Sacha Wunsch-Vincent

Senoir Economic Officer, Economics and Statistics Division, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva

Mr. Sacha Wunsch-Vincent is Senior Economic Officer in the Office of the Chief Economist of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva. Before joining WIPO, he was an economist at the OECD Directorate for Science, Technology, and Industry for seven years, most recently as coleader of the OECD's Innovation Strategy and working on Digital Content industry studies and policy recommendations.

Before joining the OECD, he was the Swiss National Science Fellow at the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology (University of California, Berkeley) and at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He also worked as an economist at the UN International Trade Center (UNCTAD/WTO) and served as advisor to organizations such as the World Bank, the World Economic Forum, the UN Information Communication Technology Task Force, mostly on matters relating to innovation, information technology, and international trade (especially the General Agreement on Trade in Services).

He holds a master's degree in international economics from the Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology, University of Maastricht, and a PhD in economics from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. He teaches international economics at Sciences Po Paris and the World Bank Institute.