Bringing Europe's Leaders Together

Club of Three

Our mission

The Club of Three is a Franco-German-British leadership initiative which aims to:

  • Encourage the exchange of new ideas at the highest level on how to tackle the greatest threats and challenges of our time
  • Enhance dialogue between senior figures from business, politics, the media and academia in France, Germany and the UK
  • Strengthen the relationships between “the Three” and with other European and international partners outside of official communication channels
  • Generate strategic thinking on Europe’s future following the British referendum decision for the UK to leave the European Union

Club of Three Webinar

“World Trade, Leadership and the New Agenda”


The Club of Three and Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) held an online discussion on the topic of trade on 1 February with a group of senior figures from business and the policy field in France, Germany, and the UK. The main speakers included Joachim Lang (CEO of the BDI between 2017-2022); International Trade Economist Rebecca Harding; and Nicolas Köhler-Suzuki (Co-founder, Trade Policy Exchange).