governor, Bank of England
USA Kissinger, Henry A. Chairman, Kissinger Associates, Inc.; Member, Defense Policy Board; Member, J.P. Morgan International Council
FIN Kivinen, Olli Senior Editor & Columnist, Helsingin Sanomat
NL Kok, Wim Former Prime Minister
D Kopper, Hilmar Former Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Deutsche Bank AG
USA Kravis, Henry R. Founding Partner, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
USA Kravis, Marie-Joseé Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute, Inc.
INT Lamy, Pascal Trade Commissioner, European Commission
F Lellouche, Pierre Vice Chairman, NATO Parliamentary Assembly
F Levy-Lang, André Former Chairman, Paribas
S Lindh, Anna Minister for Foreign Affairs
FIN Lipponen, Paavo Former Prime Minister; Speaker of the Parliament
DK Lykketoft, Mogens Chairman, Social Democrat Party
CDN MacMillan, Margaret O. Provost, Trinity College, University of Toronto
RUS Margelov, Mikhail V. Chairman, Committee for Foreign Affairs, Council of Federation
F Montbrial, Thierry de President, French Institute of International Relations (IFRI)
INT Monti, Mario Competition Commissioner, European Commission
USA Mundie, Craig J. Chief Technical Officer, Advanced Strategies and Policy, Microsoft Corporation
N Myklebust, Egil Chairman, Norsk Hydro ASA
D Naas, Matthias Deputy Editor, Die Zeit
NL Netherlands, H.M. the Queen of the
PL Olechowski, Andrzej Leader, Civic Platform
FIN Ollila, Jorma Chairman of the Board and CEO, Nokia Corporation
INT Padoa-Schioppa, Tommaso Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank
I Panara, Marco Journalist, La Republica
I Passera, Corrado Managing Director, Banca IntesaBCI
USA Perkovich, George Vice President for Studies, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
USA Perle, Richard N. Member, Defense Policy Board; Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute (AEI) for Public Policy Research; Member, Project for a New American Century (PNAC)
B Philippe, H.R.H. Prince
I Poli, Roberto Chairman, Eni S.p.A.
F Ranque, Denis Chairman and CEO, Thales Aerospace and Defence
DK Rasmussen, Anders Fogh Prime Minister
CDN Reisman, Heather President and CEO, Indigo Books & Music Inc.
F Riboud, Franck Chairman and CEO, Danone Foods
CH Ringier, Michael CEO, Ringier AG
USA Rockefeller, David Member, J.P. Morgan International Council
P Rodrigues, Eduardo Ferro Leader of the Socialist Party; Member of Parliament
E Rodriguez Inciarte, Matias Executive Vice Chairman, Banco Santander Central Hispano
F Roy, Olivier Senior Researcher, CNRS
USA Ruggie, John Director, Center for Business and Government, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
NL Ruys, Anthony Chairman of the Board, Heineken N.V.
TR Sanberk, Özdem Director, Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation
I Scaroni, Paolo Managing Director, Enel S.p.A.
D Schäuble, Wolfgang Deputy Parliamentary Leader, CDU/CSU Group
D Schily, Otto Minister of the Interior
A Scholten, Rudolf Member of the Board of Executive Directors, Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AG
D Schrempp, Jurgen E. Chairman of the Board of Management, Daimler Chrysler AG
INT Schwab, Klaus President, World Economic Forum
DK Seidenfaden, Toger Editor in Chief, Politiken
RUS Shevtsova, Lilia Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
E Spain, H.M. the Queen of
USA Steinberg, James B. Vice President and Director, Foreign Policy Studies Program, The Brookings Institution
CDN Steyn, Mark Journalist for various publications
IRL Sutherland, Peter D. Chairman and Managing Director, Goldman Sachs International; Chairman, BP Amoco
USA Thornton, John L. President and CEO, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
F Trichet, Jean Claude Governor, Banque de France
GR Tsoukalis, Loukas Professor, University of Athens; President Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy
A Trumpel-Gugerell, Gertrude Vice Governor, Central Bank of Austria
CH Vasella, Daniel L. Chairman and CEO, Novartis AG
NL Veer, Jeroen van der President, Royal Dutch Petroleum Company; Vice Chairman of the Committee of Managing Directors of Royal Dutch/Shell Group of Companies
F Villin, Philippe Vice Chairman, Lehman Brothers Europe
NL Vries, Klaas de Member of Parliament (Labour); Former Minister of the Interior
FIN Whalroos, Björn President and CEO, Sampo plc.
S Wallenberg, Jacob Chairman of the Board, Skandinavivska Enskilda Banken
GB Williams, Gareth Leader of the House of Lords
GB Wolf, Martin H. Associate Editor/Economics Commentator, The Financial Times
USA/INT Wolfensohn, James D. President, The World Bank
USA Wolfowitz, Paul Deputy Secretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense
USA Zakaria, Fareed Editor, Newsweek International
USA Zoellick, Robert Principal Trade Adviser to the President
D Zumwinkel, Klaus Chairman, Deutsche Post Worldnet AG
GB Micklethwait, R. John United States Editor, The Economist
GB Rachman, Gideon Brussels Correspondent, The Economist


May 15-18, 2003 – Versailles, France

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The European Convention

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