IS Andreas Baker 2016Under the overall supervision of the Secretary General the Chief of the Executive Office oversees the work of the Executive Office, providing advice and support to the Secretary General and the senior management team, including co-ordinating and directing the work of election observation activities, press and communications, and presidential activities. In addition, Andreas Baker:

  • Serves as Director for the General Committee on Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Questions;
  • Serves as Programme Manager for the South Caucasus;
  • And supports work related to the Rules of Procedure, and Central Asia, among other responsibilities.

Baker (Canada and Denmark) has previously served the Assembly as Director of Elections, as presidential advisor under several presidents and as press officer, in addition to being a Senior Advisor to numerous election observation missions deployed by the OSCE PA. He has also worked in the Parliament of Canada and as a political affairs officer for the United Nations in Geneva.

He has a bachelor’s degree from the London School of Economics and a master’s from Uppsala University. Working languages: English, French and Danish.