| Matthias Naß |
|Born||9 July 1952|
Bad Bevensen, Germany
|Alma mater||Göttingen, University of Honolulu, Henri Nannen Schule|
|Member of||Atlantik-Brücke, Bilderberg/Steering committee, European Council on Foreign Relations, German Marshall Fund|
Former Bilderberg steering committee. International correspondent for die Zeit.
From 1978 to 1982, Naß was managing director of the German Society for Asian Studies and editor of a magazine about Asian affairs. He is Vice President of the German-Japanese Center in Berlin.
After finishing the Henry Nannen School of Journalism in 1983, he started working in die Zeit in 1984. Nass began his career as an editor in the politics section. In 1990 he became deputy head of the political section, from 1994 to 1997 he was editorial director and from 1998 to 2010 deputy editor-in-chief. Since 2011, he has been Chief International Correspondent.
Nass is a member of the Transatlantic Academy, a program run by the CIA-front organization The German Marshall Fund of the United States. He gives lectures at the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (Institute for International Relations). He has been a guest at Körber Foundation events since 2011. He is member of the influential Atlantik-Brücke.
From 1997 to 2012, he participated in every Bilderberg Conference, and was part the Bilderberg steering committee. In 2012, he ended his participation.
Events Participated in
|Bilderberg/1997||12 June 1997||15 June 1997||US|
|The 45th Bilderberg meeting|
|Bilderberg/1998||14 May 1998||17 May 1998||Scotland|
|The 46th Bilderberg meeting, held in Scotland, chaired by Peter Carrington|
|Bilderberg/1999||3 June 1999||6 June 1999||Portugal|
|The 47th Bilderberg, 111 participants|
|Bilderberg/2000||1 June 2000||4 June 2000||Belgium|
|The 48th Bilderberg, 94 guests|
|Bilderberg/2001||24 May 2001||27 May 2001||Sweden|
|The 49th Bilderberg, in Sweden. Reported on the WWW.|
|Bilderberg/2003||15 May 2003||18 May 2003||France|
|The 51st Bilderberg, in Versailles, France|
|Bilderberg/2004||3 June 2004||6 June 2004||Italy|
|The 52nd such meeting. 126 recorded guests|
|Bilderberg/2005||5 May 2005||8 May 2005||Germany|
|The 53rd Bilderberg, 132 guests|
|Bilderberg/2006||8 June 2006||11 June 2006||Canada|
|54th Bilderberg, held in Canada. 133 guests|
|Bilderberg/2007||31 May 2007||3 June 2007||Turkey|
|The 55th Bilderberg meeting, held in Turkey|
|Bilderberg/2008||5 June 2008||8 June 2008||US|
|The 56th Bilderberg, Chantilly, Virginia, 139 guests|
|Bilderberg/2009||14 May 2009||17 May 2009||Greece|
|The 57th Bilderberg|
|Bilderberg/2011||9 June 2011||12 June 2011||Switzerland|
|59th meeting, in Switzerland, 129 guests|
|Bilderberg/2012||31 May 2012||3 June 2012||US|
|The 58th Bilderberg, in Chantilly, Virginia. Unusually just 4 years after an earlier Bilderberg meeting there.|