The 9th Delphi Economic Forum begins its work tomorrow, Wednesday, April 10, 2024, for the 9th consecutive year, in the ‘navel of the earth’, the city of Delphi.

The title of this year’s meeting, which will last until Saturday, April 13, 2024, is “The Great Transition”, with the central axis of the discussions being the multifaceted transitions that are occurring in almost every area of ​​modern life.

As every year, the Delphi Economic Forum is under the auspices of S.A. of the President of the Republic Ms. Katerina Sakellaropoulou, who will announce the start of the work.

Political leaders, distinguished academics, leading entrepreneurs, senior executives of international bodies and organizations, influential think tanks and pioneering scientists will analyze the transformations that are transforming our world today, including:

4 Presidents of the Republic

President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou

President of Montenegro Jakov Milatović

President of Slovenia HE Nataša Pirc Musar

President of Ukraine (Live Link) Volodymyr Zelensky

3 European Commissioners

Finance Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni

Enlargement Commissioner Olivier Varhelyi

EU Vice President Margaritis Schinas

Personalities from International Organizations

OECD Secretary General, Mathias Cormann,

President of the European Commission (2004-2014) José Manuel Barroso

Foreign Ministers

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Poland Radoslaw Sikorski

Minister for European Affairs, UK – Nusrat Ghani

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kosovo, Donika Gërvalla–Schwarz

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs – Albania – Besart Kadia

And almost all the Greek Ministers and Deputy Ministers together with the Leader of the Official Opposition and the leader of PASOK.
Also CEOs from all major Greek business groups, Bank CEOs and Greek and foreign CEOs of multinational companies in Greece

Other notable domestic and international figures include:

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, exiled opposition leader in Belarus

General David H. Petraeus is recognized as one of the most experienced military officers of the 21st century in modern battlefields and information warfare. Head of Allied Forces in Iraq and later Head of US Forces in Afghanistan at the suggestion of President Obama

Konstantinos Daskalakis- Professor at MIT

Niall Ferguson- British historian, Professor of History at Stanford University. Considered one of the most innovative historians of our time, specializing in international history and economic history

Philipp Hildebrand, Vice Chairman of the world’s largest investment group – BlackRock – managing over 10 trillion dollars

Ismael Clemente CEO & Vice President, Merlin Properties -Head of the largest real estate company in Spain-Portugal with properties valued at over $11 billion

Nikos Stathopoulos- BC Partners – BC Partners has invested over the last 18 years around 6 billion euros in 6 different sectors in Greece

Watching the Forum online is free by registering here.

On the website of the Forum ( you can find more information about all the confirmed speakers from Greece and abroad who will participate in the 4-day Forum in April.

The Delphi Economic Forum is an independent, non-profit organization with an international character, where prestigious figures and pioneers from the Economy, Politics and the Academic community meet every year. The aim of the Forum is to outline a realistic framework of goals and actions, to seek policies to address global challenges, and to find appropriate solutions to the complex and interdependent issues facing our country, Southeastern Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean.