Anna Pietikainen is Senior Policy Advisor in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) where she works on a number of regulatory policy issues and leads the organisation’s work with economic regulators globally. As part of this work, she manages the OECD Network of Economic Regulators (NER) and has carried out a number performance assessment reviews of regulatory authorities. Bringing together regulators across sectors and countries, the NER produces analysis and guidance on cross cutting issues such as governance, independence and performance of regulators, the use of behavioural insights and challenges linked to emerging technologies and market transformation.
Previously at the OECD, Anna held positions at the Development Centre and the Sahel West Africa Club. Prior to joining the OECD, she spent five years with a specialised agency of the United Nations, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). As Country Programme Manager, she provided support and advice to governments in Latin America and the Caribbean on the development and management of national rural development programmes.
As all TiGRE partners, Anna Pietikainen strives to facilitate the well-functioning and evolution of regulatory governance and aims to foster cooperation among European, national and regional stakeholders.
In the capacity of TiGRE external advisor, Anna Pietikainen will regularly provide advice on regulatory policy issues, during Consortium Meetings or other occasions.