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Jeremias Adams-Prassl

Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford

I read law at Oxford and Paris II (MA; DPhil), as well as Harvard Law School (LL.M.) Before re-joining Magdalen as a Law Fellow in 2014, I had been a Fellow at St John’s College, Oxford, and a Stipendiary Lecturer at Jesus College, Oxford. I have also held visiting teaching and/or research positions at institutions including UCL, Yale Law School, the University of Vienna, the Max Planck Institute Hamburg, Renmin Law School Beijing, and Hong Kong University.

I am Deputy Director of the Faculty’s Institute of European and Comparative Law, where I oversee our Course II (Erasmus) programme as Director of Undergraduate Exchange Programmes.

Professor Adams-Prassl’s research on algorithms at work is funded by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program (grant agreement No 947806).

Mark Pearson

Deputy Director of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD

Mark Pearson is Deputy Director of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Prior to 2014, he was Head of the Health Division where he helped countries to improve their health systems by providing internationally comparable data, state-of-the-art analysis and appropriate policy recommendations on a wide range of health policies. Major current work of the Division is on the economics of preventing obesity; comparisons of the prices of health care goods and services; assessing long-term care policies; trends in health spending; expanding health coverage; co-ordination of care; pay-for-performance; use of evidence in health care; the migration of the health-care workforce; health care quality indicators; measuring health care outcomes, outputs and inputs; and health and ICTs. Key publications resulting from the work he has managed include OECD Health at a Glance and Achieving Better Value for Money in Health Care, as well as The Economics of Prevention: Fit not Fat. Before moving to Paris, he was employed by the Institute for Fiscal Studies in London, and he has been a consultant for the World Bank, the IMF and the European Commission.
Carin Jämtin & Jorge Moreira da Silva

Director-General & Director, Development Co-operation Directorate, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency & OECD

Carin Jämtin is Director-General of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) since May 2017. Democracy and human rights have always been the heart of Ms. Jämtin’s work. From 1999-2003 Ms. Jämtin headed the International Development Cooperation Department at the Olof Palme International Centre - the umbrella organization for the Swedish labor movement. In 2003, Ms. Jämtin served as Minister of International Development Cooperation, and for parts of 2006 served as Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs. Ms. Jämtin has also served on the World Bank's Commission on Growth and Development; as Vice Chair of Stockholm City Council; and as Secretary General of the Social Democratic Party. Carin Jämtin on Twitter.

Mr. ‌ Moreira da Silva is since 1st November 2016 the Director of the Development Co-operation Directorate (DCD) at OECD. As Director of the Development Co-operation Directorate (DCD), Mr. Moreira da Silva plays a key role in positioning the OECD’s work on development co-operation at the leading edge. He supports the work of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) and collaborates closely with other components of the OECD's Development Cluster to strengthen the Organisation’s contribution to the international governance architecture, as well as to OECD-wide initiatives such as NAEC, Inclusive Growth, and work in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).