About Peter Mandelson:
Peter Benjamin Mandelson, Baron Mandelson is a British Labour politician, president of international think tank Policy Network and Chairman of strategic advisory firm Global Counsel. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Hartlepool from 1992 to 2004, and served in a number of Cabinet positions under Prime Ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. He was also the European Commissioner for Trade between 2004 and 2008.
For too long, decisions have been taken behind closed doors - tablets of stone have simply been past down to people without bothering to involve people, listen to their views or give them information about what we are doing and why.Peter Mandelson
Instead of saying that globalization is a fact, that it's inevitable, we've also got to demonstrate that while the growing interdependence of the world economy is indeed a fact, it's not uncontrollable.Peter Mandelson