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
  • Peter Andronov, Country Manager KBC Group, CEO of UBB, Sofia
  • Estela Barbot, Member of the Board & Audit Committee at REN - Redes Energéticas Nacinais; President of the General Council at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa; former Director, Bank Santander Negócios; former Member of the Board & Audit Committee at the IFD – Financial Institution for Development, Porto
  • Ladislav Bartoníček, Chief Executive Officer, SOTIO; PPF Group Shareholder, Prague
  • Georges Berthoin, International Honorary Chairman, European Movement; Honorary Chairman, The Jean Monnet Association; Honorary European Chairman, The Trilateral Commission, Paris
  • Catherine Bertini, Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University; Distinguished Fellow, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
  • Franjo Bobinac, President of the Management Board of Gorenje Group, Ljubljana; Vice President for Marketing, Hisense International Co. Ltd.; Honorary Consul of Monaco
  • Jaime Castellanos, President, Lazard Spain, Madrid
  • Chen Naiqing, Former Vice President of the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs, Beijing
  • Michael Chertoff, Chairman and Co-Founder, The Chertoff Group; former Secretary of Homeland Security; Former Judge, U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; Former Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, Department of Justice, Washington
  • Richard Conroy, Chairman, Conroy Gold and Natural Resources, Dublin; Member of Senate, Republic of Ireland
  • Enrico Tommaso Cucchiani, former Group Chief Executive Officer, Intesa Sanpaolo, Milan; Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer, TGI (Think Global Investments), London
  • Tarun Das, Chairman, Institute of Economic Growth; Founding Trustee, Ananta Aspen Centre,New Delhi
  • Barry Desker, Distinguished Fellow, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore
  • Kenneth M. Duberstein, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Duberstein Group, Washington; former Chief of Staff to President Ronald Reagan
  • Michael Fuchs, former Member of the German Bundestag, Berlin; former Deputy Chairman of the CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group; former President, National Federation of German Wholesale & Foreign Trade; European Deputy Chairman, Trilateral Commission
  • 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
  • Jane Harman, Director, President, and CEO, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington; former Member, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Yasuchika Hasegawa, Corporate Counselor, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.;  former Chairman, Japan Association of Corporate Executives (Keizai Doyukai), Tokyo; Asia Pacific Chairman, Trilateral Commission
  • Beat Hess, Chairman of the Board, LafargeHolcim, Zürich
  • John R. Hewson, Professor and Chair Tax and Transfer Policy Institute , Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU; former Leader, Federal Opposition, Australia
  • Nigel Higgins, Deputy Chairman, Rothschild & Co, London
  • Carla A. Hills, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Hills & Company,  Washington; former U.S. Trade Representative; former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
  • Hong Seok-Hyun, Chairman, JoongAng HoldingsSeoul; former Korean Ambassador to the United States; Asia Pacific Deputy Chairman, Trilateral Commission
  • Karen Elliott House, writer, Princeton, NJ; Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; former Senior Vice President, Dow Jones & Company, and Publisher, The Wall Street Journal
  • Akinari Horii, Special Advisor and Member of the Board of Directors, The Canon Institute for Global Studies, Tokyo; Asia Pacific Treasurer, Trilateral Commission 
  • Mugur Isarescu, Governor, National Bank of Romania, Bucharest; former Prime Minister​​
  • Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, President, Global Corporate Affairs, Tata Sons Ltd, New Delhi; Former Foregin Secretary of India
  • Jung Ku-hyun, President, The Seoul Forum for International Affairs, Seoul
  • 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 Convention
  • Jovan Kovačić, President, East West Bridge; Chief Executive Officer, GCA Global Communications Associates Ltd; CEO of Henderson Asset Protection, Serbia; former Advisor to the Serbian Government, Belgrade 
  • Ulysses Kyriacopoulos, Member of the Board and former Chairman, Imerys Industrial Minerals Greece; former Chairman, Federation of Greek Industries, Athens 
  • Kurt Lauk, former Member of the European Parliament (EPP Group-CDU); Chairman, Globe Capital Partners, Stuttgart; President, Economic Council of the CDU Party, Berlin; former Member of the Board, DaimlerChrysler, Stuttgart
  • Lee Shin-wha, Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Korea University, Seoul; Member on Public Diplomacy Committee, Korea
  • Eli Leenaars, Vice-Chairman Wealth Management, UBS AG, Zurich, Switzerland; former Member of the Executive Board, ING Group NV and ING Bank NV, Amsterdam
  • Jean Lemierre, Chairman, BNP Paribas, Paris; former President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
  • Frédéric Lemoine, former Chairman of the Executive Board, Wendel SE; former non executive Chairman, Bureau Veritas; Board member Saint-Gobain”, Paris
  • Monique Leroux, Chair of the Board of Investissement, Québec
  • Thomas Leysen, Chairman, KBC Group; Chairman of the Board, Umicore, Brussels
  • Bo Lidegaard, Writer; Contributor and former Executive Editor-in-Chief, Politiken, Copenhagen
  • Franjo Luković, former Chairman of the Management Board, Zagrebačka Banka - UniCredit Group, Zagreb
  • Monica Maggioni, Journalist; former President, Rai, Rome
  • 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; former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs; former North American Chairman, Trilateral Commission
  • Roberto F. de Ocampo, Chairman, 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
  • Alexandra Papalexopoulou, Group Strategic Planning Director, Titan Cement Company, Athens; European Deputy Chairman, Trilateral Commission
  • Ursula Plassnik, Ambassador of Austria to Switzerland; former Member of the Austrian Parliament; U.N. Special Envoy for International Women Issues; former Federal Minister for European and International Affairs, Vienna
  • Borja Prado, Chairman, Endesa, Madrid
  • Luis Rubio, President, Mexican Council on Foreign Relations; Chairman, Center for Research Development (CIDAC), Mexico City
  • Ryu Jin Roy, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Poongsan Group., Seoul
  • Magnus Schöldtz, Senior Advisor, Wallenberg Foundations AB; former Swedish Ambassador, Stockholm
  • Shigemitsu Sugisaki, Vice Chairman, Goldman Sachs Japan Co., Ltd., Tokyo; former Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  • Kristin Skogen Lund, Chief Executive Officer, Schibsted Media Group; former Director General, Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO), Oslo
  • Ivan Šramko, Chairman of Council for Budget Responsibility; former Governor of the National Bank of Slovakia, Bratislava
  • James B. Steinberg, former Dean, 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 SurányiProfessor 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
  • Carole Taylor, Chancellor Emeritus, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver; former Minister of Finance, British Columbia; former Chair, CBC/Radio-Canada; former Chair, Canada Ports; public affairs broadcaster
  • Frances Townsend, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Government, Legal and Business Affairs, MacAndrews & Forbes Inc., New York; former Assistant to the President for Homeland Security
  • Jean-Claude Trichet, Chairman, Group of Thirty; Chairman, Bruegel, Brussels; Honorary Governor, Banque de France; former President of the European Central Bank; European Chairman, Trilateral Commission, Paris
  • Raivo Vare, Entrepreneur and Statesman serving on Supervisory Boards in Estonia; 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 A. 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
  • Jusuf Wanandi, Senior Fellow and co-founder, Centre for Strategic and International Studies (Indonesia), Jakarta; Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees CSIS Foundation;
  • Tarisa Watanagase, Former Governor of the Bank of Thailand