economic development professionals
Our interviews with economic development professionals provide unique insights into the thinking and experience of leading economic developers around the world. Interviews are by invitation only and based on peer-nominations, to ensure highest quality and relevance.
Sirpa Tsimal on Switzerland’s Approach to FDI and the Power of Innovation
Sirpa Tsimal of Switzerland Global Enterprise on the future of IPA's and how innovation can help to attract foreign direct investment and talent.
Why Switzerland? Patrik Wermelinger on Investment Promotion and How the Country Became World’s Leading Innovation Location
Why Switzerland? Patrik Wermelinger shares how Switzerland Global Enterprise promotes the country as a vibrant hub for innovative businesses and what makes Switzerland so successful as innovation location.
Why Fribourg? Jerry Krattiger on the Region’s Business Resiliency and Focus on Bioeconomy and Industry 4.0
Jerry Krattiger of Fribourg Development Agency explains why Fribourg is a world-class destination for business investment, and how it is expanding its focus on bioeconomy and Industry 4.0.
Why Schwyz? Urs Durrer on the Canton’s Strengths and Vision as Business Location
Schwyz is well-known in Switzerland and abroad as a tax friendly location to do business and invest in. But there is more to it, as Urs Durrer shares in this interview.
Why Western Switzerland? Thomas Bohn on the Greater Geneva Bern Area as Business Location
Thomas Bohn illustrates the strengths of the Greater Geneva Bern area (Western Switzerland) as a favorable business location in the heart of Europe.