Oliver Oehms (born 1973) grew up in Trier, a picturesque ancient town close to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. He majored (M. A.) in Political Science, Public International Law and African Studies from the University of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg. Already during his studies Oliver started working for German Africa Business Association (Afrika-Verein e. V.) where his last position was Regional Manager Western Africa. From 2003 onwards he headed the Foreign Trade and Trade Fairs Department of one of the regional Chambers of Commerce and Industry. Working and living in Hanau, he enjoyed the attractiveness of a highly industrialized part of the Rhine-Main region, which is beautifully embedded in a densely wooded landscape.

Early 2009 Oliver moved with his family to Jakarta where he was tasked to develop a new service unit in the national Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN Indonesia) in Jakarta. Together with a team of local professionals he developed new market-driven services and supported the Chamber Board in responding to the many challenges a dynamically developing economy encounters. Still in Jakarta, Oliver was hired from 2014 onwards by Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) for promoting a program of regional economic development. Since mid-January 2016 he has been appointed as the Delegate of German Industry and Commerce for Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Yemen.

Dr. Stefan März (1980) studied History and Political Science at Ludwig Maximilian University Munich/Germany and Paris-Sorbonne/France.

In 2011, he joined the global communications consultancy Hotwire in Frankfurt am Main/Germany, working on projects for renowned international companies in the technology sector.

From 2012 to 2014, Dr. März managed corporate relations at the renowned Technische Universität München (TUM). Being responsible for recruitment and talent management cooperation, he implemented university projects with a sizeable network of industry partners.

In 2014, Dr. März moved to TUM International GmbH, a subsidiary company of the university. He is in charge of major projects such as the Center of Knowledge Interchange (CKI), a joint institution of TUM and Siemens AG. Dr. März facilitates research cooperation, promotes talent development and coordinates consulting projects.

Moreover, he authored various expert publications and is an experienced keynote speaker.

Jan Schimanski (1991) studied Management of Renewable Energies at the University of Applied Sciences Weihenstephan in Freising. His major fields of study were project management, energy technologies and international energy strategies. Part of his bachelor program was an internship in Canada and a short-course program in China.

He is now working for InSITE BAVARIA, the new Competence Center for Industrial Site Development, which is a business division of TUM International GmbH. In addition, he continues his education with the project-orientated Master of Science Program ‘International Management’ at the Steinbeis University Berlin.

Daniel A. Gottschald (1980) studied European Business Sciences in Bamberg and Jyväskylä/Finnland.

He was managing controlling and cluster strategies at the regional development agency of Northern Hesse, Kassel, and was responsible for international affairs at the regional network for distributed power generation, deENet e.V. Mr. Gottschald has taken part in certain European research and development projects.

Since 2009 he has been managing director of the Bavarian Chemical Cluster and from 2011 to March 2016 he was managing director of Chemie-Cluster Bayern GmbH. Mr. Gottschald is chairman of the European Cluster Excellence Expert Group.

In 2015 Mr. Gottschald founded InSITE BAVARIA, the new Competence Center for Industrial Site Development. InSITE BAVARIA is a business division of TUM International GmbH which is managed by Mr. Gottschald since 2016.

36 years’ experience with Royal Commission in various fields in engineering, construction, projects acceptance, operation and maintenance of potable water and seawater systems, planning and budgeting, urban planning, environment control, projects control, investment development, process development, team work and conference management.

7 years’ experience in volunteering works for (4) different non-profit organizations.

Recently, Eng. Atarji is leading a team to convert Jubail into a smart city with international experienced subject matter experts.