Senior FDI & Special Economic Zones Consultant

Managing Director, Impact Zones

Project Director, World FZO

Lecturer Sustainability & Economics, Nyenrode Business University

Public Speaker

With a background in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Advisory, Zoë Harries supports governments, multilateral organizations and SEZs in accelerating sustainable economic growth though SEZ development, investment attraction and trade promotion. Zoë also provides cross-border expansion and market entry services to companies.

Born in South Africa, based in Amsterdam and Dubai, Zoë holds a BSc. in International Business Administration and Economics from Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. She has extensive experience working with governments, companies and SEZs in Europe, Russia, CIS, North America, Latin America, Caribbean, Africa, Middle East and Asia.

Zoë’s mission is to mobilize the public and private sector to achieve the SDGs. She is a keynote speaker and lecturer on topics such as FDI Trends, Trade & Investment Promotion, Business Development, Marketing & Branding, Sustainability (SDGs) by organizations such as Nyenrode Business University, AIM, WAIPA, AmCham Jordan, The World Bank, Regional Cooperation Council, USAID/DAI, AIM, World FZO, Impact Investment Summit Europe, Jordan Investment Commission, Kazakh Invest.

Languages: English (fluent), Dutch (fluent), French (proficient) and Spanish (basic).

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/zoeharries/