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Cristina Tebar-Less

Acting Head of the OECD Centre for Responsible Business Conduct
Cristina Tébar Less is the Acting Head of the OECD Centre for Responsible Business Conduct. She manages a team of experts in corporate responsibility and oversees work related to the implementation of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, the development of due diligence guidance, and support to the Network of National Contact Points. She had held positions in the OECD Legal Directorate and in the Environment Directorate, where she did policy analysis on trade, investment and environment linkages. She has been a Senior Policy Analyst in the Investment Division since 2008, where she worked on a broad range of issues, including countries’ adherence to OECD investment instruments, investment policy reviews, green investment and the contribution of the private sector to the transition to a low carbon economy. She is the author and co-author of numerous OECD publications on the links between trade, investment, and environment. Before joining the OECD she worked as an Attorney at Law in Madrid (Spain), with a focus on corporate, environmental and intellectual property law. She graduated in Law from the Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain); holds Masters in German and European Law from the Universities of Tübingen and the Saarland (Germany), a Diploma in Sustainable Development from the University of Sydney and a Master in Environmental Management from the University of New South Wales (Australia).