AIM 2019 Speakers

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Dr. Joachim Arnold

Chief Operating Officer

OCO Global, Germany


Dr. Joachim Arnold is OCO’s Chief Operating Officer and Head of OCO Germany, based in Frankfurt. Within the OCO Global Group, he also holds the responsibility for the Division “Lead Generation and Representation Services”. Joachim has 12 years' experience in the field of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and International Trade providing strategic advisory, research and business development services to economic development organisations as well as to private companies expanding to new market. 

Joachim has supported some of the world’s leading investment promotion agencies including EDB Singapore, JETRO, Bahrain EDB, UK Department for International Trade, Greater Zurich Area and FrankfurtRheinMain. He is also extensively working with the US economic development organisations such as JobsOhio, Missouri DED, Business Oregon and many others. In addition to his experience in working in investment promotion he is providing trade development services mainly to corporate clients in evaluating foreign market opportunities, developing entry strategies and identifying partners and customers – both for German SMEs expanding abroad as well as for companies planning to access the German market. 

Before joining OCO, Joachim worked as Consultant for PM&P in Berlin and Frankfurt, a consulting firm in Economic Development Consulting and Lead Generation.  Previously he was a research associate at the University of Bayreuth in Germany, where he was lecturing on FDI related topics and conducted field studies on Regional Development and FDI in emerging Eastern European markets.  He wrote his PhD thesis on the spatial evolution of foreign subsidiaries in Germany after graduating with a master degree in Economic Geography.  
Joachim started his career at the German State Investment Promotion Agency Hessen Trade & Invest, with the aim of promoting inward investments from the US, Japan and Korea.

Joachim is a Native German speaker and is fluent in English.
 







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Mikheil Khidureli

Chief Executive Officer
Enterprise Georgia
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H. E. Nabeela F. Tunis

Minister of Planning and Economic Development
Ministry of Planning and Economic Development, Sierra Leone
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H.E. Mr. Husin Bagis

Ambassador of The Republic of Indonesia to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Embassy of The Republic of Indonesia, Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
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Ridwan Hassan

Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Consulate General of Indonesia
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D. Rizky Novihamzah

Director
Indonesia Investment Promotion Centre (IIPC) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Anthony Nkinzo Kamole

Managing Director
National Investment Promotion Agency (ANAPI), DR Congo
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Patient Sayiba TAMBWE

Managing Director
Multimodal Freight Management Office - OGEFREM, DR Congo
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Mr. Omphitlhetse Bobo Senosi

Director, Investment
Botswana Investment & Trade Centre (BITC)
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Dwianto Eko Winaryo

Deputy Chairman
Business Facilities of Batam FTZ- Riau Islands Province, Indonesia
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Paola Maccani

Head of Unit Territorial Development and Attractiveness
Ervet, Emilia Romagna Regional Agency, Italy
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Francesca Chieti

Head of Institutional Investors Business Development
London Stock Exchange Group, Italy
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Patrizia Celia

Head of Large Caps, Investment Vehicles & Market Intelligence
Borsa Italiana, Italy
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Stefano Nigro

Director of the Foreign Direct Investment Department
ITA Agency, Italy
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Alessandro Bonfiglioli

Chief Executive Officer
Agriculture and Food Centre of Bologna, Italy
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Jaba Phutkaradze

Minister of Finance and Economy
Autonomous Republic of Adjara, Georgia
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Nino Mghradze

Deputy Head of Municipal Department of Economic Development
Tbilisi City Hall, Georgia
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Tengiz Tsereteli

Senior Investment Officer
JSC Partnership Fund, Georgia
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Otar Dikhaminjia

Supervisory Board Member
JSC Axis Towers
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Davit Ebralidze

Chief Executive Officer
Poti Free Industrial Zone, Georgia
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Mariam Asatiani

Owner
RE/MAX Capital, Georgia
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Ibrahim Ahli

Director of Investment Promotion Division
Dubai FDI, United Arab Emirates
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Marwan Ben Hareb

Director of Investment & Promotion Department
Chamber of Commerce, United Arab Emirates
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Neville Matjie

Chief Executive Officer
Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal (TIKZN)
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Hamish Erskine

Chief Executive Officer
Dube TradePort Corporation
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Russell Curtis

Non-Executive Director
Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry
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Emad Aubry

Business Development Specialist – Director of Investment Promotion Department
Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Ras Al Khaimah
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Mohammad Juma Al Mashrekh

Executive Director
Sharjah Investment & Development Authority (Shurooq)
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Valentina Setta

Consul General
Consul General of Italy in Dubai
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Mr. Lasha Chikovani

Investment Projects Adviser
Colliers International Georgia
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Minister Paul Tasong

Minister Delegate in Charge of Planning, Minister of the Economy, Planning and Regional Development
Cameroon
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Zeng Yan

Deputy Director General
Tianjin Municipal Bureau of Commerce
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Aubrey Shabane

Chief Executive Officer
KZN Growth Fund
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Juma Al Kait

Assistant Undersecretary
Foreign Trade Affairs at Ministry of Economy
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Sharief Habib Al Awadhi

Director General
Fujairah Free Zone Authority (FFZA), Fujairah


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