Daniel Samaan
Senior Economist, Future of Work Expert
International Labour Organization
Daniel Samaan is an Economist and Senior Researcher at the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva. He is an expert in the analysis of global labour market trends, specialised in the links with globalisation, new technologies/AI, sustainable development, and a new work culture.

He has been an author and part of the core teams of several ILO reports. His research has been published in peer-reviewed journals and he is a regular public speaker on various labour market topics and on the Future of Work. He recently authored "Job Scenarios 2030: How the World of Work Has Changed Around the Globe", a futuristic view on how labour markets could look like in 2030.
Daniel previously worked at the economic policy research center, SCEPA, and in the consulting industry in New York City. He holds a PhD in economics from the New School for Social Research in New York and a master’s degree in economics and business administration from the University of Passau in Germany.

Daniel is the Head of Research & Knowledge Management at Geneva Macro Labs in Geneva. The Geneva Macro Labs are a think tank and intellectual catalyst that support initiatives to facilitate the achievement of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.