Andreas Schaefer

Investment and Technology Promotion Expert


Andreas Schaefer joined UNIDO ITPO Germany in March 2021. He has a twenty years of experience in advising German companies on international markets. Having worked in leadership positions at the bilateral Chambers of Commerce in Bulgaria, Czech Republic and South Korea, as well as the regional Chamber in Cologne, Germany, Andreas is passionate about supporting companies and on creating lasting ties between international partners.

Professional background

  • Vice President of the German Chambers of Commerce in Bulgaria and South Korea

  • Head of Foreign Trade Consulting, Cologne Chamber of Commerce

  • Organized business conferences with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev