Senior Management

Ulrik Vestergaard Knudsen, Deputy Secretary-General of the OECD

Deputy Secretary-General Ulrik Vestergaard Knudsen

Areas of responsibilities:

  • Trade and Agriculture (TAD)
  • The digital and technological transformation (STI)
  • Global Relations (GRC)

Horizontal projects & initiatives:

      - Going Digital III
      - Gender and Diversity Champion

Deputy Secretary-General Yoshiki Takeuchi

Areas of responsibilities:

    • Centre for Entrepreneurship, SME’s, Regions and Cities (CFE)
    • Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs (DAF)
    • Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social affairs (ELS)
    • Education and Skills (EDU)
    • Well-being, Inclusion, Sustainability and Equal Opportunities (WISE)



Fabrizia Lapecorella, OECD Deputy Secretary-General

Deputy Secretary-General Fabrizia Lapecorella

Areas of responsibilities: 

  • Centre for Tax Policy and Administration (CTP)
  • Statistics and Data Directorate (SDD) 
  • Environment (ENV)
  • The Inclusive Forum on Carbon Mitigation Approaches (IFCMA)  



Chief of Staff Ingrid Barnsley

Areas of responsibilities:

  • Office of the Secretary-General
  • New Approaches to Economic Challenges Seminar Series (NAEC)
  • Strategic Foresight (SF)