Asha-Maria Sharma

Asha-Maria Sharma

Senior Manager Investor Consulting, Germany Trade and Invest GmbH

Asha-Maria Sharma is working as a senior manager in Investor Consulting Digital & Service Industries at Germany Trade & Invest, the foreign trade and inward investment agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. The organization promotes Germany as a business and technology location, supports companies based in Germany with global market information, and advises international companies interested in establishing business operations in Germany.

Asha-Maria returned to Germany Trade & Invest’s Berlin headquarters in summer 2014 after a three-year period successfully managing the agency’s investor consulting office in India. She is now part of the team Digital & Service Industries and takes care of IoT  and related topics within GTAI. As the Industrie 4.0 expert with GTAI she coordinates all activities around Industrie 4.0 and regularly gives presentations on the topic. She has a reliable network within industry and scientific institutions.

Asha-Maria consults investors on all questions regarding business establishment in Germany. Market data, legal and tax framework information, personnel recruitment and site-selection support are all part of Germany Trade and Invest’s service portfolio. All services provided are confidential and entirely free of charge.

Asha-Maria has amassed years of economic development experience, having previously worked for two of the German federal states before joining Germany Trade and Invest in 2007. On completion of her studies in Germany and France she began her career with an export agency in the Berlin region before moving on to work for the two eastern German states of Brandenburg and Saxony-Anhalt. Here she concentrated on providing consulting services to cross-industry international investors seeking to set up operations in Germany. Asha-Maria has considerable project management experience in settlement projects and has helped renowned companies and SMEs alike to successfully set up business in Germany.