Senior Management

Ulrik Vestergaard Knudsen, Deputy Secretary-General of the OECD  

Deputy Secretary-General Ulrik Vestergaard Knudsen

Areas of responsibilities:

  • Trade and Agriculture (TAD)
  • The digital and technological transformation (STI)
  • Global Relations (GRS)


Horizontal projects & initiatives:
      - Going Digital III
      - Gender and Diversity Champion



 Jeffrey Schlagenhauf Deputy Secretary-General, OECD

Deputy Secretary-General Jeffrey Schlagenhauf

Areas of responsibilities:

  • Public Governance (GOV)
  • Development Cluster
       - Development Cooperation Directorate (DCD)
       - Development Centre (DEV)
       - Sahel and West Africa Club (SWAC)
  •  Environment (ENV)
  • Statistics and Data Directorate (SDD)


Horizontal projects & initiatives:
      - Anti-corruption
      - SDGs





Deputy Secretary-General Yoshiki Takeuchi

Areas of responsibilities:

  • Centre for Entrepreneurship, SME’s, Regions and Cities (CFE)
  • Centre for Tax Policy and Administration (CTP)
  • Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs (DAF)




Deputy Secretary-General and Chief Economist Laurence Boone

Areas of responsibilities: 

  •  Employment, Labour and Social Affairs (ELS)
  •  Education (EDU)
  •  Skills Centre (SKC)
  •  Well-being, Inclusion, Sustainability and Equal Opportunity (WISE)
  • Economics department (ECO)
            - Policy Studies
            - Country Studies
  • G20 Finance Track 


Horizontal projects & initiatives:
      - Housing
      - Inclusive Forum on Carbon Mitigation Approaches

Chief of Staff Ingrid Barnsley

Areas of responsibilities:

  • Office of the Secretary-General
  • New Approaches to Economic Challenges (NAEC)
  • Strategic Foresight (SF)