Aart de Geus

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bertelsmann Stiftung,

Aart De Geus is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bertelsmann Stiftung. He is responsible for the Stiftung's work on European integration, the future of democracy, sustainable economies, employment and megatrends. Prior to joining the Stiftung, Aart De Geus served as Deputy Secretary General of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris. From 2002 to 2007, Aart De Geus was Minister of Social Affairs and Employment in the Netherlands.

Featured work

Opinion piece

The refugee crisis: A European call for action

Open Letter by the conveners of the Vision Europe Summit regarding the refugee
crisis in Europe and the necessity to act now.

Guntram B. Wolff, Aart de Geus, Artur Santos Silva, Mikko Kosonen, Piero Gastaldo, Robin Niblett and Yves Bertoncini