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Chair & Vice-Chairs

Greece (Chair)

Yannis Dragasakis

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Development 
@YDragasakis

Chile (Vice-Chair)

Felipe Salaberry

Vice Minister of Regional Development 
@FelipeSalaberry

Biography

 

Korea (Vice-Chair)

Kim Hyun-mee

Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport 
@Korea_land

Biography

OECD

Angel Gurría

Secretary-General

@A_Gurria

Biography

Ulrik Vestergaard Knudsen

Deputy Secretary-General

Biography

Lamia Kamal-Chaoui

Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities

@LamiaKC_CFE

Biography

Heads of delegation

Bulgaria

Petya Avramova

Minister of Regional Development and Public Works

Biography

Canada

James Meddings

Deputy Minister and President, Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario

 @FedDevOntario

Biography

Costa Rica

Claudia Dobles

First Lady

  @ClaudiaDobles 

Biography

Estonia

Janek Mäggi

Minister of Public Administration

 @rahandus

Biography

Finland

Marja-Ritta Pihlman

Director
Department for Regions and Growth Services
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

 @TEM_uutiset  

Biography

Italy

Barbara Lezzi

Minister for the South
Presidency of the Council of Ministers

 @ministro_sud

Biography

Lithuania

Tautvydas Tamulevicius

Vice-Minister
Ministry of the Interiror

Biography

Poland

Jerzy Kwiecinski

Minister of Investment and Economic Development

 @JerzyKwiecinski

Biography

Spain

Meritxell Batet Lamaña

Minister of Territorial Policy and Public Function 

 @meritxell_batet

Biography

Sweden

Jennie Nilsson

Minister for Rural Affairs

Switzerland

Eric Jakob

Ambassador and Head of the Directorate of Economic Promotion
State Secretariat for Economic Affairs

  @eric_h_jakob

Biography

European Commission

Corina Creţu

Commissioner  for Regional and Urban Policy

 @CorinaCretuEU

Biography

Business at OECD

Russel Mills

Secretary-General

 @BusinessatOECD

Biography

CEMR

Frédéric Vallier

Secretary-General

  @fvccre

Biography

EBRD

Susan Goeransson

Director
Municiipal and Environmental Infrastructure

  @EBRD

Biography

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