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About the Project

Participants

Exercise Participants | Executive Committee | Trial Run Participants | Project Staff

 
Exercise Participants: Leaders
(listed alphabetically by country or organization)

Prime Minister of Canada was played by
Barbara McDougall
Advisor, Aird & Berlis
Former Foreign Minister of Canada

President of the European Commission was played by
Erika Mann
Member of the European Parliament

Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany was played by
Werner Hoyer
Member of the Bundestag
Foreign Policy Spokesman, FDP
Former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

President of France was played by
Bernard Kouchner
Member of the European Parliament
Former Minister of Health of France

Prime Minister of Italy was played by
Stefano Silvestri
President, Instituto Affari Internazionale
Former Deputy Minister for Defense

Prime Minister of the Netherlands was played by
Klaas de Vries
Member of House of Representatives of the States General
Former Minister of Interior of the Netherlands

Prime Minister of Poland was played by
Jerzy Buzek
Member of the European Parliament
Former Prime Minister of Poland

Prime Minister of Sweden was played by
Jan Eliasson
Ambassador of Sweden to the U.S.
Former Deputy Secretary of State and Former Undersecretary General for Humanitarian Affairs at the United Nations

President of the United States was played by
Madeleine Albright
Founder, The Albright Group, LLC
Former Secretary of State of the United States

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom was played by
Sir Nigel Broomfield
Former Director of the Ditchley Foundation and
Former Ambassador of the UK to Germany

Director General, World Health Organization was played by
Gro Harlem Brundtland
Former Prime Minister of Norway and
Former Director-General of the World Health Organization

Executive Secretary of the Summit was played by
Eric Chevallier
Associate Professor, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris & the French Ecole Nationale d'Administration

Canada and the United States are members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

Sweden is a member of the European Union.

Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, and the United Kingdom are members of both NATO and the European Union.

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Exercise Participants: Press
(listed alphabetically by last name)

Jose Manuel Calvo
Chief Diplomatic Correspondent, El Pais; Spain

Marvin Kalb
Senior Fellow, The Shorenstein Center, Harvard University; United States

Thomas Kleine-Brockhoff
Correspondent, Die Zeit (Washington); Germany

Corinne Lesnes
Correspondent, Le Monde (New York); France

Steve Monblatt
Executive Secretary, Inter-American Committee Against Terrorism; United States

Guido Olimpio
Corriere della Sera; Italy

Discussion Moderator:
Nik Gowing
Main Presenter, BBC World Television; United Kingdom

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Atlantic Storm Executive Committee

Tara O'Toole, MD, MPH
Director/CEO, UPMC Center for Biosecurity

Thomas V. Inglesby, MD
Deputy Director/COO, UPMC Center for Biosecurity

Daniel Hamilton, PhD
Director, Center for Transatlantic Relations

Esther Brimmer, PhD
Deputy Director & Director of Research, Center for Transatlantic Relations

Colonel Randall Larsen (USAF, retired)
Founder & CEO, Homeland Security Associates, LLC

Brad Smith, PhD
Atlantic Storm Project Director, UPMC Center for Biosecurity

Our special thanks to D.A. Henderson, MD, MPH for his invaluable contributions to the development of the Atlantic Storm exercise.

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Trial Run Participants

We are indebted to the following individuals who graciously gave of their time and expertise to participate in the trial run of Atlantic Storm, conducted on Monday, January 10, at the Center for Biosecurity.

Prime Minister of Canada was played by
Thomas Weston
Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University
Former U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission to Canada and former State Department Special Coordinator to Cyprus (Ambassador)

President of the European Commission was played by
Richard Morningstar
Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard University
Former U.S. Ambassador to the European Union

Chancellor, Federal Republic of Germany was played by
Klaus-Peter Gottwald
Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Germany

President of France was played by
Donald Bandler
Partner, Kissinger-McLarty Associates
Vice President for Government Affairs for Monsanto
Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Cyprus

Prime Minister of Italy was played by
Aldo Amati
Political Counselor
Embassy of Italy, Washington, DC

Prime Minister of the Netherlands was played by
Cynthia Schneider
Professor of Life Sciences, Georgetown University
Former U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands

Prime Minister of Poland was played by
Stanislaw Majcherczyk
President, Foundation for Prevention of Terrorism and Biological Threats

Prime Minister of Sweden was played by
Jesper Grönvall
Senior Analyst, Co-director Training Program
Crismart, Swedish National Defence College

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom was played by
A.J.D. Neal
Member, UK Defence Scientific Advisory Council
High Level Expert to NATO Civil Emergency Planning Directorate

President of the United States was played by
Jeffrey H. Smith
Partner, Arnold & Porter
Former CIA General Counsel

Director General, World Health Organization was played by
Jacques Drucker
Counselor for Health Affairs, Embassy of France, Washington, DC

Executive Secretary was played by
Eric Chevallier
Associate Professor, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris & l'Ecole Francais Nationale d'Administration

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Program Staff: UPMC Center For Biosecurity

Luciana Borio, MD; Senior Fellow

Molly D'Esopo; Communications and Publications Specialist

Jackie Fox; Director, Communications and Publications

Crystal Franco; Research Analyst

Mary Beth Hansen, MA; Chief Information and Administrative Officer

Tim Holmes; Web Communications Specialist

Elaine Hughes; Administrative Specialist

Brad Kramer; Research Analyst

Gigi Kwik Grönvall, PhD; Fellow

Andrea Lapp; Special Events Coordinator

Beth Maldin, MPH; Fellow

Jennifer Nuzzo, MS; Research Analyst

Ari Schuler; Research Analyst

Scott Stern; Research Analyst Intern

Eric Toner, MD; Senior Associate

Program Staff: Center For Transatlantic Relations

Chantal de Jonge Oudraat, PhD; Senior Fellow

Katrien Maes, Program Coordinator

Jeanette Murphy, Administrative Assistant

Conference materials designed by Michael Bowers

 

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