Martin G. Kaspar
Martin Kaspar has been with the Fränkische Group of companies (a family-owned, German “Mittelstands”-group active in building and automotive industries) since 2002. Here he presently holds the post of Head of Business Development for Fränkische Industrial Pipes, being responsible for foreign direct investment projects and the setting up of greenfield-sites.
After a German apprenticeship in Industrial Management, and several years of work experience in German industry, he pursued his studies in Business Administration and Management in Swindon and Oxford. In the course of his professional career he worked in business development projects in England – where he also lived for 7 years – Mexico, France, Morocco, Romania and India, as well as on shorter projects across Russia, the US, the UAE and Brazil.
Prior to joining Fränkische, Martin worked for Wacker-Chemie, Munich and Deutsche Heraklith, Simbach. He has been giving seminars in political economy at TU Chemnitz, running a number of educational projects in conjunction with local schools and universities, co-authored – together with Prof. Dr. Strohmeier – several articles in Outre Terre, and is a regular speaker / panelist at talks and discussion rounds (AIM, Ditchley, Chamber of Commerce, DEG-KfW,
Since 2003, he is a member of OUSSG and pursues interests in international relations, history and educational projects. Since 2015, he is also working on a PhD on Foreign Direct Investment Incentives at Durham University.
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