Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Committee

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Patrik-Kovacs

Chair

Patrik Kovács

Hungarian National Association of Entrepreneurs and Employers (VOSZ) (Hungary)
Rokas-Morkunas

Lead

Rokas Morkūnas

Policy Manager

Vice-Chair

Lars Jagrén

Confederation of Swedish Enterprise (Sweden)

Vice-Chair

Fernando Antonio Treviño Núñez

Rivadeneyra Treviño y de campo (Mexico)

Vice-Chair

Martina Le Gall Maláková

Electrik (Slovakia)

Vice-Chair

Guy Primrose

Suasor Commercial Consultants (Australia)

  • 01.

    Overview

    Our Committee on SMEs provides expert support and input to engage with the OECD on SME and entrepreneurship activities. The Committee’s scope encompasses SME finance, digitalization of SMEs, participation in global value chains, administrative hurdles for SMEs, employment policies, and targeted SME support in the context of Covid-19 – including long-term recovery efforts.

     

  • 03.

    Business engagement at OECD

    The OECD work provides governments with the analytical basis to develop economic policies that are both effective and economically efficient for SMEs. This work includes economic performance reviews, data collection, projections, and other policy analysis in multiple areas of interest to SMEs.
     
    The Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Committee contributes to the work of the following OECD bodies:
    • OECD Committee on Industry, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • OECD Committee on SMEs and Entrepreneurship
    • OECD Group of Friends of SMEs
  • 02.

    2022 priorities

    • Access to finance at adequate terms for SMEs
    • Burden of regulation for SMEs and good governance
    • Culture of innovation and entrepreneurship
    • SME recovery from the Covid-19 crisis and long-term resilience
    • SME digital and green transformation and empowerment
    • SME internationalization and engagement in global value chains
    • SME support for young entrepreneurs in universities, dedicated training and coaching via incubators