Speakers and Contributors 2011-2021 (extract)

Business

  • Paul M. Achleitner, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Deutsche Bank AG
  • Frank Appel, CEO, Deutsche Post AG
  • Simone Bagel-Trah, Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
  • Sabine Bendiek, CEO, Microsoft Germany
  • Sophie Boissard, CEO, Korian Group
  • Frank Briegmann, President and CEO, Universal Music Entertainment GmbH
  • Thomas Buberl, CEO, AXA Group
  • Olaf Coenen, Vice President European Publishing, Electronic Arts
  • Marijn Dekkers, CEO, Bayer AG
  • Volkmar Denner, CEO, Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Saori Dubourg, Member of the Board, BASF SE
  • Yuval Dvir, Head of EMEA Online Partnerships, Google Cloud
  • Nick Earle, SVP Global Field Operations, Hyperloop One Inc.
  • Thomas Enders, CEO, EADS N.V. Netherlands
  • David Eyton, Head of Technology, BP p.l.c.
  • Tina Fordham, Managing Director, Citigroup & Chief Global Political Analyst
  • Belén Garijo, Member of the Executive Board, CEO Healthcare, Merck KGaA
  • Oliver Heckmann, Vice President, Google Inc.
  • Heinrich Hiesinger, CEO, ThyssenKrupp AG
  • Timotheus Höttges, CEO, Deutsche Telekom AG
  • Dirk Hoke, CEO, Airbus Defence and Space GmbH
  • Stéphane Israël, Chairman and CEO, Arianespace SA
  • Joe Kaeser, CEO, Siemens AG
  • Alex Karp, CEO, Palantir Technologies
  • Michael Kaschke, CEO, Carl Zeiss AG
  • Christian Kullmann, CEO, Evonik Industries AG
  • Jean Lemierre, Advisor to the Chairman, BNP Paribas
  • Johan Lundgren, CEO, Easyjet
  • Torsten Müller-Ötvös, CEO, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd.
  • Ingo Neubert, Member of the Board, ZAO Achimgaz
  • Stefan Oschmann, CEO, Merck KGaA
  • Paolo Poma, CFO, Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A.
  • Rolf-Martin Schmitz, CEO, RWE AG
  • Ulf Schneider, CEO, Fresenius SE & Co.
  • Lars Rebien Soerensen, President & CEO, Novo Nordisk A/S
  • Carsten Spohr, CEO, Lufthansa AG
  • Johannes Teyssen, CEO, E.ON AG
  • Franck Tuil, Portfolio Manager, Elliott Advisors (UK) Ltd.
  • Philippe Varin, Chairman of the Board of Directors, AREVA SE
  • Dieter Zetsche, CEO, Daimler AG

Politics

  • Peter Altmaier, Federal Minister of Economics and Energy, Germany
  • Dora Bakoyannis, MP, former Secretary of State, Greece
  • Riccardo Barbieri Hermitte, Director Economic and Financial Analysis, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Italy
  • Elmar Brok, MEP, Speaker of the Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • Udo Bullmann, MEP, Chairman of Socialist Group, European Parliament
  • Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Co-Chair, Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance, European Parliament
  • Thomas de Maizière, Federal Minister of the Interior, Germany
  • John B. Emerson, US-Ambassador to Germany
  • Sally Gimson, Labour Party Councillor, London Borough of Camden, United Kingdom
  • Jeremy Issacharoff, Ambassador of the State of Israel
  • Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Prime Minister of Saarland, Germany
  • Joseph Krulic, Judge and Member of the Cour Nationale du Droit d‘Asile, France
  • Aleksander Kwaśniewski, former President of Poland
  • Armin Laschet, Prime Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Bruno Le Maire, Minister of Economy and Finance of the Republic of France
  • David Lidington MP, Minister of State for Europe
  • Lord Peter Mandelson, First Secretary of State, Lord President of the Council, United Kingdom
  • Nikolaus Meyer-Landrut, German Ambassador to France
  • Mario Monti, former Prime Minister of Italy, President of the Luigi Bocconi University
  • Mateusz Morawiecki, Prime Minister of Poland
  • Andrea Nahles, Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Germany
  • Angelika Nußberger, Judge at the European Court of Human Rights
  • Günther Oettinger, EU-Commissioner
  • Dimitri Papadimitriou, Minister for the Economy, Hellenic Republic
  • Wolfgang Schäuble, Federal Minister of Finance, Germany
  • SHI, Mingde, Ambassador of the Peoples Republic of China
  • Olaf Scholz, Governor of the State of Hamburg
  • Reinhard Silberberg, Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany to the European Union, Brussels
  • Mehmet Şimşek, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey
  • Engin Soysal, Undersecretary, Ministry for European Union Affairs, Turkey
  • Guy Verhofstadt, MdEP, Chairman of ALDE, Former Prime Minister of Belgium
  • Ursula von der Leyen, Federal Minister of Defence
  • Selim Yenel, Ambassador, Permanent Delegation of Turkey to the EU
  • Manfred Weber, MEP, Chair, Group of the European People's Party
  • Klaus Welle, Secretary General, European Parliament, Brussels
  • David Willets, MP, Minister of State for Europe, United Kingdom
  • Joshua Wong, Activist and Politician, Hongkong
  • Sir Sebastian Wood, H.M. Ambassador, United Kingdom

Federal Offices, State-Institutions, Society, Science and Academia, etc.

  • Dyab Abou Jahjah, Political Activist, Journalist and Writer, former Leader of the Arab European League, Belgium
  • Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Conduct Authority, Bank of England
  • Paul Drechsler, President, Chamber of British Industry, and Chairman, Bibby Line Group
  • Andreas Englisch, Journalist and Author, Germany
  • Giuseppe Farina, Secretary General, Federazione Italiana Metalmeccanici (FIM-CISL), Italy
  • Pierre Gattaz, Président, MEDEF, France
  • Monika Harms, former Federal Attorney General, Germany
  • Christopher Hein, Speaker and Strategic Advisor to the Italian Refugee Council (CIR), Germany
  • Jörg Hofmann, Chairman, Federal Trade Union of Metal Industry, Germany
  • Cecilie Hollberg, Director, Galleria dell’ Accademia, Florence, Italy
  • Vladimir Kara-Murza, Vice Chairman, Open Russia
  • Vitali Klitschko, Mayor of Kyiv, Russia
  • Johannes Laitenberger, Director General, Directorate-General for Competition of the European Commission
  • Maurizio Landini, Secretary General, Federazione Impiegati Operai Metallurgici (FIOM-CGIL), Italy
  • Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank
  • Klaus-Dieter Lehmann, President, Goethe-Institute, Germany
  • Ludwig Leinhos, First Inspector, Cyber- und Information Space of the Bundeswehr, Germany
  • Dimitrios Mallios, Director of the Border Protection Division at the Hellenic Police Headquarter and Member of the Frontex Management Board, Greece
  • Julia Middleton, Founder and CEO, Common Purpose Charitable Trust European Reform, United Kingdom
  • Mario Monti, former Prime Minister of Italy, President of the Luigi Bocconi University
  • Xavier Niel, Founder and President of école 42, France
  • Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the SSM, ECB
  • Angelika Nußberger, Vice President European Court of Human Rights
  • Felix Pirson, Director, German Archaeological Institute (Istanbul), Turkey
  • José Ángel Sánchez, CEO, Real Madrid, Spain
  • Peter Schaar, Federal German Data Protection Commissioner, Germany
  • Sir John Scarlett, former Chief of the British Secret Intelligence Service United Kingdom
  • Detlef Scheele, CEO, Federal Labour Office, Germany
  • Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Research, Germany
  • Özgür Ünlühisarcıklı, Ankara Office Director, German Marshall Fund of the United States
  • François Villeroy de Galhau, Gouvernor, Banque de France
  • Andreas Voßkuhle, President, Federal Constitutional Court, Germany
  • Susanne Wasum-Rainer, German Ambassador to Italy/France
  • Michael Werz, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress, Washington
  • Hans-Werner Wiermann, German Military Representative to the NATO and the EU
  • Peer Zumbansen, LL.M.(Harv.), Director, Transnational Law Institute, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London, United Kingdom

Function mentioned at respective time of participation.