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Anthony Gooch

Anthony Gooch is Director of Public Affairs & Communications at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Since joining in 2008, he has played a key role in managing the OECD’s major international public campaigns in response to the ongoing global economic crisis and sensitive issues such as the fight against tax havens and international bribery. On the occasion of the OECD’s 50th Anniversary in 2011, he pioneered the OECD Better Life Index ( and led efforts to overhaul the OECD’s brand and reputation. Prior to joining the OECD he worked for the European Commission’s during which he negotiated international agreements, was the EU spokesman for International Trade and represented the EU in the United States and the United Kingdom.