Under Regulation 22 of the Staff Regulations ("Staff Manual", pdf, 3428 kb) of the OECD:

  • The Administrative Tribunal is composed of 3 judges and 3 deputies from outside the Organisation
  • They are appointed by the Council for a period of 3 years (renewable) from among persons of proven impartiality who are jurists or otherwise highly qualified in labour law or civil service law or in the field of labour relations at national or international level
  • The Council also appoints the Chairman from among the judges, having regard to their judicial experience
  • It is provided that the members of the Tribunal shall be of different nationalities and that, overall, their selection shall ensure that the main legal systems of the member countries of the Organisation are represented

As of 1 January 2017, the Administrative Tribunal of the OECD is composed as follows:






Ms Louise Otis
Judge at the Quebec Court of Appeal and at the Superior Court of Quebec

Nationality: Canadian


Professor Luigi Condorelli
Professor of International Law at the University of Florence

Nationality: Italian


Ms Hedvig Forsselius
Deputy Director, Ministry of Employment of Sweden, former Assistant Judge, Eskiltsuna District Court of Sweden

Nationality: Swedish


Mr Pierre-François Racine
Judge at the Conseil d'Etat, the French Supreme Administrative Court

Nationality: French


Mr João Manuel Da Silva Miguel
Judge of the Supreme Court of Justice (Criminal Chamber)

Nationality: Portuguese


Ms Jennifer Eady
Senior Circuit Judge at the Employment Appeal Tribunal

Nationality: English

The current mandate of the Tribunal expires on 31 December 2019.


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