(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)
The new Permanent Observer and Special Representative of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to the United Nations, Robin Ogilvy, presented his letter of appointment to UN Secretary‑General António Guterres today.
Before his latest appointment, Mr. Ogilvy served as an Adviser in the office of the OECD Secretary-General since 2014, supporting the delivery of corporate initiatives such as the OECD Action Plan on the Sustainable Development Goals.
Having joined OECD in 2009 as a policy analyst and subsequently Senior Policy Advisor on aid effectiveness, Mr. Ogilvy previously headed the United Nations Aid Coordination Unit in Rwanda. He was also a fellow at the United Kingdom-based Overseas Development Institute.
Mr. Ogilvy holds a Master of Philosophy in social and political science and a Master of Arts in economics, both from St. John’s College at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.