67th Bilderberg Meeting to take place 30 May – 2 June 2019 in Montreux, Switzerland

MONTREUX, 28 MAY 2019 – The 67th Bilderberg Meeting will take place from 30 May – 2 June 2019 in Montreux, Switzerland. About 130 participants from 23 countries have confirmed their attendance. As ever, a diverse group of political leaders and experts from industry, finance, academia, labour and the media has been invited.

The key topics for discussion this year are:

1. A Stable Strategic Order 2. What Next for Europe? 3. Climate Change and Sustainability 4. China 5. Russia 6. The Future of Capitalism 7. Brexit 8. The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence 9. The Weaponisation of Social Media 10. The Importance of Space 11. Cyber Threats



Castries, Henri de (FRA), Chairman, Steering Committee; Chairman, Institut Montaigne Kravis, Marie-Josée (USA), President, American Friends of Bilderberg Inc.; Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute Halberstadt, Victor (NLD), Chairman Foundation Bilderberg Meetings; Professor of Economics, Leiden University Achleitner, Paul M. (DEU), Treasurer Foundation Bilderberg Meetings; Chairman Supervisory Board, Deutsche Bank AG


Abrams, Stacey (USA), Founder and Chair, Fair Fight Adonis, Andrew (GBR), Member, House of Lords Albers, Isabel (BEL), Editorial Director, De Tijd / L’Echo Altman, Roger C. (USA), Founder and Senior Chairman, Evercore Arbour, Louise (CAN), Senior Counsel, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Arrimadas, Inés (ESP), Party Leader, Ciudadanos Azoulay, Audrey (INT), Director-General, UNESCO Baker, James H. (USA), Director, Office of Net Assessment, Office of the Secretary of Defense Balta, Evren (TUR), Associate Professor of Political Science, Özyegin University Barbizet, Patricia (FRA), Chairwoman and CEO, Temaris & Associés Barbot, Estela (PRT), Member of the Board and Audit Committee, REN (Redes Energéticas Nacionais) Barroso, José Manuel (PRT), Chairman, Goldman Sachs International; Former President, European Commission Barton, Dominic (CAN), Senior Partner and former Global Managing Partner, McKinsey & Company Beaune, Clément (FRA), Adviser Europe and G20, Office of the President of the Republic of France Boos, Hans-Christian (DEU), CEO and Founder, Arago GmbH Bostrom, Nick (UK), Director, Future of Humanity Institute, Oxford University Botín, Ana P. (ESP), Group Executive Chair, Banco Santander Brandtzæg, Svein Richard (NOR), Chairman, Norwegian University of Science and Technology Brende, Børge (NOR), President, World Economic Forum Buberl, Thomas (FRA), CEO, AXA Buitenweg, Kathalijne (NLD), MP, Green Party Caine, Patrice (FRA), Chairman and CEO, Thales Group Carney, Mark J. (GBR), Governor, Bank of England Casado, Pablo (ESP), President, Partido Popular Ceviköz, Ahmet Ünal (TUR), MP, Republican People’s Party (CHP) Champagne, François Philippe (CAN), Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Cohen, Jared (USA), Founder and CEO, Jigsaw, Alphabet Inc. Croiset van Uchelen, Arnold (NLD), Partner, Allen & Overy LLP Daniels, Matthew (USA), New space and technology projects, Office of the Secretary of Defense Davignon, Etienne (BEL), Minister of State Demiralp, Selva (TUR), Professor of Economics, Koç University Donohoe, Paschal (IRL), Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform Döpfner, Mathias (DEU), Chairman and CEO, Axel Springer SE Ellis, James O. (USA), Chairman, Users’ Advisory Group, National Space Council Feltri, Stefano (ITA), Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Il Fatto Quotidiano Ferguson, Niall (USA), Milbank Family Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University Findsen, Lars (DNK), Director, Danish Defence Intelligence Service Fleming, Jeremy (GBR), Director, British Government Communications Headquarters Garton Ash, Timothy (GBR), Professor of European Studies, Oxford University Gnodde, Richard J. (IRL), CEO, Goldman Sachs International Godement, François (FRA), Senior Adviser for Asia, Institut Montaigne Grant, Adam M. (USA), Saul P. Steinberg Professor of Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania Gruber, Lilli (ITA), Editor-in-Chief and Anchor “Otto e mezzo”, La7 TV Hanappi-Egger, Edeltraud (AUT), Rector, Vienna University of Economics and Business Hedegaard, Connie (DNK), Chair, KR Foundation; Former European Commissioner Henry, Mary Kay (USA), International President, Service Employees International Union Hirayama, Martina (CHE), State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation Hobson, Mellody (USA), President, Ariel Investments LLC Hoffman, Reid (USA), Co-Founder, LinkedIn; Partner, Greylock Partners Hoffmann, André (CHE), Vice-Chairman, Roche Holding Ltd. Jordan, Jr., Vernon E. (USA), Senior Managing Director, Lazard Frères & Co. LLC Jost, Sonja (DEU), CEO, DexLeChem Kaag, Sigrid (NLD), Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Karp, Alex (USA), CEO, Palantir Technologies Kerameus, Niki K. (GRC), MP; Partner, Kerameus & Partners Kissinger, Henry A. (USA), Chairman, Kissinger Associates Inc. Koç, Ömer (TUR), Chairman, Koç Holding A.S. Kotkin, Stephen (USA), Professor in History and International Affairs, Princeton University Kramp-Karrenbauer, Annegret (DEU), Leader, CDU Krastev, Ivan (BUL), Chairman, Centre for Liberal Strategies Kravis, Henry R. (USA), Co-Chairman and Co-CEO, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Kristersson, Ulf (SWE), Leader of the Moderate Party Kudelski, André (CHE), Chairman and CEO, Kudelski Group Kushner, Jared (USA), Senior Advisor to the President, The White House Le Maire, Bruno (FRA), Minister of Finance Leyen, Ursula von der (DEU), Federal Minster of Defence Leysen, Thomas (BEL), Chairman, KBC Group and Umicore Liikanen, Erkki (FIN), Chairman, IFRS Trustees; Helsinki Graduate School of Economics Lund, Helge (GBR), Chairman, BP plc; Chairman, Novo Nordisk AS Maurer, Ueli (CHE), President of the Swiss Federation and Federal Councillor of Finance Mazur, Sara (SWE), Director, Investor AB McArdle, Megan (USA), Columnist, The Washington Post McCaskill, Claire (USA), Former Senator; Analyst, NBC News Medina, Fernando (PRT), Mayor of Lisbon Micklethwait, John (USA), Editor-in-Chief, Bloomberg LP Minton Beddoes, Zanny (GBR), Editor-in-Chief, The Economist Monzón, Javier (ESP), Chairman, PRISA Mundie, Craig J. (USA), President, Mundie & Associates Nadella, Satya (USA), CEO, Microsoft Netherlands, His Majesty the King of the (NLD) Nora, Dominique (FRA), Managing Editor, L’Obs O’Leary, Michael (IRL), CEO, Ryanair D.A.C. Pagoulatos, George (GRC), Vice-President of ELIAMEP, Professor; Athens University of Economics Papalexopoulos, Dimitri (GRC), CEO, TITAN Cement Company S.A. Petraeus, David H. (USA), Chairman, KKR Global Institute Pienkowska, Jolanta (POL), Anchor woman, journalist Pottinger, Matthew (USA), Senior Director, National Security Council Pouyanné, Patrick (FRA), Chairman and CEO, Total S.A. Ratas, Jüri (EST), Prime Minister Renzi, Matteo (ITA), Former Prime Minister; Senator, Senate of the Italian Republic Rockström, Johan (SWE), Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research Rubin, Robert E. (USA), Co-Chairman Emeritus, Council on Foreign Relations; Former Treasury Secretary Rutte, Mark (NLD), Prime Minister Sabia, Michael (CAN), President and CEO, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec Sanger, David E. (USA), National Security Correspondent, The New York Times Sarts, Janis (INT), Director, NATO StratCom Centre of Excellence Sawers, John (GBR), Executive Chairman, Newbridge Advisory Schadlow, Nadia (USA), Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute Schmidt, Eric E. (USA), Technical Advisor, Alphabet Inc. Scholten, Rudolf (AUT), President, Bruno Kreisky Forum for International Dialogue Seres, Silvija (NOR), Independent Investor Shafik, Minouche (GBR), Director, The London School of Economics and Political Science Sikorski, Radoslaw (POL), MP, European Parliament Singer, Peter Warren (USA), Strategist, New America Sitti, Metin (TUR), Professor, Koç University; Director, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems Snyder, Timothy (USA), Richard C. Levin Professor of History, Yale University Solhjell, Bård Vegar (NOR), CEO, WWF – Norway Stoltenberg, Jens (INT), Secretary General, NATO Suleyman, Mustafa (GBR), Co-Founder, Deepmind Supino, Pietro (CHE), Publisher and Chairman, Tamedia Group Teuteberg, Linda (DEU), General Secretary, Free Democratic Party Thiam, Tidjane (CHE), CEO, Credit Suisse Group AG Thiel, Peter (USA), President, Thiel Capital Trzaskowski, Rafal (POL), Mayor of Warsaw Tucker, Mark (GBR), Group Chairman, HSBC Holding plc Tugendhat, Tom (GBR), MP, Conservative Party Turpin, Matthew (USA), Director for China, National Security Council Uhl, Jessica (NLD), CFO and Financial Director, Royal Dutch Shell plc Vestergaard Knudsen, Ulrik (DNK), Deputy Secretary-General, OECD Walker, Darren (USA), President, Ford Foundation Wallenberg, Marcus (SWE), Chairman, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB Wolf, Martin H. (GBR), Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times Zeiler, Gerhard (AUT), Chief Revenue Officer, WarnerMedia Zetsche, Dieter (DEU), Former Chairman, Daimler AG

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