2023 OECD Sustainable Investment Days


Laurent Sansoucy

ITA - Invest in Italy

FDI Desk Manager


Laurent Sansoucy is the FDI Desk Manager (Consultant) for France of the Italian government agency ITA – Invest in Italy. Laurent has 30+ years of experience in economic development, place marketing, investment promotion & facilitation and site selection. Laurent is also director at OCO Global, the leading advisory firm for International Trade & Investment Services, that he joined in 2006 to open and lead its operations in Paris, France, and to develop the French-, Spanish- and Italian-speaking markets. Prior to joining OCO, Laurent worked in a variety of foreign investment international strategy and sales & marketing positions spanning both consultancy (Arthur Andersen) and senior IPA/EDO management: for 9 years Director of Italy for the Invest in France Agency (Business France) and for 5 years Director of Marketing & Investment Generation at the Western France Investment Promotion Agency. Laurent has worked in Western Europe, North & South America, East Asia, Middle East and Africa, and has cultivated networks and knowledge of doing business in these areas. Laurent has also been on many occasions a conference speaker on subjects regarding Foreign direct investment, Economic development, Place marketing and Corporate location issues.