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Angel Gurría

Secretary-General, OECD

Angel Gurría is the Secretary-General of the OECD since June 2006. He was re-appointed to a second mandate in September 2010. As OECD Secretary-General, he has reinforced the OECD's role as a "hub" for global dialogue and debate on economic policy issues while pursuing internal modernisation and reform. Gurría is a Mexican national and came to the OECD following a distinguished career in public service in his country, including positions as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Finance and Public Credit in the 1990s. Gurría holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from UNAM (Mexico) and a Master of Arts Degree in Economics from Leeds University (United Kingdom).