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Dr. 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


Dr. Carlos González-Sancho - Analyst

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Carlos González-Sancho is an Analyst in the Directorate for Education and Skills of the OECD. He currently works on the Innovation Strategy for Education and Training project at CERI.

Carlos holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Oxford, a MA in Sociology and Political Science from the Juan March Institute, and a BA in Humanities from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. In 2007-08 he was a visiting Fulbright Scholar at Princeton University. His doctoral research focused on topics related to educational assortative mating.

Prior to joining the OECD, Carlos taught at several academic programmes in the UK and US and worked for a management consulting firm in London.



Telephone: 33-1 45 24 75 50


Gwénaël Jacotin - Statistician

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Gwénaël Jacotin works currently on the Innovation Strategy for Education and Training project at CERI. Gwénaël Jacotin joined the OECD in 2011 after completing a Masters’ degree in Economics at the Paris School of Economics (PSE). His masters’ research thesis looked at the effects of French zoning enrolment regulation on the success and drop out of students in their first year of university. 

Telephone: 33-1 45 24 92 53 


 Madeleine Gereke - Project Assistant 

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Madeleine Gereke 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. Madeleine has lived and worked in several countries before joining the OECD in 2016.

Telephone: 33-1 45 24 95 85


 Joaquin Urgel - Trainee 

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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.






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75775 Paris, Cedex 16


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