Miriam Koreen is the Senior Counsellor on SMEs at the Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities of the Organisation for Economic Co‑operation and Development (OECD). From 2011 to 2018, she was Deputy Director and Head of the SME and Entrepreneurship Division. Ms. Koreen has worked at the OECD since 2000, when she joined the OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry conducting analysis on entrepreneurship and SME policies. From 2002-2007, she served as Counsellor to the Trade Directorate. From 2007-2009, Ms. Koreen worked as an Advisor in the Office of the Secretary-General. In 2009, Ms. Koreen was named the Senior Project Manager for the OECD Innovation Strategy. She also served as Chair of the OECD Procurement Board from 2011 to 2015. Ms. Koreen holds a M.Sc. in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a BA in English and Modern Languages from Emory University.