Who's Who

 

OECD member countries | Non-members, social partners and observers | OECD Secretariat

 

Chair and Vice-Chairs

Chair

 Korea, Dr. YOO, Young Sook, Minister of Environment

 

Vice-Chairs

 Czech RepublicMr. Tomáš Chalupa, Minister of the Environment

  Israel, Mr. Gilad Erdan, Minister of Environmental Protection

 European Union, Mr. Janez Potočnik, Commissioner for Environment

 Sweden, Ms. Lena Ek, Minister for the Environment

 United Kingdom, Ms. Caroline Spelman, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

 

OECD member countries

  Australia, The Hon. Tony Burke, Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
           

  Austria, Mr. Nikolaus Berlakovich, Federal Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
            

  Belgium,  Mr. Yves Haesendonck, Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the OECD
           

  Canada, Mr. Dan McDougall, Assistant Deputy Minister

 

   Chile, Ms. Maria Ignacia Benitez, Minister of Environment
            

  Czech Republic (Vice-Chair), Mr. Tomáš Chalupa, Minister of the Environment
            

  Denmark, Ms. Ida Auken, Minister for the Environment

 

   Estonia, Ms. Keit Pentus, Minister of the Environment

            

  Finland 
           

  France, Ms. Dominique Dron, General Commissioner for Sustainable Development
            

  Germany,   Ms. Ursula Heinen-Esser, Parliamentary State Secretary, Vice Minister 
           

  Greece,  Mr. George Papaconstantinou, Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change
         

  Hungary,   Mr. Zoltán Cséfalvay, Minister of State for Economic Strategy and Mr. Zoltán Illés, Minister of State

            

  Iceland, Ms Svandís Svavarsdóttir, Minister of the Environment

 

  Ireland, Mr. John McCarthy, Assistant Secretary, Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government
            

   Israel (Vice-Chair), Mr. Gilad Erdan, Minister of Environmental Protection
          

  Italy, Mr. Corrado Clini, Minister of Environment, Land and Sea
            

  Japan, Mr. Tatsushi Terada, Vice-minister for Global Environmental Affairs
            

  Korea (Chair), Dr. YOO, Young Sook, Minister of Environment
            

  Luxembourg, Permanent Representative of Luxembourg to the OECD
           

  Mexico, Mr. Juan Rafael Elvira Quesada, Minister for Environment and Natural Resources
           

  Netherlands,  Mr. Siebe Riedstra, Secretary-general, Ministry of Infrastucture and the Environment
            

  New Zealand, The Hon. Tim Groser, Minister for Trade and International Climate Change Negotiations

           

  Norway, Mr. Audun Garberg, Political Advisor, Ministry of Environment
            

  Poland, Ms Beata Jaczewska, Undersecretary of State

            

  Slovak Republic, Ms Ingrid Brockova, Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the OECD

   

   Slovenia, Mr. Franc Bogovič, Minister of Agriculture and the Environment
            

  Spain, Mr. Federico Ramos de Armas, Secretary of State for Environment

 

  Sweden (Vice-Chair), Ms. Lena Ek, Minister for the Environment
            

  Switzerland, Mr. Bruno Oberle, State Secretary, Director of the Federal Office of Environment
            

  Turkey, Prof. Lütfi Akca, the Undersecretary of Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs
           

  United Kingdom (Vice-Chair), Ms. Caroline Spelman, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
           

  United States, Ms. Lisa Jackson, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency  
            

  European Union (Vice-Chair), Mr. Janez Potočnik, European Commissioner responsible for the Environment
            

 

Non-members, social partners and observers

Non-members

  Brazil: Dr. Francesco Gaetani, Deputy Minister of the Environment

 

  China (People's Republic of): Mr. XU, Qinghua, Chief Engineer and Director General for International Cooperation Department, MEP

 

Colombia: Ms. Adriana Soto, Vice-Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development

 

  Indonesia: Mr. Dana Kartakusuma, Assistant Minister for Economic and Sustainable Affairs, Ministry for Environment

 

  Russian Federation: Mr. Yuri Trutnev, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment

 

Social partners

  • Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD (BIAC): Mr. Russel Mills, Vice Chair, Environment Committee
  • Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD (TUAC): Mrs Marie-Louise Knuppert, Vice President
  • European Environmental Bureau (EEB): Mr. Jeremy Wates, Secretary-General

Observers

  • Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI): Mr. Boonam Shin, Ambassador for Green Growth
  • UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA): Mr. Nikhil Seth, Director
  • UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE): Mr. Marco Keiner, Director, Environment Division
  • UN Environment Programme (UNEP): Sylvie Lemmet, Director of the Division of Technology, Industry and Economics
  • World Bank: Ms. Rachel Kyte, Vice President for Sustainable Development
  • World Health Organization (WHO): Dr. Carlos Dora
  • World Trade Organization (WTO): Mrs Vesile Kulacoglu, Director, Trade and Environment Division

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

 

Last updated on 28 March 2012