Regulatory policy

The Regulatory Policy Committee Bureau


What are the responsibilities of the Regulatory Policy Committee Bureau? A number of delegates are designated to serve as officers to represent a Committee. They provide more detailed direction to the OECD Secretariat on issues of management and the planning of the Programme of Work. These representatives are known as "the Bureau", and generally serve two to three years.

Bureau members participate in planning meetings with the Secretariat prior to each Committee meeting and provide ongoing consultation by telephone and through email and written exchanges.

The members of the Regulatory Policy Committee Bureau in 2024 are:


Graham Russell
(United Kingdom)

Graham Russell RPC Bureau


Graham Russell is Chief Executive of the UK Office for Product Safety and Standards, part of the Department for Business and Trade. Graham’s career and experience has been as a regulator, first in local government where he led a number of regulatory services and created new regulatory functions responsible for animal health and welfare and claims management. After working with government teams supporting UK regulatory reform reviews, Graham was appointed the first chief executive of the Local Better Regulation Office (LBRO) and established LBRO as a pioneer in the concept of regulatory delivery. Graham led a range of initiatives to test new approaches to the effective delivery of regulation at a local level. Graham continued to lead the organisation through expansion of remit as the Better Regulation Delivery Office in 2012, Regulatory Delivery in 2016 before the creation of the Office for Product Safety and Standards in 2018. In January 2021, the government announced that the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) would take on responsibility for the national regulation of construction products. This was in line with a recommendation made in the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety led by Dame Judith Hackitt following the Grenfell Tower fire.

Shagufta Ahmed 
(United States)

Shagufta Ahmed


Shagufta Ahmed is a senior policy analyst for the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) within the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB), where she has worked for over ten years. In this role, she was involved in OIRA’s oversight of regulatory and information policies of the U.S. Department of Treasury, the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) and other Federal financial agencies as they managed the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis and Treasury’s 2017 tax reform regulations. Currently, she helps oversee the U.S. Department of Education’s regulatory and information policy actions. Recently, she worked at the U.S. Census Bureau to assist with the 2020 Census campaign and started her government career at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors supporting the work of staff economists in developing the Federal fiscal forecast. Shagufta holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of California Irvine and a Masters in Public Affairs from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs. 

Antonina Cipollone

Antonina Cipollone


Antonina Cipollone is Head of the unit SG. A2, which is the single contact point within the Secretariat-General of the European Commission for all aspects of better regulation, such as impact assessment, evaluations, stakeholder consultation as well as Regulatory Fitness and Performance Programme (REFIT). She also acts as the Secretary of the Regulatory Scrutiny Board (RSB). In the Commission’s better regulation system, the RSB performs the role of an independent quality controller and assesses the quality of impact assessments, evaluations and fitness checks that inform the political decision-making. Previously she was coordinating competition policy within the Secretariat-General and DG Competition. She holds a Master of arts in European political and administrative studies from the College of Europe and a post graduate diploma in management from the Vrije Universiteit of Brussel.

Maite Gambardella (Chile)

  Maite Gambardella is currently the Coordinator of the Legal and Legislative Division of the Ministry General Secretariat of the Presidency where she contributes to carrying out a Better Regulation Plan. She has developed her career in the area of public law and regulation, with particular focus on institutional design, regulatory policy and policy implementation. She has worked as Legislative advisor at the Ministry of Finance of Chile (2016-2018) where she contributed to the design of the Bill which established the new regulatory framework for banks and financial services. She also gained relevant experience in the design of regulatory agencies. Particularly, she was part of the team that designed and implemented the reforms of consumer protection and financial regulation agencies. During 2019-2020, she worked as Legislative advisor at the House of Representatives, participating in different regulatory reforms such as tax and pension reform. Additionally, Maite has worked as Junior Researcher at Center for Regulation and Competition (REGCOM), University of Chile (2015-2016), at the Center for the Study of Law and Society, University Adolfo Ibáñez (2021-2022) and as a visiting lecturer at University Adolfo Ibañez. She holds a law degree, a LLM in Public Law in the University of Chile, and a MSc in Regulation (Law and Government) from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Steve Glangé

RPC Bureau member

  Attaché at the Ministry for Digitalisation, Luxembourg, Steve Glangé has more than 20 years of experience in assisting the transfer of technologies and business solutions. He oversaw various projects on an international scope related to analysis and application in the field of information flow, strategy [re]definition, technology transfer, linking in the financial, technology, industrial domain. He has been in charge for regulatory aspects in different industry domains (e.g. telecommunication, finance, ICT, energy). In recent years he assisted the telecommunications regulator as well as the better regulation linked with administrative simplification in Luxembourg. He worked/works as a subject matter expert on several international bodies around regulatory aspects (e.g. Working Party for Better Regulation of the European Council, OPSI, RPC, MRP, MRP Steering Body, BEREC).

Tina Green

Tina Green


Tina Green has over 27 years of experience working for the Government of Canada. In April 2019, she joined the Regulatory Affairs Sector of the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat as the Assistant Secretary.  In this role, she provides horizontal leadership on regulatory policy, international and interprovincial regulatory cooperation initiatives, targeted reviews, regulatory experimentation and other regulatory modernization initiatives. Additionally, she performs a challenge and support function for all Government of Canada regulatory initiatives considered by Treasury Board Ministers. Ms. Green is also the Assistant Deputy Minister Co-Champion of the Community of Federal Regulators, which is a network serving the various needs (e.g., talent management, experimentation) of the regulatory community. Prior to joining the Regulatory Affairs Sector, Ms. Green gained significant executive experience in the health portfolio by most recently holding the position of Assistant Deputy Minister of the Regulatory Operations and Enforcement Branch of Health Canada. Ms. Green holds a M.Sc. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Waterloo, and a B.Sc. from the University of New Brunswick.

Mark Steel
(New Zealand)

Mark Steel


Mark Steel has 30 years’ experience in regulatory and trade policy and practice work in the New Zealand government, across a range of subject matter. He is currently  Director, Regulatory Systems in the New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). His role is to support the development of more consistent and complementary approaches across the large number of different regulatory systems which MBIE is responsible for. These include most general regulation of business, labor market regulation and many sector specific regulatory regimes, including financial markets, energy, telecommunications and construction. Mark is  a member of the Legislation Design Advisory Committee, a body which is appointed by New Zealand’s Attorney-General to provide advice to agencies developing legislation which raises new or complex issues. Mark is currently Co-Chair of the ASEAN-OECD Good Regulatory Practice Network, a collaboration between ASEAN and the OECD to enhance regulatory quality in ASEAN. Mark holds a Master’s degree in Political Science and a Law degree from New Zealand’s Canterbury University, and a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the Australian National University.

Kaisa Tiusanen

Kaisa Tiusanen RPC Bureau


Kaisa Tiusanen is a Senior Ministerial Adviser in development of legislation at the Finnish Ministry of Justice. She has over 15 years of experience at the Ministry in law drafting and in developing regulatory policies. In this role, she has chaired an inter-ministerial working group that prepared Finland’s governmental guidelines of 2022 for regulatory impact assessment. She also chaired a working group for the preparation of the Government’s common principles for the monitoring and ex post evaluation of legislation of 2023. Currently, she acts as Secretary for an inter-ministerial cooperative working group for improving law drafting that includes the Directors of Legislation of all twelve Ministries as Members. Previously, she has worked for the UN, a District Court and an NGO. Kaisa holds an LL.M. from the University of Turku and is pursuing an LL.D. from the same university. She has been a national delegate to the RPC since 2020.


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