Fadi Farra

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Fadi Farra


Fadi Farra, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, former Head of Unit at the OECD in charge of enhancing investment, competitiveness and private sector development in Eastern Europe, the South Caucasus and Central Asia. Fadi Farra now advises, with his team, a number of governments and international organisations on regional policy dialogue, competitiveness, investment and industrial policies. He is the Chair of the Advanced Manufacturing Global Agenda Council of the World Economic Forum, visiting Scholar at the faculty of Art & Science of Harvard University and lecturer at HEC Paris where he teaches Political Economy. Prior to joining the OECD, Mr. Farra worked in strategy consulting with the Boston Consulting Group and AT Kearney, where he was a Principal. He is a graduate from the London School of Economics (M.Sc. Management Economics), HEC Paris - Community of European Management Schools (M.Sc. International Management) and the Institut D'Etudes Politiques dAix-en-Provence (M.A. Government). Mr. Farra's interests and expertise are in private sector development and business climate enhancement policies. He is the author of numerous books and publications related to competitiveness, innovation and globalization including recently with the OECD, EBRD, Harvard Business Review and Harvard International Review. He is a regular conference speaker and commentator in world media. He is married to T. Farra and together they have four children.

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