Katharina Arnold Rokita
Founder, Kaliber Consultancy and FDI Expert
Katharina Arnold Rokita supports companies from different industries performing international expansion, market entry and communication strategy. She also consults governments on their foreign direct investment attraction, promotion and trade activities, developing strategies.
Ms. Arnold has worked in Warsaw, Berlin, Barcelona and London with European, Asian, UAE and US clients. She provides expert analysis on investment trends across multiple sectors and countries, and has hands-on experience with investment promotion agencies. Her knowledge and network in the private and public sector provided her with invaluable exposure to foreign investment and the corporate location decision-making process across a range of industries, including aerospace, automotive, Logistics, e-commerce, Startups, ICT, electronics, consumer goods, food, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, BPO, data center and renewable energy.
With Kaliber she delivers concrete business opportunities for companies, creating their business network and positioning their brand to accelerate their access to the European market via market analyses, qualified meetings and PR campaigns. Kaliber also supports public institutions in their promotion, trade and investment attraction activities in Europe, coordinating the delivery of investment projects, trade missions, strategies and training.
Prior to creating Kaliber, Ms. Arnold worked for five years at Conway, a leading FDI consulting firm, where she advised worldwide enterprises supporting their international expansion, through market entry studies, location analysis and incentives support. She also managed worldwide lead generation projects, industry strategies and marketing campaigns for governments. In 2011 she developed the international communication campaign for the city of Warsaw and in 2009 she worked for the London government, supporting the EMEA and Olympic team in attracting investment to London. Ms. Arnold also worked in a social media agency in Barcelona and the European Parliament in Brussels.
Ms. Arnold regularly speak at conferences and is a Bilingual native German and Polish speaker and also speaks English, Spanish and French fluently. She has a Bachelor in Public Relations and Advertisement from the Communication Department of the Universidad de Navarra in Pamplona, Spain and a Young Entrepreneurs Business certificate from the European Business School (EBS), in London.
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