Josée Fecteau, Director for Legal Affairs ad interim

 

  Josée Fecteau, OECD Director for Legal Affairs ad interim

    

Josée Fecteau
Director ad interim
Directorate for Legal Affairs

Ms. Josée Fecteau is the Director for Legal Affairs ad interim since 1 December 2019. Apart from her management duties, she oversees the provision of legal advice to the Organisation on a wide range of administrative and governance matters. She also supervises the legal support delivered to OECD directorates, management and bodies in the production of the Organisation’s policy outputs and is responsible for the coordination of the accession process to the Organisation.

Ms Fecteau joined the Directorate of Legal Affairs of the OECD in 1995, serving over the years as Deputy-Director, Head of the Administrative and Budgetary Matters Division and Senior Legal Adviser.

Ms. Fecteau, who is a Canadian national, began her career as a legal assistant to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada and as a lawyer in a leading Montreal law firm. In 1991, she initiated her career with international organisations in the General Legal Affairs' Division of the FAO Legal Office, in Rome.

Ms. Fecteau holds degrees in civil law (B.C.L) and common law (LL.B) from McGill University, Canada, as well as a Masters in Law (LL.M) from the University of Cambridge, U.K.

 

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