Harald Jedlicka is Senior Investment Policy and Promotion Officer in the Investment Climate unit of the World Bank Group’s Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice. He specializes in investment policy and promotion reforms and co-leads the unit’s work on investment incentives.
Mr. Jedlicka is an experienced FDI practitioner, having spent several years in the field of investment policy and promotion. He has advised governments in over 25 countries predominantly in Eastern Europe, Middle East and East Asia on designing policies for attracting foreign investors. He is the co-author of the Investment Climate unit’s toolkit on investment incentives. He also spent several years proactively involved in the implementation and management of investment promotion activities as Marketing Executive of a regional investor outreach program for the Western Balkans region. He took up his present position with the Investment Climate unit in 2004. Before that he was employed by different private sector companies and was responsible for site selection decisions in Central Europe and the Western Balkans region.
Mr. Jedlicka holds a Master's degree in International Marketing and Management from the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration and a Master's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies of the Balkans with a specialization on FDI policies from the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe in Vienna.