Head of the Sherpa Office and Global Governance Unit
Nejla Saula is the Head of the Sherpa Office and Global Governance Unit in the Office of the Secretary-General and OECD Sous-Sherpa. She advises the OECD Sherpa on strategic engagement of the OECD in global governance fora to enhance the OECD’s visibility and contributions in the G20, the G7 and APEC in response to global systemic challenges. She is also the OECD representative to the G20 Anticorruption Working Group and as such coordinates OECD contributions to the global anticorruption and integrity agenda of the G20. Before joining the Sherpa Office, Nejla Saula was legal adviser in the OECD Directorate for Legal Affairs where she supported the accession process of four countries to the Organisation and the elaboration and adoption of the OECD Declaration on Propriety, Integrity and Transparency in International Business and Finance. Ms. Saula has a Bilingual Master I of European Law from the University of Paris Ouest, as well as a Juris Doctor from American University Washington College of Law. She is a member of the New York State Bar.