Global Solutions 2019: Speakers

Below you can find a selection of speakers attending the Global Solutions Summit 2019. A detailed overview of speakers and sessions can be found in the program overview.

ANGELA MERKEL

Federal Chancellor of Germany

FRANS TIMMERMANS

First Vice President, EU Commission

PETER BOFINGER

Professor, International and Monetary Economics, University Wuerzburg

ALEXANDER BONDE

Secretary General, German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU)

CHAD BOWN

Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

COLIN BRADFORD

Non-Resident Fellow, Brookings Institution

ERIC BEINHOCKER

Executive Director, Institute for New Thinking (INET)

MARGARITA BENEKE DE SANFELIO

Director, Salvadoran Foundation for Economic and Social Development (FUSADES)

CHRISTOPH BENN

Director, Global Health Finance Diplomacy, Joep Lange Institute (JLI)

AMANDA BENNETT

Director, Voice of America (VOA)

AMAR BHATTACHARYA

Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development Program, Brookings Institution

FATOUMATA BA

Founder & CEO, Janngo

PETER BAKKER

President & CEO, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

KATARINA BARLEY

German Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection

MONIKA BECK

Member of Management Board, Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft (DEG)

CHRISTOPH BEIER

Vice Chair of the Management Board, GIZ

FAHAD ALMUBARAK

Secretary General G20 Saudi Secretariat; G20 Sherpa Saudi Arabia

NIELS ANNEN

German Minister of State, Federal Foreign Office

ANGUS ARMSTRONG

Director, National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR)

DEEPAK ASHWANI

Founder, Sarvahit & Dazin

RONNIE CHAN

Chairman, Hang Lung Group

HELA CHEIKHROUHOU

Chairman & CEO, Nithio

BARBARA CHESIRE-CHABBAGA

Co-Founder, CoverApp

NICOLAS BUCHOUD

Founding Principal, Renaissance Urbaine

MAYRA BUVINIC

Senior Fellow, United Nations Foundation

PAUL COLLIER

Professor, Economics & Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University

IGNACIO SAIZ

Executive Director, Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR)

EDWARD WHITING

Director, Wellcome Trust

ELLEN EHMKE

Analyst, Social Inequality, Oxfam Germany

VALDIS DOMBROVSKIS

Vice-President, European Commission

SEBASTIAN SCHIENLE

Program Manager, Benckiser Foundation

DAVID SLOAN WILSON

Professor, Biology & Anthropology, Birmingham University

SABINA DEWAN

President & Executive Director, Just Jobs Network

MALU DREYER

Minister-President, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

OLAF SCHOLZ

German Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister of Finance

GALA DÍAZ LANGOU

Social Protection Director, CIPPEC

THOMAS FERGUSON

Director of Research, Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET)

PEDRO VILLAGRA DELGADO

Sherpa for Argentine at the G20

ULRICH STÖRK

Chairman of the Management Board & Senior Partner, PwC Germany

CECILIA UGAZ ESTRADA

Director, Department of Policy Research and Statistics, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

GABRIEL FELBERMAYR

President Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW)

HENRIK ENDERLEIN

President, Hertie School of Governance & Host of the GSI Secretariat

PAOLA SUBACCHI

Founding Director, Essential Economics

NAOYUKI YOSHINO

Chair T20 Japan; Dean & CEO, Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

MARC FLEURBAEY

Robert E. Kuenne Professor, Economics and Humanistic Studies, Princeton University

DETLEV GANTEN

Founding President, World Health Summit

DENNIS J. SNOWER

President, Global Solutions Initiative (GSI)

ROGÉRIO LUCAS ZANDAMELA

Governor, Bank of Mozambique

MICHAEL HEISE

Chief Economist, Allianz

RUBANA HUQ

Managing Director, Mohammadi Group

ARIANE STEINS-MEIER

Executive Director Europe, RARE

GUNTRAM WOLFF

Director, Bruegel

NOBUKO KAYASHIMA

Director, JICA Research Institute

HUBERTUS HEIL

German Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs

HELIODORO TEMPRANO ARROYO

Adviser on International Economic Relations and Global Governance, Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission

LEANDER KANDILIGE

Academic & Course Coordinator, Centre for Migration Studies, University of Ghana

AMY JADESIMI

CEO, Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL)

LAURENCE TUBIANA

CEO, European Climate Foundation (ECF)

TAKESHI YAGI

Ambassador of Japan to Germany

DIANA KINNERT

Founder & CEO, Newsgreen

ABIR IBRAHIM

Founder & CEO, Inua Naturals

DAVID TUCKETT

Psychoanalyst, Social Scientist & Economist, University College London (UCL)

ALLEN ASIIMWE

Executive Director, AVID Development

COLM KELLY

Global Leader, Tax and Legal Services; Purpose, PwC

MOHAMMED „MO“ IBRAHIM

Founder, Celtel International, Mo Ibrahim Foundation

GUANDALUPE TAGLIAFERRI

Minister of Human Development and Habitat City of Buenos Aires

CLAUDIA COSTIN

Director, Center for Excellence and Innovation of Education Policies (CEIPE)

ILONA KICKBUSCH

Director, Global Health Centre, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

MIRIAM KOREEN

Senior Counsellor on SMEs, Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities, OECD

MARGO THOMAS

Associate Fellow, Chatham House; Founder & President, Women’s Economic Imperative

MARTINA NIEMANN

German representative, Business Women Leaders‘ Taskforce (BWLTF)

LENE KROGH JEPPESEN

Senior Consultant, Danish National Centre of Public Sector Innovation (COI)

PASCAL LAMY

Former President, World Trade Organisation President Emeritus, Jacques Delors Institute

KLAUS KLEINFELD

Economic Advisor to Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince

COLIN MAYER

Peter Moores Professor, Management Studies, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

SIMONE MENNE

Non Executive Board Member, BMW, DPDHL, JCI and Springer Nature

STEFAN MAIR

Member of Executive Board, Federation of German Industries (BDI)

ARUN MAIRA

Chairman, HelpAge International

GURU MADHAVAN

Director, U.S. National Academy of Engineering

JOHN MICKLETHWAIT

Editor-in-Chief, Bloomberg

MAHMOUD MOHIELDIN

Senior Vice-President, The World Bank

BRIGITTE MOHN

Member of the Board, Bertelsmann Foundation

EMINE BOZ

Assistant Director, IMF Research Department

MICHAEL MÜLLER

Governing Mayor of Berlin, Germany

BEATRIZ NOFAL

Founder & CEO, Eco-Axis

AMRITA NARLIKAR

President, German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

IRENE NATIVIDAD

President, Globe Women Research & Education Institute

JULIA POMARES

Executive Director, CIPPEC

GABRIELA RAMOS

Chief of Staff and Sherpa to the G20, OECD

THOMAS REITER

ESA Interagency Coordinator & Advisor to the Director General

LARS-HENDRIK RÖLLER

Economic and Financial Advisor to the German Federal Chancellor G20 Sherpa Germany

IZUMI OHNO

Director, JICA Research Institute, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

MICHAL OLSZEWSKI

Deputy Mayor of Warsaw, Poland

IRENE OVONJI-ODIDA

Politician, Women’s Rights Activist Member of the Uganda Law Reform Commission

GUNTER PAULI

Founder, The Blue Economy

HELENE SCHUBERTH

Head, Foreign Research Division, National Bank of Austria (OeNB)

SVENJA SCHULZE

Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Germany

BLAIR SHEPPARD

Global Leader, Strategy and Leadership Development, PwC

MEHMET ŞIMŞEK

Former Deputy Prime Minister, Turkey

HANNAH RYDER

CEO, Development Reimagined

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