Mike Pfister

Mike Pfister is a Senior Advisor at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), where he leads regional investment policy and promotion programmes. His professional career spans from the German Development Institute, through private sector consulting groups, and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. More recently, Mike was the Head of Programmes at the Basel Institute on Governance. He has vast experience in advising countries in structuring their investment promotion and facilitation strategies, and on organisational development of investment promotion agencies. He has also lead complex initiatives aimed at fostering business integrity, improving financial governance, and promoting responsible investment, and has advised governments and companies in these areas. Mike also has substantial experience in sports administration, having advised international, regional and national federations and clubs on strategy and governance issues. Mike holds an Executive Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Paris-Dauphine and a Masters in international economics from the Graduate Institute in Geneva.