Robbert van Eerd is a US-trained international economist based in Paris, France. In various jobs, he has focused on the nexus between the public and the private sectors, particularly in emerging economies. While in his twenties, Robbert worked for, inter alia, the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the World Bank, Air France-KLM, and the OECD.
At the OECD*, Robbert is part of the Emerging Markets Network, the OECD Development Centre’s business platform for dialogue and analysis of policy challenges, economic trends and business strategies between high-level officials, top executives from multinational corporations and OECD experts, focused on emerging markets.
Robbert obtained a bachelor's degree at University College Utrecht, a liberal arts honors college in the Netherlands, and a master’s degree in international economics and international relations from Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C.
Robbert is the curator for the Paris hub, France, for the year 2019-2020.
*My opinions are my own and do not reflect those of the Organisation or its Member countries.