Peter Sutherland

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(deep politician, businessman, lawyer)
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BornPeter Denis Sutherland
Foxrock, Dublin, Ireland
Died2018-01-07 (Age 71)
Dublin, Ireland
Cause of death
Alma materUniversity College Dublin
ReligionRoman Catholicism
SpouseMaruja Sutherland
Member ofBilderberg/Steering committee, Centre for European Reform, European Round Table of Industrialists, Transatlantic Policy Network, Trilateral Commission, WEF/Board of Trustees
PartyFine Gael, European People's Party
A deep politician who held some key posts including Chairman of Goldman Sachs, WTO head, Attorney General of Ireland ...

Employment.png Chairman of Goldman Sachs

In office
1 July 1995 - 1 May 2015

Employment.png Director-General of the World Trade Organization Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
1 July 1993 - 1 May 1995
Preceded byArthur Dunkel
Succeeded byRenato Ruggiero

Employment.png EU Commissioner for Competition

In office
7 January 1985 - 5 January 1989
Preceded byFrans Andriessen
Succeeded byLeon Brittan

Employment.png Attorney General of Ireland Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
15 December 1982 - 12 December 1984

Employment.png Attorney General of Ireland Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
30 June 1981 - 9 March 1982

Peter Denis Sutherland was a deep politician who held a number of key posts. A member of the Bilderberg/Steering committee until May 2014, honorary Chairman of the Trilateral Commission from 2010 until his death in 2018, he was Attorney General of Ireland in the 1980s, in the 1990s he was Director-General of the World Trade Organization for 2 years, followed by a decade as Chairman of Goldman Sachs.


"In a glittering career he was by turns a top-flight lawyer, Attorney General, Ireland’s EU Commissioner, head of the World Trade Organization which delivered a landmark global free trade deal, and a leading light in international business and finance."[1]

Deep Political connections

Leader of the Bilderberg/Steering committee.


From an infection, after a long illness.

Morally Most Wanted

On 23 February 2019, an article entitled "Morally Most Wanted" was published indicting Peter Sutherland for moral offences against the economy, the environment and human rights with three generic charges:

1. That he, Peter Sutherland, has committed Economicide.

2. That he, Peter Sutherland, has been implicated in Ecocide.

3. That he, Peter Sutherland, has, through his involvement with BP, been implicated in Human Rights abuses.

These purely moral offences may have been committed through negligence or recklessness as well as intentionally.[2]


Events Participated in

Bilderberg/198912 May 198914 May 1989Spain
La Toja Island
37th Bilderberg meeting, 110 guests
Bilderberg/199010 May 199013 May 1990New York
Glen Cove
38th Bilderberg meeting, 119 guests
Bilderberg/19916 June 19919 June 1991Germany
Steigenberger Hotel Badischer Hof
The 39th Bilderberg, 114 guests
Bilderberg/199221 May 199224 May 1992France
Royal Club Evian
The 40th Bilderberg. It had 121 participants.
Bilderberg/199322 April 199325 April 1993Greece
Nafsika Astir Palace Hotel
The 41st Bilderberg, held in Greece
Bilderberg/19942 June 19945 June 1994Finland
The 42nd Bilderberg, in Helsinki.
Bilderberg/19958 June 199511 June 1995Greece
Nafsika Astir Palace Hotel
The 43rd Bilderberg. Held at the Burgenstock Hotel in Burgenstock, Switzerland.
Bilderberg/199630 May 19962 June 1996Canada
The 44th Bilderberg, held in Canada
Bilderberg/199712 June 199715 June 1997US
Lake Lanier
Georgia (State)
The 45th Bilderberg meeting
Bilderberg/199814 May 199817 May 1998Scotland
The 46th Bilderberg meeting, held in Scotland, chaired by Peter Carrington
Bilderberg/20001 June 20004 June 2000Belgium
The 48th Bilderberg, 94 guests
Bilderberg/200230 May 20022 June 2002US
Westfields Marriott
The 50th Bilderberg, held at Chantilly, Virginia.
Bilderberg/200315 May 200318 May 2003France
The 51st Bilderberg, in Versailles, France
Bilderberg/20043 June 20046 June 2004Italy
The 52nd such meeting. 126 recorded guests
Bilderberg/20055 May 20058 May 2005Germany
The 53rd Bilderberg, 132 guests
Bilderberg/20068 June 200611 June 2006Canada
54th Bilderberg, held in Canada. 133 guests
Bilderberg/200731 May 20073 June 2007Turkey
The 55th Bilderberg meeting, held in Turkey
Bilderberg/200914 May 200917 May 2009Greece
The 57th Bilderberg
Bilderberg/20103 June 20106 June 2010Spain
Hotel Dolce Sitges
The 122 guests met in the Hotel Dolce Sitges, Barcelona, Spain.
Bilderberg/20119 June 201112 June 2011Switzerland
Hotel Suvretta
St. Moritz
59th meeting, in Switzerland, 129 guests
Bilderberg/201231 May 20123 June 2012US
The 58th Bilderberg, in Chantilly, Virginia. Unusually just 4 years after an earlier Bilderberg meeting there.
Bilderberg/20136 June 20139 June 2013Watford
The 2013 Bilderberg group meeting.
Bilderberg/201429 May 20141 June 2014Denmark
Marriott Hotel
The 62nd Bilderberg, with 136 guests, held in Copenhagen
Bilderberg/201511 June 201514 June 2015Austria
The 63rd meeting, 128 Bilderbergers met in Austria
Munich Security Conference/20156 February 20158 February 2015Germany
"400 high-ranking decision-makers in international politics, including some 20 heads of state and government as well as more than 60 foreign and defence ministers, met in Munich to discuss current crises and conflicts."
WEF/Annual Meeting/200421 January 200425 January 2004Switzerland2068 billionaires, CEOs and their politicians and "civil society" leaders met under the slogan Partnering for Prosperity and Security. "We have the people who matter," said World Economic Forum Co-Chief Executive Officer José María Figueres.
WEF/Annual Meeting/200625 January 200629 January 2006SwitzerlandBoth former US president Bill Clinton and Bill Gates pushed for public-private partnerships. Only a few of the over 2000 participants are known.
WEF/Annual Meeting/200724 January 200728 January 2007SwitzerlandOnly the 449 public figures listed of ~2200 participants
WEF/Annual Meeting/200923 January 200927 January 2009World Economic Forum
Chairman Klaus Schwab outlined five objectives driving the Forum’s efforts to shape the global agenda, including letting the banks that caused the 2008 economic crisis keep writing the rules, the climate change agenda, over-national government structures, taking control over businesses with the stakeholder agenda, and a "new charter for the global economic order".
WEF/Annual Meeting/201126 January 201130 January 2011Switzerland2229 guests in Davos, with the theme: "Shared Norms for the New Reality".
WEF/Annual Meeting/201225 January 201229 January 2012Switzerland2113 guests in Davos
WEF/Annual Meeting/201323 January 201327 January 2013World Economic Forum
2500 mostly unelected leaders met to discuss "leading through adversity"
WEF/Annual Meeting/201422 January 201425 January 2014World Economic Forum
2604 guests in Davos considered "Reshaping The World"
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