International Metropolis Conference Plenary speakers

June 24 to 28, 2019

The Promise of Migration

Inclusion, Economic Growth and Global Cooperation

Marie Mcauliffe

Head of the Migration Policy Division
International Organization for Migration


Marie McAuliffe is the head of the Migration Policy Research Division at the International Organization for Migration in Geneva, and chief editor of IOM’s flagship World Migration Report. She has two decades of experience in migration research, policy and practice. Marie is a member of MIT’s Global Technology Review Panel and she curates the World Economic Forum’s Migration Transformation Map, and has published and edited widely in academic and policy spheres on migration. Prior to joining IOM in 2016, Marie led research and policy teams in government and consulted to IOM, ILO as well as in the private sector, including in South Korea, Russia, Central Asia and Turkey. She is the 2018 recipient of the Charles Price Prize in Demography for outstanding doctoral research in the field of migration studies.