Head of Division for the Skills and Employability Division
Mark Keese is the Head of the Skills and Employability Division in the Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs at the OECD. He is responsible for the OECD’s work on employment and skill development policies to promote a more inclusive and resilient labour market. He is in charge of the OECD’s Future of Work Initiative and also contributes to G20 work on employment issues. Mr. Keese has been at the OECD since 1985, covering both macro-economic and labour market issues. He was a member of the taskforce that developed the first OECD Jobs Strategy in 1994 and was closely involved in the development of the OECD’s international survey of adult skills (PIAAC). His published works include articles on labour markets in transition countries, earnings inequality, minimum wages, and ageing and employment policies.