Former Director of the OECD Development Centre and Special Advisor to the OECD Secretary-General on Development, Mario Pezzini is currently Honorary Distinguished Fellow Jindal School of Government and Public Policy Jindal Global University. He also served for a year as Acting Director of the OECD Development Co-operation Directorate.
Prior to joining the OECD, Mr. Pezzini was Professor in Industrial Economics at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris as well as in US and Italian Universities. Also, Mr. Pezzini served as an Advisor in the field of economic development, industrial organisation and regional economics in international organisations and think tanks (e.g. ILO, UNIDO, European Commission and Nomisma in Italy).