Martin G. Kaspar

Martin G. Kaspar is Head of Corporate Development at a German Mittelstands company in the automotive industry.

Martin G. Kaspar as Head of Corporate Development of a German Mittelstand’s company and hidden champion in the automotive industry, he is primarily responsible for internationalization projects (M&A as well as Greenfields).

Having completed his PhD at Durham University on the role of Investment Promotion Agencies (IPA) on the location-decision making processes, he is regular speaker / panelist at national and sub-national IPAs, International Organizations (UNCTAD, OECD, ILO) and professional bodies (WAIPA). He has also been invited to become a member of the Commentary Group on Investment Facilitation, is a regular attendee at the BoKoWiTa, bilateral multi-party coordination meetings, and Ditchley.

Martin has a bi-monthly column in fDi intelligence (the FDI focused magazine of the FT group) and is regularly publishing articles in Investment Monitor.

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