Valérie Paris

Senior policy analyst - Health Division Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development


Valérie Paris joined the OECD Secretariat in September 2005 to contribute to the work undertaken by the Health Division. Since then, she has contributed to several projects on health systems’ characteristics and performance, providers’ payments, pharmaceutical policies and regional variations in health care use. She co-ordinated and co-authored the OECD reports New Health Technologies – Managing Access, Value and Sustainability (2017) and Pharmaceutical Innovation and Access to Medicines (2018). She is responsible for most OECD projects related to pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

Between 2020 to 2023, Valérie Paris was appointed member of the Board of French National Authority for Health, Chair of the HAS Economic Evaluation and Public Health Committee and Vice-Chair of the Vaccine Committee.

Previously, she was researcher at the French Institute of Research and Information on Health Economics (IRDES), a non-for-profit organization. She participated in research projects on pharmaceutical policies, physicians’ payment schemes, health accounts and comparative analysis of health systems.

She holds a master’s degree in Economics, statistics and econometrics from the University of Paris 1-Sorbonne (1990).