Louis Maréchal joined the Centre for Responsible Business Conduct of the OECD in September 2014. He specifically works on projects related to the implementation of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas.
Prior to joining the OECD, Louis Maréchal worked for four years with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France on issues related to transparency and governance in the mining sector, and security of supply of strategic metals. He started his career with a strategic consultancy firm focusing on the defence and extractives industries.
Louis Maréchal holds a master’s degree in international relations, with a specialization in the defence industry.
I will be sharing the main findings of the OECD report on gold supply chains out of Venezuela, its recommendations and potential next steps stakeholders can take, including jewellers, to mitigate the risks associated with the production and trade of gold in the country
The report on Venezuela gold supply chains: http://mneguidelines.oecd.org/gold-flows-from-venezuela-supporting-due-diligence.htm