§ The Group of Twenty (G20) is a new economic integration established in 1999. That is premier
forum for international cooperation on the most important issues of the global economic and
financial agenda. It brings together governors from 19 countries and the EU.
1. Policy coordination between its members;
2. Financial regulations that reduce risks and prevent future financial crises;
3. Modernization of international financial architecture.
G20 Key indicators
§ G20 members represent almost:
§ 90% of global GDP
§ 80% of international global-trade
§ 2/3 of the world's population lives in G20 member countries.
§ The presidency of the G20 rotates annually among its members. The presidency leads a three-member
management group of previous, current and future chairs, referred to as the Troika,
the purpose of which is smooth transition from one presidency to another.
§ There are no formal criteria for G-20 membership and the composition of the group has
remained unchanged since it was established. In view of the objectives of the G-20, it was
considered important that countries and regions of systemic significance for the international
financial system be included. Aspects such as geographical balance and population
representation also played a major part.
Themes for 2014
§ Australia’s G20 Presidency in 2014 will
structure leaders’ discussion around the
key themes of:
§ promoting stronger economic growth
and employment outcomes
§ making the global economy more
resilient to deal with future shocks.
§ Australia want to maintain a tight focus on
practical outcomes that will lift growth,
boost participation, create jobs and build
the resilience of the global economy.
A G20 Agenda for Growth and resilience in 2014
Strong, Sustainable and Balanced Growth
Boosting Growth through the
Investment and Infrastructure
Employment Fiscal and Monetary Policy
Building Global Economic
Anti-Corruption Reforming Global Institutions
Energy Financial Regulation
The G20 Foundation is an independent
platform for governance innovation formed
to help develop a framework for better global
G20 Foundation | Our Hubs
§ Ten Hubs (Frankfurt, Berlin,
New York, London, Mexico
City, Moscow, Cape Town,
Zurich, Turin, Izmir)
§ … on four continents
§ … and in nine countries.
§ Strategic goal is to be
present in all G20 countries
G20 Foundation | Our Role within the G20 process
§ The G20 Foundation positions
themselves between the
G20 member states,
the G20 presidency as well
as the individual Outreach
§ The Foundation serves as a platform
and catalyst to ensure continuity of
the G20 process, improve
communication among all
stakeholders and strengthen the
implementation of a set of actions
that has been agreed upon on the
Outreach and Leaders level.
B20 C20 T20 L20 Y20
Combining 5 years of Outreach Experience
Participation at G-20Y Summit 2010, Toronto 14-18 April Participation at G-20Y Summit 2011, Paris, October 5-9
German Delegation and German Organizing Committee Participation at G-20Y Summi 2012t, Mexico City, May 23-27
Highlights and Relationships
Submitted G-20Y 2011 Communique to Christine
Lagarde, IMF Managing Director on November 4,
2011 at the G20 in Cannes.
Meeting with Herman Van Rompuy,
President of the European Council
Highlights and Relationships
Delivered the communique to Olli Rehn,
Vice President of the European Commission
Had vivid discussion with Nemat Shafik, Deputy
Managing Director of the International Monetary
Fund at Brussels Economic Forum
Case Study: Green Growth Forum
As an example of a designed and implemented project
The Idea: Green Growth Forum
Idea Green Growth Forum
• Promoting the interaction between
politics, economy and the academic
• Elaborating political proposals for the
• Gathering relevant research findings
for the G20 agenda
• Transparent transfer of the gathered
information to governments
• This idea was applied in March 2013
in Berlin during the first Green
• The Green Growth Forum focuses on
the following topics:
1. Energy reform and efficiency
2. Sustainable development
• Experts from the political, economical
and academic areas will draft a
• Key positions will be forwarded to
the political actors
• The aim of the forum is to generate
new ideas and solution-oriented
Energy reform Sustainable development
• Objective debate
• Objective indicator system
• Framework for long term research
• Competitive national market structure in
the energy sector
• International coordination of the market
Each comittee will have
10 participants and will
be structured as
§ 1 Moderator (Scholar from the
§ 5 Company representatives
§ 1-2 NGO representatives
§ 1-2 Scholars
§ 1-2 Government
Within one day the
committees will draft the
proposal, which will
for the corresponding
Representattives from companies Representatives from organizations
Acknowledgement of the Green Growth Forum Communiqué
Liebe Leserin, lieber Leser,
Nachhaltigkeit ist die große Herausforderung unserer und der nachfolgenden Generationen. Wir
brauchen einen Paradigmenwechsel – vom immer schnelleren Verbrauch fossiler Ressourcen
hin zu erneuerbaren Energien, zur Kreislaufwirtschaft, zu einem effizienten Umgang mit Energie
und Ressourcen. Mit der Energiewende wollen wir zeigen: Das geht.
Es ist möglich. Es gibt eine Alternative zum bloßen „Weiter so“. Und das gerade in einem
Industrie- und Hightechland wie Deutschland. Nach gut zwei Jahren Energiewende ist klar:
Dieser Paradigmenwechsel wird nur gelingen, wenn Politik, Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft noch
viel enger als bisher zusammenarbeiten, wenn sie viel häufiger als früher Ideen austauschen und
viel gezielter gemeinsam an Lösungen arbeiten. Die Energiewende ist ein
Gegenseitiges Verstehen, schnelles gegenseitiges Lernen und volle Konzentration auf die
Lösungen für die Welt von morgen – das sind die Kennzeichen der Arbeit der G20 Foundation.
Beim Green Growth Forum 2013 in Berlin hat sich dies wieder einmal auf beeindruckende Weise
gezeigt! Für die Bereitschaft, neben der Arbeit in führenden Unternehmen, in erlesenen
Forschungseinrichtungen und politischen Institutionen gemeinsam an den großen Fragen der
Nachhaltigkeit und der Zukunft unserer Energiesysteme zu arbeiten, bin ich den
Teilnehmerinnen und Teilnehmern des Forums dankbar. Ich versichere Ihnen: Ihre Impulse und
Anregungen werden ihre Wirkung nicht verfehlen!
Es grüßt Sie herzlich
Ihr Peter Altmaier
Chief of Staff of the
and Federal Minister
for Special Affairs
Steps needed to be taken
1. Stabilize the fragile financial, economic and political situation
2. Assist with the transition, plan and implement reforms to boost growth
3. Facilitate a multi-stakeholder dialogue with involvement of parliament, opposition, business
and civil society in order to build a national consensus on measures required to guarantee a
genuine and sustainable transformation.
4. Ensure post-conflict rehabilitation for Donbass Region
5. Raise public awareness in Ukraine as well as in third countries on the benefits and
opportunities that such reforms can offer both for Ukraine and the region as a whole.
Our vision for genuine and sustainable transformation
framework for a
Unlocking the human potential
Building up a foundation
for sustainable and
inclusive economic growth
Protecting the most
Achieving post-industrial transition
through establishing of global pubic-private partnerships
Results expected from Ukrainian Stakeholders
§ Constitutional and judiciary reform, as well as electoral legislation:
§ an inclusive and participatory process towards reform,
§ in line with international recommendations.
§ Anti-corruption, linked to the reform of the justice sector:
§ the enforcement of provisions against illicit enrichment
§ Effective verification of declarations of interest
§ access to information of public interest
§ and transparency and competitiveness of public procurement.
§ Public administration reform:
§ a merit-based civil service reflected in the separation between political and administration
§ separation between public and private sphere,
§ non-political recruitment and promotion of senior and middle level civil servants,
§ sufficient employment stability and protection against discretionary dismissals.
What we can do for Ukrainian Stakeholders
§ Support the Ukraine in addressing short-term economic problems and preparing for in- depth
reform in the context of political association and economic integration with the EU on the
basis of the Association Agreement/Deep Comprehensive Free Trade Areas through support
to improved governance, the fight against corruption, judiciary reform and public
§ Facilitate a multi-stakeholder dialogue with involvement of parliament, opposition, business
and civil society in order to build a national consensus on measures required to guarantee a
genuine and sustainable transformation.
§ Ensuring efficiency and effectiveness of donor coordination and international cooperation
based on the principles of transparency and partnership.
§ Support the creation of PPP based task forces consisting of professional project managers,
industry and policy experts to identify the gaps and perform fast and efficient transition.
What we can do for you
1. Insights– developing the right strategy and sharing our insights on global economic agenda
2. Internationalization - assist with identifying and entering the G20 markets including EU.
3. Communication – providing a global communicational platform in relevant world cities and
4. Management – attracting and developing global talent for hands on execution of the
transformational processes within the country.
USA – New York Hub – Hub Leader
§ Michael Wolff is a EisnerAmper Partner responsible for Business Development
bringing an extensive background in management consulting, organizational
effectiveness, personal development, motivation and creativity.
§ Michael spent five years as President of InteleTravel International, an organization he
co-founded, where he capitalized on his knowledge of travel industry management
and organizational effectiveness to create a revolutionary travel agency concept
providing a totally new distribution channel for travel. Previously, he was President of
Productivity and Profit Improvement Associates, an international organization of
training and performance management consultants. He has been a Partner and
Associate National Director of Client Services for Touche Ross & Co., and Retail
Industry Manager and Sales and Marketing Manager for Control Data Corporation,
holding a similar position with the IBM Service Bureau Company.
§ Michael serves on the International Business Development Committee of PKF
International. He is on the board of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce (MCC - New
York; the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); The Association for Corporate
Growth (ACG) - New York. In addition, Michael is the New York HUB Leader for the G20
§ Michael received his B.A. from New York University and has completed advanced
programs in organization effectiveness at Harvard University.
USA – New York Hub – Global Fellow
Binta Niambi Brown
§ Binta Niambi Brown is is a former partner in a large global law firm, currently taking a
sabbatical to focus on other projects. She has represented corporate clients in
connection with over $75 billion of merger and acquisition transactions (including the
then largest oil & gas merger in US history), public and private debt and equity
offerings, and secured debt financings. She was named as one of the 2011 "40 Under
40" professionals in Crain's New York Business, has been recognized by that National
Organization for Women as a "Woman of Power and Influence", and in 2012 the World
Economic Forum honored her as a Young Global Leader.
§ Ms. Brown has also advised general counsel and other senior management officials of
Fortune 100 companies with respect to corporate governance matters and other
special situations, in addition to providing general corporate advice to early- and
growth-stage businesses. Ms. Brown's pro bono practice has included advocating on
behalf of women and girls and other human rights matters throughout the world.
§ Ms. Brown was an informal national security advisor to Senator Hillary Rodham
Clinton's presidential campaign, where she focused in particular on human rights and
international institutions, and has advised several other senior elected officials and
their staffs on transportation policy and foreign economic policy.
§ Ms. Brown received her B.A. cum laudefrom Barnard College and her J.D. from
Columbia Law School.
Germany – Frankfurt Hub – Senior Advisor
Prof. Dr. Dr. Radermacher
§ Dr. Franz Josef Radermacher, Germany – Founder of the Global Marshall Plan,
Chairman, Research Institute for Applied Knowledge Processing
§ Prof. Dr. Dr. Franz Josef Radermacher is the Director of FAW/n (Research Institute for
Applied Knowledge Processing/n), Ulm, and holds a faculty position for Data Bases /
Artificial Intelligence at the University of Ulm.
§ Member of the Club of Rome and of several national and international advisory
boards. Co-founder of the Global Marshall Plan Initiative as well as President of the
Senat der Wirtschaft e.V., Bonn, President of the Global Economic Network (GEN),
Vienna, and Vice President of the Ecosocial Forum Europe, Vienna.
§ 1997 Scientific Award of the German Society for Mathematics, Economics and
Operations Research. 2005 Laureate of the Salzburg Award for Future Research,
Salzburg, Austria. 2007 Laureate of „Vision Award 2007“ of Global Economic Network
(for Global Marshall Plan Initiative). 2007 Laureate of Karl-Werner-Kieffer Award
(Stiftung Ökologie und Landbau, SÖL). Member of the Rotarian Action Group for
Population & Development (RFPD) – German Section – e.V. Member of the German
National Committee of the UNESCO for the World Decade „Education for Sustainable
Development“ (2005 – 2014).
Germany – Frankfurt Hub – Global Fellow
§ Jan Brecke is the European Learning & Development Leader for GE. In his role Jan’s
primary responsibility is to analyze the regional learning needs and create overall
learning strategies and operations to support the approximately 90.000 employees in
the European region.
§ He had been the L&D Leader for Germany prior to that and the Global Head for Talent
& Leadership Development for Deutsche Bank´s Group Finance division. He had spent
5 years with UBS in various roles as the Head Leadership Development US for Global
Wealth Management, based in New York, and was responsible for Senior Executive
Development in Zurich.
§ Prior to working in Financial Industry, Jan had been with Daimler, responsible for
Executive Management Development. As a management consultant and coach for
Daimler, he had also worked in organizational development. Furthermore, he gained a
lot of work experience in different consulting companies as Kienbaum & Partner and
HDC Consulting in Tokyo.
§ Jan holds a dual-degree in Psychology (Master of Science) and Business
Administration, specialized in organizational and work psychology, and studied at
Konstanz University and the Tokyo International University in Japan.
Germany – Frankfurt Hub – Global Fellow
§ Foad Forghani is the founder and owner of FORGHANI NEGOTIATIONS. As
negotiation expert he advises German and international companies and institutions in
preparing for and implementing demanding and complex negotiations. He has gained
negotiation experience from extremely sensitive economic situations. In addition, he
has assisted companies in cases involving kidnappings and extortion and has also
supported government authorities in political negotiations.
§ Forghani has provided insight into the unique role of a ghost negotiator with articles
and interviews published in reputable media and appearances on various
broadcasting stations. The Top 100 European Keynote-Speaker (2012/2013) has
published two books on the art of negotiation.
§ Foad Forghani took a postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration, among
other fields specialising in negotiation management, from Herriot Watt University in
§ Because of his experience in extremely delicate cases, he is called upon for his
expertise in exceptional and particularly difficult negotiations. His clients include well-known
companies from various sectors.
Italy – Turino Hub – Hub Leader
§ Vittorio is Senior Banker with 15+ years of international Corporate & Investment
Banking experience (Europe & USA) & 10+ years of General Management (in different
countries) able to deliver far reaching and sustainable results.
§ He has gained a significant International managerial experience having substantially
contributed to the development of the Corporate & Investment Banking activities of
former Sanpaolo IMI in Europe, those of the European-London-based HUB of Intesa
Sanpaolo post integration back in 2007 and having developed – since 01/2008 – the
German Area (made of Austria, Germany, Switzerland) of Intesa Sanpaolo into a top
perfomer & innovative business structure.
§ In Germany he created a unique Innovation Platform (with the direct involvement of
several public & private entities) aimed at favoring entrepreneurship, R&D activity +
Tech. Transfer and sustainable value creation overtime (due also to the various
Advisory Activities along Corporates´ business life cycle).
§ He got a BA Economics and MBA from the University of Rome and completed an
Executive Banking Programme from INSEAD.
He is fluent in English, French, German and Spanish and native in Italian;
Turkey – Izmir Hub – Hub Leader
Barış Zafer Öner
§ Barış Zafer, is an entrepreneur and international business consultant for 18 years. He
started his commercial career in import/export field when he was 21 years old.
§ He created nationwide sub-distribution trade channels in 26 regions and 67 cities in
his early ages. He worked with Australian, Israeli, Chinese, Korean, American and
European companies in different fields for years.
§ Then, Barış Zafer has been invited to Governmental, Institutional Commercial projects
specialized in Public-Private- Partnerships for various sectors. He consults to Swiss
based multinationals for Public Private Partnerships since 2004. He consults to multi-nationals
and organize A-Z strategic guidance.
§ Barış Zafer ÖNER is founder and active leader of Sectoral Leadership and
Entreprenuership Movement and 2013 delegate of the G8 Young Leaders Summit. He
is also consultant member of Turkish Health Tourism Organization (TUHETO). He
joined in many national and international leadership and youth chamber congress,
seminars, conferences and certification programs. He is an active member of Izmir
Chamber of Commerce.
§ Barış Zafer graduated from Business Administration, Management Faculty and also
studied System Engineering, Tour Operating Management. He graduated also Kuleli
Military College and studied 2 years in Land Force War Academy.
South Africa – Cape Town – Global Fellow
§ Cornell Basson is a entrepreneur and business consultant on the African continent. At
the age of 28 he has accomplished considerably in setting up successful businesses,
he sits on the boards and is actively involved in various companies in a variety of
sectors including retail, finance, marketing, mortgage brokering and import/export.
§ As an active and skilled member of the business community in Cape Town, South
Africa, he consults to multi-nationals focussing on strategic guidance and marketing.
Cornell has also been involved in bilateral trade talks and workshops at senior
Government level between South Africa and the United Kingdom.
§ In the past five years he has completed his Chartered Accountancy articles contract at
PWC in Cape Town where he was seconded to Paladin Capital Ltd, the private equity
division of the PSG Group, one of the leading investment houses in South-Africa.
§ Since then he has set up his own private equity company and has been actively
involved in mapping the strategic route in financial services for the Shoprite Group of
Companies, the largest supermarket group on the African continent. He has worked
and travelled to many African countries where Shoprite have a presence.
§ He holds a Bachelors in Accounting from the University of Stellenbosch and a
Honours in Accounting from the University of South Africa.
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