Director South Asia, Thuringia International, Landesentwicklungsgesellschaft Thüringen mbH Chapter Head of German-Indian Roundtable (GIRT) Thuringia
Franziska Döll, based in Erfurt (Germany), works as a Director South Asia at Thuringia International, the business promotion agency of the Free State of Thuringia (one of the 16 Federal States of Germany). In the past 5 years she has coordinated all India related business activities of the State of Thuringia and welcomed numerous delegations from India. Further, she has founded the German-Indian Roundtable (GIRT) of Thuringia that meets regularly. The GIRT informs about current developments in India and serves as a platform for companies and universities to discuss their activities and challenges on the subcontinent.
She started her career as a Vice President in export & project finance at KfW IPEX-Bank in Frankfurt a.M.. For almost a decade she structured complex financings for German exporters and foreign borrowers in multinational teams. Her main focus was already then on India. Her passion for the country still continues.
Main areas of expertise: business promotion for SMEs, export and project finance