Senior Health Economist, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD
Ana Llena-Nozal is leading the long-term care work at OECD since January 2018. She coordinates several topics on long-term care and ageing such as dementia care, the future of the long-term care workforce, social protection and funding in long-term care, the impact of COVID-19 in long-term care services, policies to promote healthy ageing and end-of-life care. She has been leading work on advising countries in long-term care reforms for Croatia and Lithuania. She joined the OECD in 2006 where she has worked in various projects related to health, employment and social policy. Ana Llena-Nozal is Spanish and has a degree in development studies from the London School of Economics (MSc.) and in economics from the Pompeu Fabra University (MSc) and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (PhD).
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.