Mr. Hans Christiansen is a Senior Economist in the OECD Corporate Governance and Corporate Finance Division. He joined the Division after previous postings in the OECD Investment Division, Financial Affairs Division, and the Economics Directorate. Prior to joining OECD, he worked for the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) in Switzerland. Mr. Christiansen currently acts as the secretary to the OECD Working Party on State Ownership and Privatisation Practices, which is the custodian of the OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of SOEs. His current assignments include OECD’s ongoing projects on State-Owned Enterprises in the World Economy, OECD’s new workstream on fighting corruption in SOEs, responsibility for the OECD Network on Corporate Governance of Asian SOEs, as well as reforming the SOE sectors in a number of countries including by conducting country reviews. A Danish national, he holds a graduate degree in Political Economics from the University of Copenhagen.