Head of the Regulatory Policy Division, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Directs country reviews of regulatory reform in OECD and non-OECD countries, including a programme of co-operation on regulatory policy to enhance competitiveness in Mexico and the economic transition, regulatory policy and institutional reforms in Russia and China. Responsible for updating the OECD recommendations on regulatory reform, now the 2012 Recommendation on Regulatory Policy and Governance. Co-author of Regulatory Policy and Governance, Supporting Economic Growth and Serving the Public Interest (2011). Has worked extensively on the topic of risk and regulation which resulted in the 2010 publication Risk and Regulatory Policy, Improving the Governance of Risk. Former: Financial analyst, GlaxoSmithKline; Securities trader, Wall Street West.