Feel free to contact the International Trade & Investment Center

+31 (0) 20-4919091

H.J.E. Wenckebachweg 210,1096 AS Amsterdam

Dr. Jan Siemons

Dr. Jan Siemons

Chairman ITIC Global

Before founding ITIC Jan has been a partner at EY for 16 years, being responsible for starting and managing the International Location Advisory Services (ILAS) and Real Estate Advisory Services (REAS). Jan has been engaged in projects for over 200 multinationals expanding and restructuring in Europe. Furthermore has Jan for 4 years been the Managing Director of the Netherlands Council for Trade Promotion (Nederlands Centrum Handels Bevordering), and the Secretary General Europe for the Chinese One Belt One Road Culture & Trade Association. Jan lived and worked in Japan for five years, and has also worked in the US, Germany, Eastern Europe, China and the Middle East.

jan.siemons@itic-global.com

+31 (0) 652659062

Advisory board

Frans Stel

Frans Stel

Leader Think Tank ITIC “ASEAN”

Frans Stel
Professor International Business

Bram Reinders

Bram Reinders

Leader Think Tank ITIC “Smart Cities”

Management team

Chris Polmans

Chris Polmans

Global Manager

Chris Polmans is an expert in the field of Outsourcing, Supplier Selection, Market Entry and Strategic Alliances. He has done several studies on how to make Strategic Alliances successful, and how to select the best location and the best partner for your international activities. Chris has an Msc. In Change Management, and a second Msc. in Strategic Management. Within these fields he is focused on Supply Chain strategies, Decision Making, Business Model Innovation and Governance Structures. Before joining ITIC Chris had experience organizing business trips to Estonia. Also has he been responsible at VDL ETG for analyzing potential countries in the Eastern European Union for outsourcing, for which he had to develop country selection, supplier selection and supplier evaluation tools.

chrispolmans@hotmail.com

+31 (0) 546626613

Maurice Groenteman

Maurice Groenteman

Business Development Manager

Focus Team Middle East & Central Asia

Omid Asgari

Omid Asgari

Focus Team Leader and Business Developer Middle East & Central Asia

Omid Asgari is a Neuro Branding Strategist with a lot of experience in doing business in the Middle East and Central Asia. Omid has done a lot of international trading with and between Middle Eastern and Central Asian counties. Now Omid has joined ITIC, ITIC has access to his Neuro Marketing Laboratory (www.dcglab.com) where we can investigate marketing, packaging, advertising and value propositions through biometric measurements. This is extremely helpful when pursuing international endeavors to make sure the your marketing strategy is tailored to the local public and their culture. Also does Omid run the VCW Lab at Nova University in Portugal, which has helped many fortune 500 companies, NGOs and governmental institutions with decision making and complex problem solving.

omid.asgari.dcg@gmail.com

+351915983230

Focus Team China

Jane Han

Jane Han

Business Developer Team China

Jane Han is the official Representative in France for one of China capital city High-Tech Economic Zone International Business Platform for technology, culture and education exchanges. She is also the official representative and agent in France for one of the  world’s leading renewable energy solar companies of  China. Jane has been a professor for 22 years in a Chinese university  and served in the International Communication Department under the Ministry of Education. Now she is living in France as an international development consultant and associate for France and America Entrepreneur Business School.

Focus Team Baltics

Jaak Erik Laja

Jaak Erik Laja

Business Developer Team Baltics

Jaak studied European Studies/Civilization at the University of Leuven where he graduated cum laude. Jaak has been a Liaison Officer when Estonia holds the presidency of the councel of the European Union in 2017. Therefore Jaak is well connected with governmental instutions and individuals in the Baltics. More recently Jaak has been a coordinator of a Chinese company who organizes trips to Europe. Jaak joined ITIC global to connect us better with the Baltic countries.

Focus Team Portugal

Heitor Fox

Heitor Fox

Business Developer Team Portugal

Heitor Fox is leading the focus team in Portugal. He is a Neuro Communication specialist. He is a consultant/coach to help people better communicate and become true leaders. Heitor fox is very well connected in Portugal and other Portugese speaking countries such as Brazil, Cape Verde islands and Mozambique.

Focus Team ASEAN

Elaine Ng

Elaine Ng

Business Developer Team ASEAN

Focus Team Latin and Central America

Sonia Catalina Muñoz R.

Sonia Catalina Muñoz R.

Business developer Team Latin and Central America

Focus Team Brazil

Hans Mulder

Hans Mulder

Business Developer Team Brazil

Hans Mulder has studied Foreign Trade at Morley College in London, after which he dedicated his career to Brazil. He assists both Dutch companies with their Brazilian interests and Brazilian companies with European endeavors, which led to his appointment as Managing Director for the Dutch Brazilian Chamber of Commerce which he has done for over 27 years. Furthermore has Hans been responsible for European multinationals as Attorney-in-Fact in Brazil. His expertise lies on the legal, administrative, managerial, strategic and fiscal aspects of doing business with- or investing in Brazil. Hans helps ITIC with feasibility studies, advising on entry strategies, drafting steps in M&A’s and guiding the set-up of legal and administrative structures.

Focus Team China

Ling Li

Ling Li

Business developer Team China

IT Developer

Sabrina Siemons

Sabrina Siemons

Junior Developer

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