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 (GRS)


Horizontal projects & initiatives:
      - Going Digital III
      - Gender and Diversity Champion




DSG Kerri-Ann Jones

Deputy Secretary-General Kerri-Ann Jones

Areas of responsibilities:

  • Public Governance (GOV)
  • Development Cluster
       - Development Cooperation Directorate (DCD)
       - Development Centre (DEV)
       - Sahel and West Africa Club (SWAC)
  •  Environment (ENV)
  • Statistics and Data Directorate (SDD)
  • Science and Innovation (STI)


Horizontal projects & initiatives:

      - Anti-corruption
      - SDGs
      - Oceans
      - Environmentally harmful subsidies





Deputy Secretary-General Yoshiki Takeuchi

Areas of responsibilities:

  • Centre for Entrepreneurship, SME’s, Regions and Cities (CFE)
  • Centre for Tax Policy and Administration (CTP)
  • Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs (DAF)



Chief of Staff Ingrid Barnsley

Areas of responsibilities:

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