Who's who

 

 

OECD Member Countries

 

Australia
  The Hon. Anthony Albanese MP is the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government, and the Leader of the House of Representatives.
Austria
  Andreas Schieder, State Secretary in the Chancellery.
Belgium
  Charles Picqué, Minister-President of the Government of Brussels-Capital Region, in charge of Local Governments, National and Regional Development, Monuments and Conservation areas, Urban Redevelopment, Housing, Public cleanliness, Foreign Trade and Development.
Canada
Paul LeBlanc, Associate Deputy Minister and Executive Vice-President, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
Czech Republic
  Cyril Svoboda, Minister for Regional Development of the Czech Republic
Denmark
Niels Jorgen Mau Pedersen, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Minister for welfare
Finland (Chair)
Mikko Alkio, State Secretary, Minister of Economic Affairs
Heikki Aurasmaa, Under-Secretary of State
Mari Kiviniemi, Minister of Public Administration and Local Government
France
Hubert Falco, Secrétaire d'Etat à l'aménagement du territoire
Germany
  Claudia Dörr, Director-General responsible for 'European policy' in Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology.
Greece
Spyros Efstathopoulos, General Secretary of Investment and Development of Ministry of Economy and Finance
Hungary
  Péter Szaló, State Secretary for Regional Development
Italy
Claudio Scajola, Minister of Economic Development
Japan
Makoto Taketoshi, Vice-Minister, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Korea
Mr.Kang Pal Moon Assistant Minister for Territorial Policy of Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime affairs.
Luxembourg
Jean-Marie Halsdorf, Ministre de l'Intérieur et de l'Aménagement du territoire
Mexico
Gustavo Merino Juarez, Vice-Minister of Prospective, Planning and Evaluation, Ministry of Social Development
Netherlands
Jasper Wesseling, Director, Minister of Economic Affairs
Norway
Pål Erik Holte, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development
Poland
Ms. Elżbieta Bieńkowska, Minister of Regional Development
Ms. Hanna Jahns, Secretary of State, Ministry of Regional Development
Portugal
Rui Nuno Baleiras, Secretary of State for Regional Development.
Slovak Republic
Daniel Ács, State Secretary for Regional Development
Spain
Elena Salgado Méndez, Minister for Public Administration
Sweden

Kjell Unevik, Director General, Division for Regional Growth

Switzerland
Jean-Daniel Gerber, Director of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) in the Federal Department of Economic Affairs.
United Kingdom
John Swinney MSP, Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Sustainable Growth.
Iain Wright, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State
United States
Mark Drabenstott, Director, RUPRI Center for Regional Competitiveness and TDPC Chair
European Union
Danuta Hübner, European Commissioner for Regional Policy

OECD

Aart de Geus, Deputy Secretary-General of the OECD
Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD

 

OECD Non-Member Countries

 

 

Brazil
  Geddel Vieira Lima, Minister of National Integration
Chile
Ignacia Fernandez, Head of Policies and Research, Chilean Undersecretary of Regional Development, Interior Affairs Ministry
Estonia
Sim Kiisler, Minister for Regional Affairs
Israel
  Prof. Manuel Trajtenberg, Head of the National Economic Council at the Prime Minister's office of Israel.

Morocco
Abdeslem El Misbahi, le Secrétaire d'Etat, Développement Territorial
Slovenia
Zlata Ploštajner, Minister without portfolio, responsible for local self-government and regional development.
South Africa
Ebrahim Rasool, Adviser to the President