Director, Public Governance
Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development
Ms Elsa Pilichowski is the Director of the Directorate for Public Governance (GOV) at the OECD. Ms Pilichowski has more than 20 years’ experience dedicated to public governance in OECD and Partner countries. She joined the OECD in 2000, in the Public Governance Directorate where she worked until 2012, leading projects and teams on Agencies, Public Employment and various governance and indicator issues. Ms Pilichowski then moved to the OECD Global Relations Secretariat as deputy head of unit for the Eurasia region and in 2014 to the Office of the Secretary-General (OSG) where she was Advisor and then Counsellor to the Secretary-General on the strategic and corporate agenda of the OECD. Prior to joining the OECD, Ms Pilichowski held positions of Research Assistant at the World Bank.