European Institute

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The European Institute "is the leading Washington-based public-policy organization devoted to transatlantic affairs. It provides an independent forum for US and European government and corporate decision makers, officials from multilateral organizations, foreign and economic policy analysts, and expert journalists to exchange information, develop innovative policy options, and create new professional working relationships." [1]

Jacqueline Grapin, the president and co-founder of the European Institute. [1]

Shaazka Beyerle was the founding vice president. [2]


Accessed August 2007: [2]


  • Yves-Andre Istel - Senior Advisor, Rothschild, Inc., Co-Chair of the Board of Directors, The European Institute
  • Jacqueline Grapin - Founder and Co-Chair of the Board of Directors, The European Institute, Washington, DC
  • Ambassador Günter Burghardt - Counsel, Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw, Brussels
  • Dr. Bertrand Collomb - Chairman of the Board of Directors, Lafarge, Paris
  • The Honorable Carol T. Crawford - Former Commissioner, US International Trade Commission, Washington, DC
  • Viscount Etienne Davignon - Former Chairman, Société Générale de Belgique, Brussels
  • The Honorable Jacques Delors - Président, Groupement d'Études et de Recherches Notre Europe, Paris
  • Dr. R. Michael Gadbaw - Vice President and Senior Counsel for International Law & Policy, General Electric Company, Washington, DC
  • Michael Kennedy - Senior Vice President and Director, Global Government Relations, Motorola, Inc., Washington, DC
  • The Honorable T. Allan McArtor - Chairman, Airbus North America Holdings, Inc., Virginia
  • Oliver Moss - Senior Vice President and Manager, International Government Division, Bank of America
  • Jean-Jacques Ogier - Chief Executive Officer, SG Americas, New York
  • Ambassador Hugo Paemen - Senior Advisor, Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.; Former European Ambassador to the US, Washington, DC
  • The Honorable Peter D. Sutherland - Chairman and Managing Director, Goldman Sachs International - Former Director General, GATT, Dublin

Directors Emeriti

  • Francis Blanchard - Former Director General of the International Labor Organization (ILO), Geneva - Honorary Chairman of the Board of Directors, The European Institute
  • Albert D. Bourland - Former President, Daimler-Benz Washington Inc., Washington, DC
  • Sir Jeffery H. Bowman - Former Joint Chairman, Price Waterhouse World Firm Limited, Essex
  • Philippe Giscard d'Estaing - Former President, Thomson International, Paris
  • The Honorable Abraham Katz - President Emeritus, United States Council for International Business, New York
  • David Maxwell - Former Chairman of Fannie Mae, Washington, DC
  • Ambassador Herbert S. Okun - Executive Director, Financial Services Volunteer Corps; Director, Committee on Europe, Columbia University, New York
  • Ursula Seiler-Albring - Former Minister of State for European Affairs, Vienna
  • Glen J. Skovholt - Former Vice President, Government and Community Affairs, Honeywell, Inc., Minneapolis
  • The Honorable Simone Veil - Former French Minister of State, Member, Conseil Constitutionel, Paris
  • Count Wilhelm Wachtmeister - Former Ambassador of Sweden to the US, Washington, DC
  • The Honorable Robert B. Zoellick - Deputy Secretary, US Department of State, Washington, DC


  • The Honorable William A. Nitze - Chairman of the Board of Advisors, Chairman, GridPoint, Inc
  • Helmut Sonnenfeldt - Honorary Chairman of the Board of Advisors, Guest Scholar, The Brookings Institution
  • Danielle Aguto - Vice President and General Counsel, France Telecom North America
  • Cynthia Braddon - Vice President, Washington Affairs, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
  • James F. Dobbins - Director, Center for International Security and Defense Policy, RAND
  • Dr. Zdenek Drabek - Counsellor, Economic Research, World Trade Organization
  • Robert Dugger - Managing Director, Tudor Investment Corporation
  • The Honorable J. Edward Fox - Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs, US Agency for International Development
  • Dr. Michael Haltzel - Foreign Policy Advisor and Principal DLA, Piper Rudnick Gray Cary LLP
  • Ambassador Robert Hunter - Senior Advisor, RAND, Former US Permanent Representative to NATO
  • Francis J. Kelly - Managing Director and Head of Government Affairs ­ Americas, Deutsche Bank
  • Paul Kenefick - Senior Counsel, Regulatory Affairs, Government Relations, Alcatel North America
  • Dr. Sydney J. Key - Lecturer, LL.M. Program in Banking and Financial Law, Boston University School of Law
  • Francine Lamoriello - Executive Vice President for Global Strategies, Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association
  • Rolland Langley - Energy Consultant
  • Dr. Eric D. K. Melby - Principal, The Scowcroft Group
  • Terry Morgan - Director, Defense Initiatives, Global Defense and Space Group, Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Sean P. Murphy - Vice President and Counsel, International Government Affairs, QUALCOMM Incorporated
  • Dr. Michael R. Nelson - Director, Internet Technology and Strategy, IBM Corporation
  • Daniel Price - Partner, Sidley, Austin, Brown & Wood
  • Robert Siegel - Host, All Things Considered, National Public Radio
  • Franklin Vargo - Vice President for International Economic Affairs, National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)
  • Enzo Viscusi - Group Vice President, ENI
  • Dr. Hillel Weinberg - Counsel and Senior Professional Staff Member, Committee on International Relations, US House of Representatives
  • Nancy Williams - Vice President, Cotecna, Inc



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  1. Jacqueline Grapin, Jacqueline Grapin, accessed November 11, 2008.
  2. Boards, The European Institute, accessed August 14, 2007.