ANNEX B. The OECD integrity review team

Mihaylo Milovanovitch (Center for Applied Policy)

Mihaylo Milovanovitch is an Education Policy and Integrity Analyst and a founding member of the Center for Applied Policy, a non-profit organisation with a focus on integrity and prevention of corruption in education. He is the author and co-author of peer reviews and thematic analyses of education policies in Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the MENA region. His current work focuses on integrity and anti-corruption standards in education, and monitoring and modernisation of skills delivery through vocational education and training. Mihaylo is a member of the Southern Economic Association and was 2013 Network Fellow at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. Previously, he was a policy analyst with the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills, and co-ordinator of educational co-operation with Eastern Europe on behalf of the Federal Government of Austria and the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe.

Tünde Kovács-Cerović (University of Belgrade)

Tünde Kovács-Cerović, PhD (University of Belgrade) is teaching Educational Psychology and Education Policy at the University of Belgrade. She served as State Secretary (2008-12) and Assistant Minister (2001-04) for education in Serbia, where she led reforms in primary and secondary education, headed the EU integration process in education, and served as main liaison person for international assistance programmes for the education sector in Serbia. Tünde initiated the first integrity review of the Serbian education system (conducted by the OECD). She contributed to Serbia’s introduction of inclusive education to help integrate children from vulnerable groups into mainstream education; she was responsible for the adoption of standards for the teaching profession; and started the first Education Policy Master’s Studies programme in the region. She was also involved in the establishment and initial operations of the Roma Education Fund, and has been a consultant for several international organisations. From 2007 to 2015, Tünde served as General Education Advisory Board member of the Open Society Foundations.

Caroline Macready (Caroline Macready Consulting)

Caroline Macready is owner and Director of Caroline Macready Consulting (UK). She advises on schools, vocational and higher education issues within the UK and internationally - particularly on assessing educational performance, improving education quality and systems, and the governance of education institutions. Caroline has written OECD and OECD/World Bank reports on education policies in Kazakhstan, Chile, Colombia and the Canary Islands, and on human capital development in Central Asia, Eastern Europe and the South Caucasus, and the Middle East and North Africa. She is the author of Who Goes Where and Why?, a study of international student mobility, and has edited the Education Chapter of Whitaker’s Almanack annually since 2010. From 1988 to 2006 she held senior posts in various UK Government Departments, including Employment, the Home Office and Education, where she developed policy and legislation on higher education and schools, advised Ministers and represented the UK Government in international negotiations.

Kateryna Obvintseva (OECD)

Kateryna Obvintseva is a Policy Analyst in the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills. She previously worked on an OECD project aimed at supporting the Government of Ukraine in designing reforms to strengthen the country’s competitiveness in key sectors. Within the framework of this project, Kateryna worked on skills development in Ukraine, specifically a skills gap assessment study for the agribusiness and renewable energy sectors.

Muriel Poisson (IIEP - UNESCO)

Muriel Poisson leads the Research and Development Team at the International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP - UNESCO). She is also the Manager of the Institute’s project on Ethics and Corruption in Education. Muriel is responsible for research and training activities on a variety of topics such as the use of open education data, public expenditure tracking surveys, teacher codes of conduct and academic fraud. She has trained more than 2 000 people on how to design and implement diagnostic tools aimed at assessing distorted practices in the use of education resources, and on how to design and implement strategies to improve transparency and accountability in education. She provides technical assistance in the area of transparency and integrity planning, and she also manages the ETICO information platform, a clearinghouse for information and activities related to transparency and accountability issues in education. Muriel has authored or co-authored a number of articles and books, including: Corrupt Schools, Corrupt Universities: What Can Be Done?

Andrew McQueen (OECD)

Andrew McQueen is a Policy Analyst in the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills. Before arriving at the OECD, Andrew led a policy analysis team in the Economic Policy Directorate of the Canadian federal department Employment and Social Development (ESDC). His work in the department focused on broad systems issues affecting post-secondary education and training in Canada, on levers to achieve federal objectives in education and skills training, and on the evolving nature of labour market demand for skills. Before joining the Canadian federal government, Andrew was a professor at Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tennessee.