Dr. Marcus Schmidt
Since 2012 Dr. Marcus Schmidt is head of the Chemicals & Healthcare department at Germany Trade & Invest, the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. Within his team one focus is on advising international companies active in digitization and networking of healthcare wanting to expand in the German market.
Since 2000 he deals with foreign investments in Germany. He worked for two years as a project manager at the Industrial Investment Council GmbH and then was sent to New York as Director North America. From there he also lead the German based Faculty of Technology and Services for several years. In 2007 he became Managing Director of Invest in Germany, Inc., headquartered in Washington, DC, which was renamed after the merger with the German parent company to Federal Office for Foreign Trade in Germany Trade & Invest.
Dr. Schmidt studied law in Würzburg and Münster. After his second state examination in 1999 he achieved a MBA in International Industrial Management at FH Esslingen and obtained his doctorate in 2000 as Dr. jur. at the University of Innsbruck.
Director Chemicals & Healthcare
Germany Trade and Invest