Johan Nykopp

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Born27 May 1906
Le Vésinet, France
Died28 April 1993 (Age 86)
10 times Bilderberger

Johan A. Nykopp was a Finnish diplomat and long time Bilderberger. He became the CEO of the Finnish Employers' Union and then Managing Director of Oy Tampella Ab from 1962 to 1972.


J.K. Paasikivi and his team returning from the Moscow theater hostage crisis on October 16, 1939. On the left, Aarno Yrjö-Koskinen, in the center of Paasikivi and his right Johan Nykopp and Colonel Aladár Paasonen.

Nykopp served for a long time diplomat in the 1930s in the Soviet Union, first as a delegation assistant in Moscow from 1931 to 1935 and later as a Finnish Consul to Leningrad from 1935 to 1937. In February-March 1939, Nykopp was a member of the Finnish trade delegation.

In the autumn of 1939, Nykopp participated in the Moscow negotiations before the Winter War with J. K. Paasikivi as secretary to the Finnish delegation. After the war years, Nykopp served as Deputy Head of the Department for Trade Policy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1945 to 1947 and as Head of Division until 1951. Nykopp returned from the Moscow trade negotiations on February 24, 1950. He was replaced by Uuno Takki.[1]

In the 1950s he served as Finnish Envoy to the United States from 1951 to 1954 (Ambassador from 1954 to 1958) and to Cuba from 1951 to 1958 and to Colombia from 1954 to 1958 and to Venezuela from 1954 to 1958, and to Mexico from 1951 to 1958.


Events Participated in

Bilderberg/196218 May 196220 May 1962Sweden
The 11th Bilderberg meeting and the first one in Sweden.
Bilderberg/196329 March 196331 March 1963France
Hotel Martinez
The 12th Bilderberg meeting and the second one in France.
Bilderberg/196420 March 196422 March 1964US
A year after this meeting, the post of GATT/Director-General was set up, and given Eric Wyndham White, who attended the '64 meeting. Several subsequent holders have been Bilderberg insiders, only 2 are not known to have attended the group.
Bilderberg/19652 April 19654 April 1965Italy
Villa d'Este
The 14th Bilderberg meeting, held in Italy
Bilderberg/196625 March 196627 March 1966Germany
Hotel Nassauer Hof
Top of the agenda of the 15th Bilderberg in Wiesbaden, Germany, was the restructuring of NATO. Since this discussion was held, all permanent holders of the position of NATO Secretary General have attended at least one Bilderberg conference prior to their appointment.
Bilderberg/196731 March 19672 April 1967St John's College (Cambridge)
Possibly the only Bilderberg meeting held in a university college rather than a hotel (St. John's College, Cambridge)
Bilderberg/196826 April 196828 April 1968Canada
Mont Tremblant
The 17th Bilderberg and the 2nd in Canada
Bilderberg/19699 May 196911 May 1969Denmark
Hotel Marienlyst
The 18th Bilderberg meeting, with 85 participants
Bilderberg/197017 April 197019 April 1970Switzerland
Hotel Quellenhof
Bad Ragaz
the 19th Bilderberg meeting, in Switzerland.
Bilderberg/197221 April 197223 April 1972Belgium
Hotel La Reserve
The 21st Bilderberg, 102 guests. It spawned the Trilateral Commission.


  1. Simonen, Salama (1950). Mitä Missä Milloin 1951. Helsinki: Kustannusosakeyhtiö Otava. p. 14.