Patti O’Neill (New Zealand/France)
Patti O’Neill has been the coordinator of the OECD DAC Network on Gender Equality since 2004. Before joining the OECD, she worked as a Senior Advisor for the New Zealand Agency for International Development. For 10 years she worked at Deputy Secretary Level for the New Zealand Ministry of Women’s Affairs. Earlier in her career, she was both a librarian and a trade unionist. She was also an anti-apartheid activist. In all her roles she has always been a proud (and sometimes, loud) feminist.