The project consultant of the first two phases of the project was Andreas Dressler who has been active in foreign direct investment (FDI) for over 20 years. He is the managing director of FDI Center, an advisory company that works with countries, regions, cities, industrial parks and special economic zones to implement investment promotion strategies and attract new investment. He is also the founder of Location Decisions, a location advisory firm that assists companies from different industries to select the best locations and sites for their investments worldwide.
The third and the last phase of this project is being led by Carolina Arriagada Peters is the premier consultant and trainer in all matters post-investment. Her upcoming book “Investment Aftercare Explained”, eagerly expected by FDI professionals from around the world, provides step-by-step methodologies of how to excel in Aftercare. As Managing Director of Cities & Collaboration and founder of online training portal www.fdiCampus.com, she is a sought after advisor for IPAs from both developed and developing economies to help them maximise the benefit that the presence of established investors brings to host economies.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the project has shifted to virtual form.