Name: Frédéric

Surname: Miribel

Organization: Invest in Lyon - ADERLY

Type of organization: Regional or local development agency

Country: France

Short bio:

Since October 2012, Frédéric Miribel is member of the Board of Directors of TCI. He is the Global Business Developer at Invest in Lyon Agency (ADERLY). He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Delaware - USA (where he lived for 7 years), and Université de Lyon - France.

He has 15 years of work experience in local development organizations, such as chamber of commerce and economic development agencies. Since 2005, he has been working in close connection with companies, local authorities, reasearch bodies and many clusters or "pôles de compétitivité" in Lyon/ Rhone-Alpes.

In charge of Foreign Direct Investment from Europe, Middle East, Asia and Americas, he has been involved in the globalization of local clusters, as well as in the enrolment of foreign companies that he has attracted to territory of Lyon. The city attracts around 100+ companies each year, representing 2000+ jobs over 3 years. He also runs the Asian Desk at Invest in Lyon, with a strong focus on China and Japan.

Frédéric, under the authority of Pierre Bonnet and Yves Guyon, was the manager of the 9th TCI Global Conference held in Lyon in 2006, with around 400 participants from 86 countries.