Ms. Carolyn Ervin
Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs
Carolyn H. Ervin is the former Director of the OECD Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs (DAF).
Carolyn Ervin joined the OECD in 1983 and has held posts in several areas. She was director of the secretary-general’s office from 2000 to 2005. As counselor in DAF in the 1990s she led the project to negotiate the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention and was a main drafter of the OECD Jobs Study. During the 1980s and 1990s she handled programme and budget issues in the secretary-general’s office, and helped to set up the Centre for Co-operation with the Economies in Transition.
Prior to joining the OECD, Carolyn Ervin spent six years in the United States diplomatic service.
Carolyn Ervin is a U.S. citizen. She has a B.A. and an M.A. in Economics from Stanford University. She is married and has one daughter.
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