Executive Committee

  • Esko Aho, Executive Chairman of the Board, East Office of Finnish Industries, Helsinki; former Executive Vice President, Nokia; former Prime Minister of Finland
  • C. Fred Bergsten, Senior Fellow and Director Emeritus, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington; former U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs and Assistant for International Economic Affairs for the National Security Council
  • Catherine Bertini, Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University; Distinguished Fellow, Agricultural Development, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
  • Chen Naiqing, Vice President of the Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs, Beijing
  • Richard Conroy, Chairman, Conroy Gold and Natural Resources, Dublin; Member of Senate, Republic of Ireland
  • Alfonso Cortina, Vice Chairman, Rothschild Europe; Senior Advisor for Spain and Latin America, Rothschild; Senior Advisor for Spain of Texas Pacific Group; Member, Board of Directors, Mutua Madrileña; Member, International Advisory Board, Allianz AG, Madrid
  • Tarun Das, Founder Trustee, Ananta Aspen Centre, New Delhi
  • Kenneth M. Duberstein, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Duberstein Group, Washington; former Chief of Staff to President Ronald Reagan
  • Antonio Garrigues Walker, Chairman, Garrigues Abogados y Asesores Tributarios, Madrid
  • David R. Gergen, Professor of Public Service and Director of the Center for Public Leadership, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge; CNN Senior Political Analyst
  • John J. Hamre, President and Chief Executive Officer, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington; former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense and Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)
  • Han Sung-Joo, Chairman, The International Policy Studies Institute of Korea (IPSIKOR), Seoul; formerPresident Korea University, Seoul; former Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs; former Korean Ambassador to the United States
  • Jane Harman, Director, President, and CEO, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington; former Member, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Yasuchika Hasegawa, Chairman of the Board, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd; former Chairman, Japan Association of Corporation Executives (Keizai Doyukai), Tokyo;  Asia Pacific Chairman, Trilateral Chairman
  • John R. Hewson, Professor and Chair, Tax and Transfer Policy Insitute, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australia National University; former Leader, Federal Opposition, Australia; Special Advisor to the Undersecretary of the United Nations; Executive UNESCAP on Infrastructure Financing
  • Nigel Higgins, Chief Executive,The Rothschild Group, London
  • Carla A. Hills, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Hills & Company, International Consultants, Washington; former U.S. Trade Representative; former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
  • Akinari Horii, Special Advisor and Member, Board of Directors, The Canon Institute for Global Studies, Tokyo; Asia Pacific Treasurer, Trilateral Commission
  • Karen Elliott House, Journalist, Princeton; Adjunct Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge; former Senior Vice President, Dow Jones & Company, and former Publisher, The Wall Street Journal
  • Mugur Isarescu, Governor, National Bank of Romania, Bucharest; former Prime Minister
  • Lord Kerr of Kinlochard, Member of the House of Lords, London; Deputy Chairman, Scottish Power (Iberdrola); former Deputy Chairman, Royal Dutch Shell; former British Ambassador to the United States; former Secretary General, European Conventions
  • Jovan Kovačić, President, East West Bridge; Chief Executive Officer, GCA Global Communications Associates Ltd.; Senior Partner, Kovacic & Spaic; Reuters Correspondent; former Advisor to the Serbian Government, Belgrade
  • Eli Leenaars, former Member, ING Management Board Banking; Member and Treasurer, Confederation of the Netherlands Industry and Employers (VNO-NCW), Amsterdam
  • Jean Lemierre,Chairman, BNP Paribas, Paris
  • Monique Leroux, President, International Coopereative Alliance (ICA), Montréal
  • Thomas Leysen, Chairman, KBC Group; Chairman of the Board, Umicore, Brussels 
  • Bo Lidegaard, Executive Editor-in-Chief, Politiken, Copenhagen
  • Franjo Lukovic, Chairman of the Management Board, Zagrebacka banka - UniCredit Group, Zagreb
  • Minoru Makihara, Senior Corporate Advisor, Mitsubishi Corporation, Tokyo
  • Mario Monti, Member of the Italian Senate; President, Bocconi University, Milan; former President of the Council of Ministers, Italy; former Member of the European Commission (Competition Policy and Internal Market); Honorary President, BRUEGEL, Brussels; Honorary European Chairman, Trilateral Commission
  • Joseph S. Nye, Jr., University Distinguished Service Professor and former Dean, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge; former Chair, National Intelligence Council, and former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs; North American Chairman, Trilateral Commission
  • Roberto F. de Ocampo, Chairman, Philippine Veterans Bank; Board of Advisors, RFO Center for Public Finance & Regional Economic Cooperation, Manila; former Philippine Secretary of Finance
  • Akio Okawara, President, Japan Center for International Exchange, Tokyo
  • Andrzej Olechowski, Chairman, Supervisory Board, Bank Handlowy; Professor, Vistula University; former Minister of Foreign Affairs and of Finance, Warsaw
  • Meghan L. O’Sullivan, Evron and Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of  International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge; former Special Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Iraq and Afghanistan
  • Ursula Plassnik, Ambassador of Austria to France; former Member of the Austrian Parliament; U.N. Special Envoy for International Women Issues; former Federal Minister for European and International Affairs, Vienna
  • Adam S. Posen, President, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington
  • Luis Rubio, President, Center for Research Development (CIDAC), Mexico City
  • Ryu Jin Roy, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Poongsan Corp., Seoul
  • Ferdinando Salleo, former Ambassador to the United States, Rome 
  • Carlo Secchi, Professor Emeritus of European Economic Policy and former Rector, Bocconi University; Vice President, ISPI, Milan; former Member of the Italian Senate and of the European Parliament
  • Shigemitsu Sugisaki, Vice Chairman, Goldman Sachs Japan Co., Ltd, Tokyo; former Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  • James B. Steinberg, Maxwell School, and University Professor of Social Science, International Affairs and Law, Syracuse University, Syracuse; former Deputy Secretary of State,  former Deputy National Security Advisor
  • György Surányi, Professor of Finance, Corvinus University, Budapest; former Regional Head of Central Eastern Europe, Intesa Sanpaolo Group; former Chairman, Central European International Bank (CIB); former President of the National Bank of Hungary
  • Peter Sutherland, Chairman, Goldman Sachs International; Chairman, London School of Economics; UN Special Representative for Migration and Development; former Chairman, BP p.l.c.; former Director General, GATT/WTO; former Member of the European Commission; former Attorney General of Ireland; Honorary European Chairman, The Trilateral Commission
  • Jean-Claude Trichet, Chairman, Group of Thirty; Chairman, BRUEGEL Institute; Honorary Governor, Banque de France; former President of the European Central Bank; European Chairman, Trilateral Commission, Paris
  • Raivo Vare, Owner, Live Nature Eesti OÜ; Partner, Sthenos Group and OÜ RVVE Group; Chairman of the Council of the Parliament’s Development Fund; Member of the President’s Academic Advisory Board; former Minister of State and former Minister of Transport and Communication, Tallinn
  • George Vassiliou, former Head of the Negotiating Team for the Accession of Cyprus to the European Union; former President of the Republic of Cyprus; former Member of Parliament and Leader of United Democrats; Nicosia
  • Paul Volcker, former Chairman, President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board; former Chairman, Wolfensohn & Co., Inc., New York; Frederick H. Schultz Professor Emeritus, International Economic Policy, Princeton University; former Chairman, Board of Governors, U.S. Federal Reserve System; Honorary North American Chairman and former North American Chairman, Trilateral Commission
  • Marko Voljc, Chief Change Officer Corporate Change & Support KBC Group, Brussels; former Chief Executive Officer, Nova Ljubljanska Banka, Ljubljana
  • Panagis Vourloumis, Senior Adviser, N.M. Rothschild; former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Hellenic Telecommunications Organization (O.T.E.), Athens
  • Jusuf Wanandi, Senior Fellow and Co-Founder, Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Jakarta; Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees CSIS Foundation
  • Tarisa Watanagase, Former Governor, The Bank of Thailand, Bangkok