Ms. Knutsson is a director and partner of GDP Global since 2005. She has 20 years’ direct experience in economic and investment promotion. She provides expert economic strategic and operational consultancy.
Christina has extensive experience in the domain of foreign direct investment and investment promotion where she has worked with governments and investment promotion agencies across Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa. In the private sector she has held management, business development and sales and marketing roles in both manufacturing and services sectors.
Christina leads GDP’s client inputs for FDI start-up strategies and strategy reviews, especially applied to trade and investment promotion organisations. She also provides mentoring to several investment promotion agency clients.
Over the years, Christina has provided technical assistance to organizations like UNCTAD, World Bank Group/IFC/FIAS, EU, ASEAN, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), SADC Secretariat and the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). She was on the steering committee of WAIPA representing Sweden for a number of years providing advice and input to its programs and conferences.
A co-founder of Invest Sweden (now Business Sweden) where she worked for ten years, Christina also founded and was the Executive Director for Invest Sweden in London. Christina is a Graduate in Market Economics from Berghs School of Communication, Stockholm.
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