Amal Chevreau, is a senior policy analyst in the social economy and innovation unit at the OECD Center for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities. She has authored and co-authored several publications on the social economy, social entrepreneurship. Amal also worked in the OECD regional development division on urban and rural development issues as well as multi-level governance. Prior to joining the OECD, Amal worked for 10 years as head of studies and research at l’Institut de Prospective Economique du Monde Méditeranéen, Paris and also held several senior positions in regional development agencies in Morocco. She holds a BA in public law and political science, University Mohammed V- Morocco, an LLM in comparative law, University of Miami- School of Law-US and an MA in international relations and international public law (Keele University-United Kingdom).