External speakers

Steffen Kampeter

Director General, Confederation of German Employers' Associations

As the CEO of the Confederation of German Employers' (BDA) Steffen Kampeter is one of the key figures in Germany’s social market economy. He has been a member of the German Parliament for more than 25 years and has served as parliamentary state secretary to the Federal Minister of Finance, Wolfgang Schäuble. In 2016 he became CEO of BDA. He is now leading an organisation representing more than one million businesses which employ a total of over 20 million workers.