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|Martin Albani, Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D.)|
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Business Development, Trade & Export Promotion
University and continued education
Senior Technical Adviser on trade promotion & export development with 30 years of professional management and business development experience in Southeast Asia - as corporate executive, as entrepreneur, as international consultant in the private sector and in technical assistance 'aid through trade' projects for international development.
Engaged in sector development with focus on securing income opportunities for rural poor and vulnerable households through generating and leveraging private sector investment in value added market chains. Interested in inclusive socio-economic development through empowerment (the combination of freedom, opportunity and capacity to take strategic life decisions).
Since 2001, project management and team leading for the EU, for UN agencies and the IFC/World Bank in trade related capacity building of public & private sector entities mainly but not exclusively in Mekong Region countries. Familiar with the development needs and challenges of public and private sector agencies and enterprises, as well as with the interests & concerns of donors and project implementing partners.
Fluent in English & German with working knowledge of
French, Italian and Thai. German national, resident
<> Trade related technical assistance in international development;
<> Trade promotion & export development (goods and services);
<> Comprehensive national & sectoral export development strategies;
<> Sector knowledge: bamboo, coconut, NTFP, handicrafts, rice, services
<> SME capacity building - business management & development;
<> Pro poor and gender main-streaming socioeconomic development;
<> Tenacious results orientation: 'making things happen'.
Awards and achievements:
Outstanding success in project implementation in Vietnam has been recognised, i.a., through a number of certificates of acknowledgment and appreciation by the Ministry of Trade, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industries, the People's Committee of Binh Dinh province.
Export Development & Promotion of the Cambodian Rice Sector led to Cambodia winning three years in a row the World's Best Rice award and near exponential growth in export sales and profitability.
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