Director of the Trade and Agriculture Directorate
Marion Jansen is the Director of the Trade and Agriculture Directorate at the OECD. She previously held senior positions in the World Trade Organization, the International Labour Office and the International Trade Centre. She has represented different organizations at the G7 and G20 level, led critical interagency collaborations and major interdisciplinary research networks. She has also provided support to trade negotiations and to the WTO dispute settlement system.
Marion Jansen holds a PhD in economics from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona). She has published widely on international trade and global economic governance and co-edited the volume “The Use of Economics in Trade and Investment Disputes”. She has lectured in multiple academic institutions, including the University of Geneva and the World Trade Institute, and is member of the Board of the Centre d’Études Prospectives et d’Informations Internationales (CEPII) in Paris, the Advisory Board of the MSc IB at SKEMA Business School in Paris and the WEF’s Global Future Council on Trade and Investment.
A German national, Marion Jansen grew up in the Netherlands. In addition to German and Dutch, she speaks English, French, Italian and Spanish.