Organization: The Boston Consulting Group at the BCG Henderson Institute
Type of organization: Consulting company
Dr. Christian Ketels has been on the Board of Directors of the TCI Network since October 2007, becoming its Secretary in October 2009 and President in December 2011. Dr. Ketels is Chief Economist of The Boston Consulting Group at the BCG Henderson Institute. He is an Visiting Executive at Harvard Business School, where he served on the faculty between 2000 and 2017, and a Senior Research Fellow at the Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden. He holds a PhD (Econ) from the London School of Economics and further degrees from the Kiel Institute for World Economics and University of Cologne. Dr. Ketels has led cluster and competitiveness projects in many parts of the world. He is member of economic advisory groups in Europe and the Americas, has written widely on economic policy issues, is the co-editor of the Competitiveness Review, and has been a frequent speaker on competitiveness and strategy in Europe, North America and Asia.
Type of activities that best describe my current responsabilities: Advise on and evaluate strategies/policies/programs .
I have been active in economic development for: Between 10 and 15 years .
I have experience with the following economic development-related tools: Industry analysis , Regional economic analysis , Cluster analysis , Benchmarking , Evaluation , Training , Project management .
I have experience with the following economic development-related topics: Internationalization , Investment attraction , Innovation, R&D , Emerging clusters , Impact assessment/evaluation , Economic development in emerging/developing economies .
I have worked in the following world regions: Africa , Asia , Europe , Latin America & Caribbean , North America .
I have worked in the following industries: Agro-Food , Biotechnology , Chemical , Mining (incl. equipment) .
I am fluent (to high proficient) in the following languages: English , German .
I am interested in: Participating in joint programs/cooperation projects , Doing peer reviews of programs/policies/initiatives , Consulting , Being part of a publication as an author , Being a speaker .