Courtney Fingar
Courtney Fingar is the editor-in-chief of fDi Magazine, a specialist publication from the Financial Times, and the head of content for its associated data division, fDi Intelligence. In her role she oversees all elements of editorial production for the bimonthly magazine and its website, as well as editorial outputs for fDi Intelligence. She is also...
David East
  Highly accomplished, dynamic and experienced cross-border investment professional, with over 18 years’ experience gained in the industry working with large multinationals, leading consultants, multilateral organisations, government investment promotion agencies and academic institutions globally. Currently, David is the Director, Product Strategy for the Tax/Transfer Pricing, FDI & Economic verticals at Bureau van Dijk, a Moody’s...
Bernardo Calzadilla Sarmiento
Before becoming the director of Trade, Investment and Innovation Department at UNIDO, Dr. Calzadilla was the Director of Trade Capacity Building Branch at UNIDO as well as a Senior Quality and Standards expert. He also served as a former UNIDO Deputy Representative to the United Nations and Other International Organizations at UNIDO office in Geneva....
Gamze Cizreli
She graduated from Middle East Technical University. After she experienced 3 years corporate life in a company that was in Defence Industry, she could not resist her entreprenurial spirit. Between 1993-2005, she created CAFEMİZ, KUKİ, QUICK CHINA in different concepts in Ankara. In 2007, she left back all these brands and without equity, she created...
Heilbron Armando
Leader for Investment Promotion at the World Bank Group. Global executive with 33-yrs experience in international business, investment promotion and private sector development with development organizations, private sector associations, governments, multinationals, and SMEs. His experience spans from the U.S., Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean, to Eastern Europe and Africa, and now Asia. Within the...
Dariusz Kurek
With 20 years of experience in international trade and development, Dariusz Kurek is an expert in multi-sector and multi-dimensional export competitiveness strategy, with professional background in trade facilitation, trade policy and diplomacy, as well as development assistance. Dariusz KUREK joined the International Trade Centre (ITC) as Senior Officer in Trade Strategy and Competitiveness in 2011....
Andreas Dressler
Andreas Dressler 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...
Ratnakar Adhikari
Dr. Ratnakar Adhikari has been serving the Executive Secretariat for the EIF at the WTO as its Executive Director since October 2013. Previously, he was the Chief Executive Director of South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment, a Kathmandu-based regional think-tank. Previously he served, among others, as a Senior Adviser to the National Planning...