List of departments and special bodies


1. OECD Secretariat



Mathias Cormann


Deputy Secretaries-General

Ulrik Vestergaard Knudsen

Kerri-Ann Jones

Yoshiki Takeuchi  

Corporate Directorates


General Secretariat

Data Protection

Ethics Officer

Office of the Secretary-General - Chief of Staff

Council and Executive Committee Secretariat

Directorate for Legal Affairs

Global Relations Secretariat

Executive Directorate

Conference, Security and Infrastructure Service

Digital, Knowledge and Information Service

Human Resource Management

Programme, Budget and Financial Management

Public Affairs and Communications Directorate

Media Relations

Civil Society

Social media


OECD Centres


Substantive Directorates

Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities

Centre for Tax Policy and Administration

Centre on Well-being, Inclusion, Sustainability and Equal Opportunity

Development Centre

Development Co-operation Directorate

Directorate for Education and Skills

Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs

Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs

Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation

Economics Department

Environment Directorate

Directorate for Public Governance

Statistics and Data Directorate

Trade and Agriculture Directorate


II. Secretariats of entities within the OECD Family*

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

International Energy Agency (IEA)

International Transport Forum (ITF)

Multilateral Organisation Performance Assessment Network (MOPAN)

Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA)

Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century (PARIS21)**

Sahel and West Africa Club (SWAC)

* The list is non-exhaustive

** The Secretariat of this entity is integrated in a substantive directorate


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