Miyako Ikeda is currently a senior analyst at the OECD in Paris, where she has worked since 2004. She leads and manages the analytical aspects of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). Miyako received her Masters degree from the University of Tokyo and her doctorate from Teachers College, Columbia University. From 2002 to 2004, she was with the International Institute for Educational Planning (UNESCO) as an Associate Expert focusing on the Southern and Eastern African Consortium for Monitoring Educational Quality (SACMEQ) project. From 2000 to 2002 Miyako worked for the World Bank in which she helped implement the first Vietnamese assessment of primary education. In 2014, she held a visiting scholar position at Teachers College, Columbia University.