Theodoros P. Dimopoulos

Scientific Associate - Ph.D. Candidate, Hellenic Parliament - University of Thessaly
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Anthony Gooch & Francesca Colombo

Director, OECD Forum & Head, Health Division, Directorate for Employment, Labour & Social Affairs, OECD

Anthony Gooch is responsible for conceiving, developing & implementing OECD’s corporate public affairs, communications & engagement strategies to achieve its mission by engaging globally with all stakeholders in public policy.

Francesca Colombo oversees work on health, which aims at providing internationally comparable data on health systems and applying economic analysis to health policies, advising policy makers, stakeholders and citizens on how to respond to demands for more and better health care and make health systems more people centred.

Enrico Letta

Dean, Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences Po

Dorothee Allain-Dupré & Isabelle Chatry and Sean Dougherty & Camila Vammalle

Regional Development Policy Committee & Fiscal Network, OECD

Dorothée Allain-Dupré is Deputy Head of the Economic Analysis, Statistics and Multi-level Governance Division of the OECD Centre for SMEs, Entrepreneurship, Regions and Cities. She oversees the programme of work on multi-level governance, decentralisation, public investment and subnational finance. Email: Dorothee.Allain-Dupre@oecd.org /// Isabelle Chatry is Senior Policy Analyst, Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities, OECD. Her current work focuses on multi-level governance, decentralization and sub-national public finance. Email: Isabelle.Chatry@oecd.org /// Sean Dougherty is Senior Advisor and Head of Secretariat for the Network on Fiscal Relations, where he gives policy advice on fiscal federalism, productivity and inclusive growth. The OECD’s Fiscal Network shares best practices on fiscal relations across levels of government and examines related public policies. Email: Sean.Dougherty@oecd.org /// Camila Vammalle has ten years' experience at the OECD, where she has been contributing the Network on Fiscal Relations across Levels of Government. She has worked in different fields such as public governance, fiscal federalism, sub-national public finances and in particular sub-national debts and fiscal rules for sub-national governments, public budgeting and fiscal sustainability of health systems. Email: Camila.Vammalle@oecd.org ///
Jean-Jacques Barbéris

Director of the Institutional and Corporate Clients division & ESG, AMUNDI

Jean-Jacques Barbéris is Director of the Institutional and Corporate Clients division & ESG and an Executive Board member at Amundi. Amongst other things, Jean-Jacques is supervising ESG within the General Management Committee.

He started his career in the French Treasury Directorate General where he served in units in charge of commodities and financial markets from 2008 to 2012. He then became then member of the cabinet of Pierre Moscovici, Minister of Economy and Finance, masterminding France funding policy agenda, contributing notably to the creation of BPI France, the French Public Investment Bank. Before joining Amundi, he acted as advisor for Economic and Financial affairs in the cabinet of the French President of the Republic, where he served from 2013-2016.

Jean-Jacques Barbéris is a graduate from Ecole Normale Supérieure Lettres et Sciences Humaines, agrégé in History, and alumni at both Sciences-Po Paris and Ecole Nationale d’Administration. He has been lecturer in advanced economics at Sciences-Po Paris from 2009 to 2012

Willemien Bax

Head, OECD Forum, OECD

Willemien Bax is currently Head of the OECD Forum, the Organisation's largest annual public event. Ms Bax, a Dutch national, has over 20 years of experience in public affairs, working with governments, as well as non-governmental organisations and the private sector. Prior to joining the OECD, from 2001 to beginning 2010, Ms Bax worked with the European Consumers Organisation (BEUC) as Deputy Director-General where she oversaw BEUC’s public affairs and media relations strategies in a number of public policy areas ranging from transparency and governance to food, environment, health, economic and legal affairs. In 2004, she initiated a training programme financed by the European Commission, for all consumer organisations in the EU, as well as potential EU-candidate countries. The training focused on giving consumer organisations the tools to develop effective public affairs and communication strategies. In 2009, in her capacity as European Chair of the Trans Atlantic Consumer Dialogue, she contributed to debates on major international public policy issues such as financial regulation, innovation and energy efficiency.
Kamran Khan

Founder and CEO, BlueDot

Dr. Kamran Khan is a practising infectious disease physician and a Professor of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Toronto. He is also the Founder and CEO of BlueDot, a digital health company that combines the power of big data, human and artificial intelligence to help governments, private enterprises, and healthcare systems build resilience and readiness to infectious disease threats.
Samantha Vanderslott

University Research Lecturer, Oxford Vaccine Group and the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford

Samantha is a University Research Lecturer at the Oxford Vaccine Group and the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford. She works on projects about health and society, including attitudes to vaccination, the history of typhoid fever, neglected tropical disease advocacy, and public health responses during outbreaks. Samantha draws on perspectives from sociology, global public health, history, and science and technology studies (STS), and has experience working in government as a Senior Policy Advisor. Her PhD at UCL (University College London) was on the policy and history of neglected tropical diseases, where she conducted fieldwork in Brazil and China, and was a Visiting Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and the Brocher Foundation in Geneva.
Luiz Gustavo Medeiros Barbosa

Executive Manager, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV)

Luiz Gustavo Medeiros Barbosa holds a Ph.D. in Business from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. He is a Professor at Brazilian School for Public and Private Administration (FGV EBAPE) and Executive Manager at Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV).
Andrea Gómez & Antonio J. Jara

CMO & CEO, HOPU (HOP Ubiquitous S.L.)

Andrea Gómez (CMO). She has a strong experience in creativity/design, marketing and communication. She holds a Master in research & dissemination of the Cultural Heritage and a PhD in Communication / Marketing about Smart Destinations, which verses about the use of ICTs for the dissemination and protection of the cultural heritage based on the needs of the new generations as Millennials, Z and Hashtags. Andrea works actively in product/service development, working on solutions that are focused on the final users (citizens & visitors) with methodologies as Design Thinking & co-creation, developing solutions that are directly based on the social & cultural needs. /// Antonio J. Jara (CEO), founder of HOP Ubiquitous S.L. (www.hopu.eu), and chair of Data Quality and IoT in IEEE. He did his PhD (Cum Laude) at the University of Murcia (UMU), Spain. These PhD results present a novel way to connect objects to Internet-enabled platforms in an easy, secure and scalable way. He also carried out a MBA and entrepreneurship formation in the ENAE business school and UCAM (2012). He received entrepreneurship awards from ENAE (sponsored by SabadellCAM financial services), emprendeGo (sponsored by Spanish government), IPSO Alliance Award (Sponsored by Google) for its disruptive innovation in the IoT, selected and mentored by the acceleration program FIWARE. Antonio Jara as part of HOPU is focused on the Smart Cities market with solutions for citizens engagements and environmental monitoring (air quality sensors). Antonio Jara has also participated in over 100 international events about Internet of Things as Speaker, over 100 international publications / papers (~5000 citations and impact factor h=37), he holds several patents in the IoT domain and finally he has advised in the IoT domain to companies such as Microsoft and Fujitsu.
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.
Will Duncan

Forum Programme, OECD

Federico Lampis

Forum Programme, OECD

Carlos Moreno

Scientific Director of the Chair eTi (Entrepreneurship – Territory – Innovation), Panthéon Sorbonne University – IAE Paris

Researcher of international renown, Carlos Moreno is Scientific director of the Chair "Entrepreneurship – Territory – Innovation", Panthéon Sorbonne University – IAE Paris (France). Carlos Moreno earned recognition as a scientist with an innovative mind, pioneer works and is unique approach on urban issues. He is also a scientific advisor of national and international figures of the highest level, including the Mayor of Paris Smart City special Envoy. He works at the heart of issues of international significance as a result of his research, ringing an innovative perspective on urban issues and offering solutions to the issues faced by the cities, metropolises and territories during the 21st century. Some of his concepts traveled the world: the Human Smart City, the 15mn City, the Territory of 30mn. Carlos Moreno received the Foresight Medal by the French Academy of Architecture (2019). He is the author of “Urban life and proximity at the time of Covid-19”, published by Editions de l’Observatoire, July 2020
Ali Kooli

Minister of Economy, Finance and Investment, Republic of Tunisia

Ali Kooli, Ministre Tunisien de l’Economie, des Finances et de soutien à l’Investissement. Mr Kooli est marié et père de deux enfants, il dispose d’une expérience de 33 ans dans le domaine financier et bancaire au sein de plusieurs institutions financières à Singapour, au Japon, en Jordanie, en France et en Tunisie. Il a occupé plusieurs postes à l’Union de banques arabes et françaises « UBAF » (filiale de crédit lyonnais). Il a occupé, aussi, le poste de directeur adjoint de l’UBAF Japon et de responsable de développement à la société générale. Il a été successivement directeur général adjoint puis directeur général de l’UIB en Tunisie. Il a de même occupé le poste de directeur Général de Bank ABC Tunisie et président du conseil d’administration de l’Arab leasing Corporation en Algérie. Mr. Kooli est titulaire d’un diplôme des études préparatoires de l’Institut des hautes études commerciales de Nice (France) et d’un diplôme de master en management de l’école supérieure de Management de Lyon.

Marcelo Neri

Director, FGV Social

Director of FGV Social and founder of the Center for Social Policies at the Getulio Vargas Foundation. He teaches at FGV EPGE. PhD in Economics, Princeton University. He writes regularly in scientific journals and in general magazines. He has been twice cited as one of the 100 most influential Brazilians by Época Magazine. He has edited ten books. Previously he was the Secretary-General of the Council of Economic and Social Development (CDES), President of the Institute for Applied Economic Research (Ipea) and Minister of Strategic Affairs. He has evaluated policies in more than a dozen countries and also designed and implemented policies at three government levels in Brazil.
Diego Piacentini

Commissioner for Digital Transformation Italian Government , Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers

General Manager Apple Europe (1987-1999) Sr VP International Consumer Business Amazon.com (2000-2016)
Stefano Scarpetta

Director, Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD

Stefano Scarpetta is Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs at the OECD. Mr. Scarpetta joined the OECD in 1991 and held several positions in the Economics Department and in his current Directorate. He led several large-scale research projects, including: "Implementing the OECD Jobs Strategy"; the "Sources of Economic Growth in OECD Countries"; and contributed to others including “The Policy Challenges of Population Ageing" and “The Effects of Product Market Competition on Productivity and Labour Market Outcomes”. From 2002 to 2006 he worked at the World Bank, where he took over the responsibility of labour market advisor and lead economist. In this capacity, he coordinated a Bank-wide research program of Employment and Development and contributed extensively to the Bank's investment climate assessments, and returned to the Economics Department of the OECD in November 2006. Mr. Scarpetta holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Science Sociales (EHESS), Département et Laboratoire d’Economie Théorique Appliquée (DELTA) in Paris and a Master of Science in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Gabriela Ramos

Assistant Director General on Social and Human Sciences at UNESCO & former OECD Chief of Staff, OECD

Gabriela Ramos is Assistant Director General on Social and Human Sciences at UNESCO. Previously, she served as OECD Chief of Staff and Sherpa to the G20 and in this capacity supported the Secretary General’s strategic leadership and ensured that the Organisation delivered on its mandates. She was responsible for the contributions of the OECD to the global agenda, including to the G20, G7, and APEC. She also oversaw the Global Relations Secretariat, which works with over 100 countries around the world. Her work as Sherpa contributed to the Leaders’ commitment to the G20 Brisbane gender target in 2014 and the creation of the W20. She has been key in delivering major OECD contributions and international standards to this agenda, including on tax transparency, artificial intelligence and data, excess capacity, tracking trade and investment measures, climate and growth, among others. In 2019, she launched the Business for Inclusive Growth (B4IG) platform, endorsed by the French G7 Presidency, bringing together 40 major multinational companies committed to reducing inequalities. She has championed the OECD’s work to put people at the centre of policy-making through the provision of targeted policy advice in partnership with the European Union, the Inclusive Growth Initiative, and New Approaches to Economic Challenges (NAEC). She has advanced OECD work on gender equality, the well-being framework, and children. Most recently, she published a NAEC report entitled Systemic Thinking for Policy Making.