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The International Council for Capital Formation is a unique European think tank in its focus on public policies to promote saving and investment in the private sector. The ICCF circulates its publications, commentary, and ideas around the globe to reach public officials on both sides of the Atlantic as well as in the Pacific Rim. The ICCF Board of Trustees includes business leaders and opinion makers from around the globe. Current members are:

Mr. Rudi Bogni is a former Chief Executive of Private Banking for UBS Ag. Mr. Bogni has served as a senior executive for several prestigious financial services companies, including Chase Manhattan, Midland Bank and SBC. Mr. Bogni currently serves as a director of Old Mutual PLC and Prospect Publishing, and he is chairman of the International Advisory Board of Oxford Analytica.

Sir Richard Greenbury is a former Chairman and CEO of Marks & Spencer. Sir Richard has served on the board of several companies, including Lloyds TSB, British Gas, ICI and Zeneca. He chaired the Confederation of British Industry's commission on corporate governance. Sir Richard currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Philips and Electronics Boutique PLC.

Mr. Robert L. Hamburger founded AGI Corporate Finance after decades of service with three prominent investment banks. After spending nearly a decade at Chase in New York City, Milan, Rome and London, Mr. Hamburger became Vice President of Corporate Finance for Goldman Sachs & Co. in 1979. In 1988 he became head of Corporate Finance for Europe for Smith Barney. Mr. Hamburger is a member of the Advisory Board of the Prince's Trust.

Sir Ralph Robins served as Chairman of Rolls-Royce from 1992 until 2002. Sir Ralph joined Rolls-Royce in 1955, became Managing Director in 1984 and Chief Executive in 1991. He also serves as non-executive Chairman of Cable and Wireless, and is a Director of Marks & Spencer, Schroders and Standard Chartered. Sir Ralph is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and Chairman of the Defence Industries Council.

Hon. George P. Shultz served as Secretary of the U.S. Department of State from July 1982 until January 1989 under President Ronald Reagan. He has held several Cabinet-level positions in the U.S. including Secretary of the Department of Labor (1969-70), Director of the Office of Management and Budget (1970) and Secretary of the Department of Treasury (1972-74). Mr. Shultz served as President of Bechtel Group Inc. from 1974 to 1982. Mr. Shultz rejoined Stanford University as Professor of International Economics at the Graduate School of Business and as a Distinguished Fellow of the university's Hoover Institution in 1989.

Hon. Robert S. Strauss served as U.S. Special Trade Representative (1977-80) under President Jimmy Carter. Mr. Strauss successfully concluded the Tokyo Round of Multilateral Trade Negotiations and directed its passage through the U.S. Congress, which culminated in the Trade Act of 1979. Mr. Strauss also served as U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union (1991-92). Mr. Strauss founded a private law practice in 1946. His practice later became the law firm of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer and Feld LLP, which he rejoined in 1992.

Hon. John C. Whitehead served as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of State (1985-89). Mr. Whitehead began his professional career in 1947 at Goldman Sachs & Co. where he remained for 38 years. He retired from the firm in 1984 as Co-Chairman and Senior Partner. In 2001, Mr. Whitehead was appointed Chairman of the Board of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, the organisation responsible for the rebuilding and revitalization of Lower Manhattan.

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