Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Head OECD Berlin Centre
Nicola Brandt has been Head of the OECD Berlin Centre since October 2019. Nicola Brandt holds a doctorate in economics and has spent many years advising governments on the development of their economic and fiscal policies. Her responsibilities have included the OECD Economic Surveys for Mexico, Chile, France and Poland. Her work has focused on tax and social policy, education, labour market, innovation and environmental policy. She also has many years of experience in business cycle analysis and macroeconomic forecasting. Building on the OECD Strategy for Green Growth, she has also developed analysis and concepts for the better integration of economic and environmental policy advice in the OECD’s Economic Surveys. Between 2005 and 2009, she worked at the German Federal Ministry of Finance on the preparation of the G7 and G20 Finance Ministers meeting. She began her career as a Young Professional at the OECD. Nicola Brandt is fluent in German, English, French, Spanish and Italian.