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Stéphan Vincent-Lancrin - Project Manager

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Stephan Vincent-Lancrin is currently responsible of two CERI projects: Innovation Strategy for education and training ” and “The future of higher education ”. His current interests cover: the nature and level of education and skills that are in demand in innovative societies; the innovation ecology in education (including higher education); the measurement of innovation in education.

He has been working on various topics related to higher education, educational innovation, and their economic and social impacts, including the internationalisation and future of higher education, e-learning knowledge management,  the role of education and training in regional innovation systems (learning cities and regions) and New Millennium Learners (NML).

Stéphan has authored many articles and book chapters and edited several reports, including the recent OECD/CERI publications on Higher Education to 2030 (volume 1: demography; volume 2: globalisation), Cross-border tertiary education : a way towards capacity development , and Internationalisation and trade in higher education. Beyond internationalization, his publications cover a broad range of topics like gender inequality, demography, ICT, innovation, capacity building, or finance and provision of higher education.

Before joining the OECD, Stéphan has worked for 7 years as lecturer and researcher in economics at the University of Paris-Nanterre and the London School of Economics.

He is a Marie Curie Fellow and a 2007 Fulbright New Century Scholar. He holds a PhD in economics, a grande école diploma in management, and a master’s in philosophy.


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Telephone: 33-1 45 24 92 29



Carlos González-Sancho - Analyst

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Carlos González-Sancho is a Policy Analyst in the OECD Centre for the Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) since 2012. As part of his work on the project Innovation Strategy for Education and Training, Carlos is responsible for the international CERI survey of longitudinal information systems and for analysis on the role of data in the innovation ecosystem in education. He is also involved in the project Assessing progression in creativity and critical thinking skills, where he co-designed research protocols and data collection instruments and supports national teams with the implementation. Carlos has also contributed to the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) on a temporary assignment, authoring the chapters on equity outcomes in the PISA 2015 report.

Carlos holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Oxford, a MA in Social Sciences from the Juan March Institute and a BA in Humanities from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, and has been a visiting Fulbright Scholar at Princeton University. Before joining the OECD, he worked as a language and history teacher for several international study programmes and as a management consultant in London.



Telephone: 33-1 45 24 75 50


Gwénaël Jacotin - Statistician

Gwénaël Jacotin

Gwenael Jacotin is a statistician in the Directorate for Education and Skills. He currently works on the Innovation Strategy for Education and Training project. He is responsible for the data management and exploitation of the surveys on creativity and critical thinking skills and for statistical work on indicators of innovation in education. He holds a Master in Economics from Paris School of Economics (PSE) and a Master in Statistics from Paris 1 Sorbonne University. 

Telephone: 33-1 45 24 92 53 


 Madeleine Gereke - Project Assistant 

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Madeleine is a project assistant in the Innovation Strategy for Education and Training project. She holds a MA in Political Science and International Relations from University of Stuttgart, Germany and Sciences Po Bordeaux, France. Before joining the OECD in 2016 she worked as legal assistant at CMA CGM as well as project assistant for European Union funded research projects at Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum and has lived and worked in several countries.

Telephone: 33-1 45 24 95 85


 Joaquin Urgel - Trainee 

Joaquin Urgel

Joaquin Urgel is a trainee in the Innovation Strategy for Education and Training team. He is currently enrolled in a Master´s degree in Public Policy and Development at the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and will graduate after completing his internship at the OECD. Prior to this, Joaquin completed a bachelor’s degree in Economics at TSE as well as a Master´s degree in Economics at the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) as an exchange student. He was previously an intern at the Ministry of Territorial Decentralization of Bolivia where he worked on taxation issues.





Soumyajit Kar - Trainee 

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Soumyajit is currently a trainee in the Innovation Strategy for Education and Training team. He is completing his Master’s in International Economic Policy at Sciences Po Paris, focusing on Emerging Economies and Global Economic Policy. He holds an undergraduate degree with honours in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi. Education, development studies and the political economy are his principal areas of academic interest. He has a diverse background, with internships in consulting, fast growing start-ups and media houses. 







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