Veronica Nilsson

General Secretary , Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD (TUAC)

About Veronica Nilsson

Veronica Nilsson was elected Acting General Secretary of the Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD (TUAC) in May 2022 and confirmed as General Secretary by the TUAC Plenary Session in June 2023.

She started as a researcher at the Swedish Confederation of Professional Employees (TCO) in 1996, before moving to TUAC in 2001 to lead a project on the OECD Guidelines for MNEs, followed by the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) in 2009. She was elected Confederal Secretary at the congress of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) in 2011 and Deputy General Secretary in 2016.

She has also served as Project Manager at the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Office in Singapore (2017-19) and Head of the Global Deal Support Unit at the OECD (2019-22).

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