Organization: Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, Harvard Business School
Type of organization: University / Institute of competitiveness
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 a member of the Harvard Business School faculty at Professor Michael E. Porter's Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness. He is an Honorary Professor at the EBS Business School, Germany, 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 .