Expert in international economic cooperation
Chris Brooks has worked in the field of international economic cooperation for over twenty-five years. An expert in the interaction between politics, the media and international affairs, he advises on the interface between politics, government and society. He has acted as a strategic advisor to chief executives of the OECD and of private companies. His career has involved actively leading change management in many areas – communications, public affairs and publishing, as well as supervising research and public policy development.
Chris was the creator and director of the first programmes in the OECD dealing with spatial economic development. A dynamic team builder with a successful track record in changing systems and cultures, he graduated from Nottingham University in economics in 1973 and is bilingual in English and French. He has created, managed and chaired a number of private not-for-profit groups working on issues of youth development, employment, education and training and local and regional economic development. He is currently a University teacher at Sciences Po in Paris and runs his own private consulting company.