David Winickoff heads the Working Party on Bio-, Nano-, and Converging Technology at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris. In this capacity he leads research, policy work, and soft law development in the area of science, technology, and innovation at the national and international levels. He is also an Affiliated Professor and teaches courses at SciencesPo Law School. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School, Cambridge University, and Yale College. Prior to his work at the OECD, he was a tenured professor at the University of California, Berkeley, where he directed the Program on Science and Technology Studies and supervised PhD students in law, STS, and Environmental Policy. He is currently Associated Researcher at the Centre for Health, Law, and Emerging Technologies at Oxford University. In his scholarship, David has pioneered the use of trust principles to help govern the use of personal data in genomics research, and developed ideas for enhancing societal capacity to deliberate about technology. He also developed a theory of “epistemic jurisdiction” in global governance. David’s articles have appeared in Science, New England Journal of Medicine, Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Nature Climate Change, Social Studies of Science and the Yale Journal of International Law, among others. He has served on expert panels of the U.S. National Academies, U.K. Royal Academy, the Bipartisan Policy Center, and has also served as an expert for the French Parliament. He is on the Programme Board of the Rathenau Institute in The Hague.
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