Ana Novik is the head of the Investment Division at the OECD. Her division focuses on improving the international investment climate and promoting good domestic policies to support investment and Responsible Business Conduct. Novik establishes strategies for the OECD to secure a leadership role in the international investment debate and to advance a more structured economic analysis of investment flows and impact. She also contributes to OECD-wide initiatives, including horizontal work streams on competitive neutrality, global value chains, and OECD contributions to the G20.
Before joining the OECD, Novik was ambassador director of Multilateral Economic Affairs in the Economics Directorate of Chile’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. During this period, she represented Chile in international organizations, such as WTO, OECD, and APEC, and acted as the country’s G20 Sherpa during the year 2012. She also headed and supervised negotiations on behalf of Chile in the investment and services areas, with China, Australia, TPP, Pacific Alliance, and MERCOSUR, among others, and participated in Chile’s accession to OECD, particularly in the areas of investment and trade. Novik, a Chilean national, holds a Major in Business and Administration from Universidad Católica de Valparaiso, Chile, and a Masters in International Affairs, Economic and Political Development from Columbia University, United States.
Novik was an event speaker at the Dialogue.