Project Manager, OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Programme
Daniel Quadbeck is a Project Manager in the organisation’s Eurasia Competitiveness Programme. He is an expert in public policy focusing on investment, competitiveness, private sector development and SME policy reform in the Eurasia region. He is leading a work stream focusing on the evaluation of SME policies in the Eastern Partner countries measuring convergence towards implementation of the policy principles promoted by the Small Business Act for Europe (SME Policy Index: Eastern Partner Countries 2012). This approach allows governments to identify strong and weak points in policy design and implementation, compare experiences and performance, and set priorities for policy reform.
Prior to joining the OECD, he worked in public administration and the private sector. He holds a master degree from Free University Berlin where he took interdisciplinary studies of international law, history and regional studies.OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Programme, launched in 2008, is a regional programme that contributes to economic growth in Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia. OECD experts work closely with governments, the private sector and civil society to design and implement tools and instruments that will lead to policy reforms and higher levels of competitiveness.