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Dr. Pierre-Alain Schieb

Dr. Pierre-Alain Schieb is member of the Advisory Board of the European Futurists Conference Lucerne.


Pierre-Alain Schieb is Counsellor in the Advisory Unit to the Secretary General of the OECD, which manages the International Futures Programme.  He is in charge of  the International Futures Network, and is Head of OECD Futures Projects such as the ongoing project on The Commercialisation of Space and the Development of Space Infrastructure, the project on Risk Management Policies in Selected OECD Countries and the upcoming Global Infrastructure Needs. The aim of the Programme is to help decision-makers in government and business identify and evaluate the strategic challenges of a rapidly changing world economy within a long-term perspective.


Before joining the OECD in 1994, Pierre-Alain Schieb was formerly Executive Vice-President of International Business of one France’s major retailing groups; Dean of a graduate school of business in France; and holds an Associate-Professorship at the University of Paris Dauphine.  Co-founder of a high-tech start-up company in the early 1980s and involved in venture capital initiatives, he was also a consultant to numerous French and US companies in the field of alliances, industrial cooperation, licensing, corporate and marketing strategies. He has also published many articles in the field of international management, risk management, marketing and corporate strategy.


Pierre-Alain Schieb earned a Ph.D (Doctorat d’Etat) in management science from the University of Strasbourg (1981), a DBA in economics and business administration from the University of Aix-en-Provence (1974), a M.Sc in quantitative marketing from the University of Sherbrooke (Canada). He has received numerous distinctions such as: the Best Award in Economy (Aix-en-Provence, 1967), Best Dissertation Award (Quebec, Canada, 1974), Chevalier in the French Order of Palmes Académiques (1991).


OECD Advisory Unit on Multidisciplinary Issues (International Futures Programme)


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