William Hynes

William Hynes is Coordinator of New Approaches to Economic Challenges (NAEC) in the Office of the Chief Economist at OECD. NAEC provides a space to question traditional economic ideas and offer new economic narratives, and new tools, methods, and policy approaches. He has led the NAEC work since 2016. Within the OECD he has occupied positions including Senior Advisor to the Secretary General, Advisor in the Sherpa and Global Governance Unit, Senior Economist at NAEC, Economist in the Development Co-operation Directorate. He has also held the position of Economic Affairs Officer at the World Trade Organization. William is an Honorary Professor of UCL and a Fellow at the Santa Fe Institute, has a doctorate from Oxford University and was a Marie Curie Fellow at the London School of Economics.