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Mr David Winickoff is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris, where he serves as Secretary of the Working Party on Bio-, Nano- and Converging Technology. In this capacity, he leads research, policy work, and soft law development in the area of science, technology, and innovation at the national and international levels.

David is also an Affiliate Professor at SciencesPo Law School, teaching technology in global governance. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School, Cambridge University, and Yale College. Prior to his work at the OECD, he was a tenured professor at the University of California, Berkeley, where he directed the Program on Science and Technology Studies and supervised PhD students in law, STS, and Environmental Policy.

David has published over 50 articles at the intersection of technology and governance, appearing in Science, New England Journal of Medicine, Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Nature Climate Change, Social Studies of Science, and the Yale Journal of International Law. He has served on expert panels of the U.S. National Academies, the UK Royal Academy, the Bipartisan Policy Center, and has also served as an expert for the French Parliament. He is on the Programme Board of the Rathenau Institute in The Hague.