2018 Forum programme

Ms. Molly Lesher
Ms. Molly Lesher

Senior Digital Economy Policy Analyst
Organisation for Economic Co-operation a nd Development


Molly Lesher is a Senior Digital Economy Policy Analyst at the OECD working on issues related to digital transformation.  She is also the Co-ordinator of the OECD Going Digital project, which brings a whole-of-OECD perspective to understanding the digitaltransformation and developing pro-active policies to make it work for growth and well-being. More broadly, her work is aimed at supporting OECD member and partner governments with digital economy policy advice and analysis. Previous positions include Counsellor to the Directors of the OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Directorate, Counsellor to the Director of the Trade and Agriculture Directorate, 10 years as a trade economist, as well as roles in the Research Department of the US Federal Reserve Bank (international economics) as well as the private sector (Fidelity Investments, a US-based financial services company).