2023 OECD Sustainable Investment Days


Achim Hartig

Germany Trade & Invest

Chair of the OECD IPA Network; Managing Director


Achim Hartig is Managing Director with Germany Trade & Invest. He is heading the "Invest" segment being responsible for attracting foreign direct investments to Germany. Germany Trade & Invest identifies and consults companies of all industries across the world that intend to set up business in Europe and support German companies to expand internationally. Since 2021 he is chair of the OECD Network of Investment Promotion Agencies and since 2023 member of the OECD FDI Qualities Advisory Board. Before, he worked as executive partner with a strategy consulting company of an international merchant bank. Achim was responsible for an international project portfolio in Retail Banking, Wealth Management and Investment Banking covering Europe and Asia. Prior to this he worked as executive partner of Bloom Lensington, an international management and strategy consulting company. As head of investment controlling for the Senate of the Federal State of Berlin, Achim was responsible for the financial and strategic governance of selected Berlin public companies. Before, he worked as Senior Manager with an international strategy consulting company where he was responsible for projects in strategy development mergers & acquisitions and restructuring a.o. for major European players in the Telecommunications, Retail and Financial Services Industry. Achim studied music, clarinet, musicology and culture and media management in Berlin and economics and business administration in London where he received his MBA in European Management.