Paulo Santiago, a Portuguese national, is a Senior Analyst in the OECD Directorate for Education, where he has been since 2000. He is the project manager for the Thematic Review of Tertiary Education, and has led reviews of tertiary education policy in several countries. Previously he assumed responsibility for a major cross-country review in the area of teacher policy. He holds a PhD in Economics from North western University where he also lectured. With a background in the economics of education, he specialises in education policy analysis.