Stefan Kapferer

Mr. Stefan Kapferer was appointed Deputy Secretary-General of the OECD on October 6, 2014. He will be promoting the OECD’s work specifically in the areas of Human and Social Capital, Skills Strategy, SME’s and Local Development, Gender Strategy, Health and Inequality, and the Centre for Entrepreneurship. Prior to joining the OECD, Mr. Kapferer, a German national, was State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. He was responsible for the Department of Industrial Policy, the Department of External Policy, the Department of innovation and ICT as well as the Department of Small and Medium Sized Companies’ Policy.