Head of Regional Innovation
Ms. Maguire is a Counsellor in the OECD’s Regional Development Policy Division and Project Manager for Regional Development and Innovation. In addition to research on a wide range of regional development issues, she has a particular focus on policies to promote regional economic development, innovation systems and clusters. She co-ordinates the biennial OECD Regional Outlook and is the main author of several other OECD publications, including Regions and Innovation: Collaborating Across Borders; Regions and Innovation Policy and Competitive Regional Clusters: National Policy Approaches. She manages the series of OECD Regional Innovation Reviews conducted in numerous OECD regions. Prior to joining the OECD, Ms. Maguire worked as an investment banker for UBS in New York, an international consultant in economic development and a research analyst for the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics and sociology from the University of Chicago and a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.