Laurence Boone is the OECD Chief Economist, G20 Finance Deputy and Head of the Economics Department.
Before joining the OECD, she was the Chief Economist at AXA Group, Global Head of Multi-Asset Client Solutions & Trading and Securities Finance, AXA Investment Managers, France; an independent director of Kering’s board and remains a member of the Strategic committee of Agence France Trésor.
Prior to this, she was Special Advisor to the President of the French Republic; Chief Economist and Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Managing Director and Chief Economist France, Barclays Capital; Economist, OECD; Economist, CEPII, France and Quantitative Analyst for Merrill Lynch Asset Management.
She is a member of the Cercle des Economistes as well as of SDA Bocconi.
She taught at the École Polytechnique, ENSAE (the National School of Statistics) and the École Normale Supérieure and Sciences Po (Paris School of International Affairs).
She has a PhD in Applied Econometrics from the London Business School; a MSc in Econometrics & Macroeconomic Modelling from Reading University; a Master’s Degree in Economics from Université Paris X Nanterre and a postgraduate diploma (DEA) in Modelling and Quantitative Analysis from University Paris X Nanterre.