Ms Teplova has been working at the OECD since 2010 and is currently Head of Division for Policy Coherence on SDGs (PCSD) in the Public Governance Directorate. Prior to this, she was the Head of Unit for Gender, Justice and Inclusiveness, which is now part of PCSD. She leads the OECD work on Gender Equality in Public Life and on Equal Access to Justice by developing international standards and advising governments on gender-sensitive policy-making and people-focused access to legal and justice services. This work spans OECD countries, the Middle East and North Africa region, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Central and Southeast Asia. Ms. Teplova started her career as Senior Analyst in the Canadian Public Administration where she was responsible for conducting research and analysis around public sector employment, integrity and management, as well as diversity practices.  Ms Teplova holds a Doctorate Degree in Public Policy from Carleton University, Canada and a Strategy and Innovation Post Graduate Executive Diploma from the University of Oxford.