• Official Bilderberg 2014 Membership List Released

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    DEU Achleitner, Paul M. Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Deutsche Bank AG

    DEU Ackermann, Josef Former CEO, Deutsche Bank AG

    GBR Agius, Marcus Non-Executive Chairman,

    PA Consulting Group

    FIN Alahuhta, Matti Member of the Board, KONE; Chairman, Aalto University Foundation

    GBR Alexander, Helen Chairman, UBM plc

    USA Alexander, Keith B. Former Commander, U.S. Cyber Command; Former Director, National Security Agency

    USA Altman, Roger C. Executive Chairman, Evercore

    FIN Apunen, Matti Director, Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA

    DEU Asmussen, Jörg State Secretary of Labour and Social Affairs

    HUN Bajnai, Gordon Former Prime Minister; Party Leader, Together 2014

    GBR Balls, Edward M. Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer PRT Balsemão, Francisco Pinto Chairman, Impresa SGPS

    FRA Baroin, François Member of Parliament (UMP); Mayor of Troyes

    FRA Baverez, Nicolas Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

    USA Berggruen, Nicolas Chairman, Berggruen Institute on Governance

    ITA Bernabè, Franco Chairman, FB Group SRL

    DNK Besenbacher, Flemming Chairman, The Carlsberg Group

    NLD Beurden, Ben van CEO, Royal Dutch Shell plc

    SWE Bildt, Carl Minister for Foreign Affairs

    NOR Brandtzæg, Svein Richard President and CEO, Norsk Hydro ASA

    INT Breedlove, Philip M. Supreme Allied Commander Europe

    AUT Bronner, Oscar Publisher, Der STANDARD Verlagsgesellschaft m.b.H.

    SWE Buskhe, Håkan President and CEO, Saab AB

    TUR Çandar, Cengiz Senior Columnist, Al Monitor and Radikal

    ESP Cebrián, Juan Luis Executive Chairman, Grupo PRISA

    FRA Chalendar, Pierre-André de Chairman and CEO, Saint-Gobain

    CAN Clark, W. Edmund Group President and CEO, TD Bank Group

    INT Coeuré, Benoît Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank

    IRL Coveney, Simon Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine

    GBR Cowper-Coles, Sherard Senior Adviser to the Group Chairman and Group CEO, HSBC Holdings plc

    BEL Davignon, Etienne Minister of State

    USA Donilon, Thomas E. Senior Partner, O’Melveny and Myers; Former U.S. National Security Advisor

    DEU Döpfner, Mathias CEO, Axel Springer SE

    GBR Dudley, Robert Group Chief Executive, BP plc

    FIN Ehrnrooth, Henrik Chairman, Caverion Corporation, Otava and Pöyry PLC

    ITA Elkann, John Chairman, Fiat S.p.A.

    DEU Enders, Thomas CEO, Airbus Group

    DNK Federspiel, Ulrik Executive Vice President, Haldor Topsøe A/S

    USA Feldstein, Martin S. Professor of Economics, Harvard University; President Emeritus, NBER

    CAN Ferguson, Brian President and CEO, Cenovus Energy Inc.

    GBR Flint, Douglas J. Group Chairman, HSBC Holdings plc

    ESP García-Margallo, José Manuel Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation

    USA Gfoeller, Michael Independent Consultant

    TUR Göle, Nilüfer Professor of Sociology, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales

    USA Greenberg, Evan G. Chairman and CEO, ACE Group

    GBR Greening, Justine Secretary of State for International Development

    NLD Halberstadt, Victor Professor of Economics, Leiden University

    USA Hockfield, Susan President Emerita, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    NOR Høegh, Leif O. Chairman, Höegh Autoliners AS

    NOR Høegh, Westye Senior Advisor, Höegh Autoliners AS

    USA Hoffman, Reid Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, LinkedIn

    CHN Huang, Yiping Professor of Economics, National School of Development, Peking University

    USA Jackson, Shirley Ann President, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

    USA Jacobs, Kenneth M. Chairman and CEO, Lazard USA Johnson, James A. Chairman, Johnson Capital Partners

    USA Karp, Alex CEO, Palantir Technologies

    USA Katz, Bruce J. Vice President and Co-Director, Metropolitan Policy Program, The Brookings Institution

    CAN Kenney, Jason T. Minister of Employment and Social Development

    GBR Kerr, John Deputy Chairman, Scottish Power

    USA Kissinger, Henry A. Chairman, Kissinger Associates, Inc.

    USA Kleinfeld, Klaus Chairman and CEO, Alcoa

    TUR Koç, Mustafa Chairman, Koç Holding A.S.

    DNK Kragh, Steffen President and CEO, Egmont

    USA Kravis, Henry R. Co-Chairman and Co-CEO, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.

    USA Kravis, Marie-Josée Senior Fellow and Vice Chair, Hudson Institute

    CHE Kudelski, André Chairman and CEO, Kudelski Group

    INT Lagarde, Christine Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

    BEL Leysen, Thomas Chairman of the Board of Directors, KBC Group

    USA Li, Cheng Director, John L.Thornton China Center,The Brookings Institution

    SWE Lifvendahl, Tove Political Editor in Chief, Svenska Dagbladet

    CHN Liu, He Minister, Office of the Central Leading Group on Financial and Economic Affairs

    PRT Macedo, Paulo Minister of Health

    FRA Macron, Emmanuel Deputy Secretary General of the Presidency

    ITA Maggioni, Monica Editor-in-Chief, Rainews24, RAI TV

    GBR Mandelson, Peter Chairman, Global Counsel LLP

    USA McAfee, Andrew Principal Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    PRT Medeiros, Inês de Member of Parliament, Socialist Party

    GBR Micklethwait, John Editor-in-Chief, The Economist

    GRC Mitsotaki, Alexandra Chair, ActionAid Hellas

    ITA Monti, Mario Senator-for-life; President, Bocconi University

    USA Mundie, Craig J. Senior Advisor to the CEO, Microsoft Corporation

    CAN Munroe-Blum, Heather Professor of Medicine and Principal (President) Emerita, McGill University

    USA Murray, Charles A. W.H. Brady Scholar, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research

    NLD Netherlands, H.R.H. Princess Beatrix of the

    ESP Nin Génova, Juan María Deputy Chairman and CEO, CaixaBank

    FRA Nougayrède, Natalie Director and Executive Editor, Le Monde

    DNK Olesen, Søren-Peter Professor; Member of the Board of Directors, The Carlsberg Foundation

    FIN Ollila, Jorma Chairman, Royal Dutch Shell, plc; Chairman, Outokumpu Plc

    TUR Oran, Umut Deputy Chairman, Republican People’s Party (CHP)

    GBR Osborne, George Chancellor of the Exchequer

    FRA Pellerin, Fleur State Secretary for Foreign Trade

    USA Perle, Richard N. Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

    USA Petraeus, David H. Chairman, KKR Global Institute

    CAN Poloz, Stephen S. Governor, Bank of Canada

    INT Rasmussen, Anders Fogh Secretary General, NATO

    DNK Rasmussen, Jørgen Huno Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Lundbeck Foundation

    INT Reding, Viviane Vice President and Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship, European Commission

    USA Reed, Kasim Mayor of Atlanta

    CAN Reisman, Heather M. Chair and CEO, Indigo Books & Music Inc.

    NOR Reiten, Eivind Chairman, Klaveness Marine Holding AS

    DEU Röttgen, Norbert Chairman, Foreign Affairs Committee, German Bundestag

    USA Rubin, Robert E. Co-Chair, Council on Foreign Relations; Former Secretary of the Treasury

    USA Rumer, Eugene Senior Associate and Director, Russia and Eurasia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

    NOR Rynning-Tønnesen, Christian President and CEO, Statkraft AS

    NLD Samsom, Diederik M. Parliamentary Leader PvdA (Labour Party)

    GBR Sawers, John Chief, Secret Intelligence Service

    NLD Scheffer, Paul J. Author; Professor of European Studies, Tilburg University

    NLD Schippers, Edith Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport

    USA Schmidt, Eric E. Executive Chairman, Google Inc.

    AUT Scholten, Rudolf CEO, Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AG

    USA Shih, Clara CEO and Founder, Hearsay Social

    FIN Siilasmaa, Risto K. Chairman of the Board of Directors and Interim CEO, Nokia Corporation

    ESP Spain, H.M. the Queen of

    USA Spence, A. Michael Professor of Economics, New York University

    FIN Stadigh, Kari President and CEO, Sampo plc

    USA Summers, Lawrence H. Charles W. Eliot University Professor, Harvard University

    IRL Sutherland, Peter D. Chairman, Goldman Sachs International;

    UN Special Representative for Migration

    SWE Svanberg, Carl-Henric Chairman, Volvo AB and BP plc TUR Taftalı, A. Ümit Member of the Board, Suna and Inan Kiraç Foundation

    USA Thiel, Peter A. President, Thiel Capital

    DNK Topsøe, Henrik Chairman, Haldor Topsøe A/S

    GRC Tsoukalis, Loukas President, Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy

    NOR Ulltveit-Moe, Jens Founder and CEO, Umoe AS

    INT Üzümcü, Ahmet Director-General, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

    CHE Vasella, Daniel L. Honorary Chairman, Novartis International

    FIN Wahlroos, Björn Chairman, Sampo plc

    SWE Wallenberg, Jacob Chairman, Investor AB

    SWE Wallenberg, Marcus Chairman of the Board of Directors, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB

    USA Warsh, Kevin M. Distinguished Visiting Fellow and Lecturer, Stanford University

    GBR Wolf, Martin H. Chief Economics Commentator, The Financial Times

    USA Wolfensohn, James D. Chairman and CEO, Wolfensohn and Company

    NLD Zalm, Gerrit Chairman of the Managing Board, ABN-AMRO Bank N.V.

    GRC Zanias, George Chairman of the Board, National Bank of Greece

    USA Zoellick, Robert B. Chairman, Board of International Advisors, The Goldman Sachs Group

    AUT Austria

    BEL Belgium

    CAN Canada

    CHE Switzerland

    CHN China

    DEU Germany

    DNK Denmark

    ESP Spain

    FIN Finland

    FRA France

    GBR Great Britain

    GRC Greece

    HUN Hungary

    INT International

    IRL Ireland

    ITA Italy

    NLD Netherlands

    NOR Norway

    PRT Portugal

    SWE Sweden

    TUR Turkey

    USA United States of America

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    Infowars analysis note: The official list ends above. What’s important to understand is that there are always members who will be attending, but who don’t want to be included in the list, due to laws such as 18 U.S. Code § 953, otherwise known as the Logan Act, which makes it a felony offense – punishable under federal law with imprisonment of up to three years – for any member of federal or state government to meet with members of a foreign government without the express authority and authorization of the president or congress.

    Yesterday, Bilderberg put out a press release detailing the official talking points to be addressed at this year’s meeting. From our research, this is not their primary agenda, but usually one put out to appease the media:

    Copenhagen, 26 May 2014 – The 62nd Bilderberg meeting is set to take place from 29 May until 1 June 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark. A total of around 140 participants from 22 countries have confirmed their attendance. As ever, a diverse group of political leaders and experts from industry, finance, academia and the media have been invited. The list of participants is available on www.bilderbergmeetings.org

    The key topics for discussion this year include:

    • Is the economic recovery sustainable?• Who will pay for the demographics?• Does privacy exist?• How special is the relationship in intelligence sharing?• Big shifts in technology and jobs• The future of democracy and the middle class trap• China’s political and economic outlook• The new architecture of the Middle East• Ukraine• What next for Europe?• Current events

    Founded in 1954, Bilderberg is an annual conference designed to foster dialogue between Europe and North America. Every year, between 120-150 political leaders and experts from industry, finance, academia and the media are invited to take part in the conference. About two thirds of the participants come from Europe and the rest from North America; approximately one third from politics and government and the rest from other fields.

    The conference is a forum for informal discussions about major issues facing the world. The meetings are held under the Chatham House Rule, which states that participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s) nor of any other participant may be revealed.

    Thanks to the private nature of the conference, the participants are not bound by the conventions of their office or by pre-agreed positions. As such, they can take time to listen, reflect and gather insights.

    There is no desired outcome, no resolutions are proposed, no votes are taken, and no policy statements are issued.

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