Mr. Jeffrey Schlagenhauf, an American national, took up his duties as a Deputy Secretary-General of the OECD at the beginning of May 2019. His portfolio includes the strategic direction of OECD policy on Public Governance and the Development Cluster, which includes the Development Cooperation Directorate, the Development Centre and the Sahel and West Africa Club (SWAC). He also oversees the Environment and Statistics and Data Directorates. In addition, he is responsible for overseeing horizontal work on Anti-corruption and Integrity, and the Sustainable Development Goals. Prior to joining the OECD, Mr. Schlagenhauf served as the White House’s Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Associate Director for Economic Policy. In that role, he served as the top economic advisor to the Director. Mr Schlagenhauf represented OMB in the “Troika” process that determined the economic assumptions underlying the Administration’s annual budget. As head of the Economic Policy Division, he supervised a team of career economists and the Evidence Team that focuses on implementing evidence based policymaking across the U.S. federal government.