Joachim Pohl serves the international investment policy community at the OECD as a member of the Secretariat. He leads the Organisation’s work on investment policies designed to manage security threats associated with international investment. He also writes about empirical aspects of investment treaties and leads the investment policy-monitoring processes at the OECD.

Mr. Pohl joined the OECD in 2003. In his earlier roles in the Organisation’s Anti-Corruption Division, he advised developing and emerging economies in Asia and the Pacific on governance and anti-corruption policies and coordinated the Asian Development Bank/OECD Anti-Corruption Initiative for Asia and the Pacific.

Before joining the OECD, Mr. Pohl, a German national, taught constitutional and public law at Humboldt University Berlin and MGLU Moscow. He holds a PhD in law from Humboldt-University and a master’s degree in political science from the University of Bordeaux, France.