Jessica Neumann

Investment and Technology Promotion Expert (based at UNIDO HQ in Vienna)


Jessica Neumann joined the ITPO Germany team in October 2020 as an expert after having already worked with UNIDO for several years in different roles with increasing responsibilities, for instance as Junior Professional Officer funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Jessica is a well-balanced international project management professional and effective networker with a passion for sustainable finance to advance social entrepreneurship globally. In her current role she supports entrepreneurs from developing countries to find suitable business partners, attract responsible foreign investment and identify sustainable technologies from Germany and Europe. Working for a Gender Focal Point at the Investment and Technology Promotion Division, she commits herself to address gender inequalities in industry and to assist women in harnessing their potential as business leaders and agents of change.

Professional background

  • Junior Professional Officer, UNIDO Investment Promotion Division

  • Project Associate, UNIDO Quality Infrastructure and Standards Division

  • Co-Founder of a social business