Global Team

Alberta’s connectivity to global markets ensures a seamless experience as the Invest Alberta team connects your business with industry, government partners, and economic development organizations to start up or scale up in Alberta.

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Our global team develops important business relationships and can help your company pursue your international business goals. Invest in Canada. Invest in Alberta.

With international investment, business is relationship-driven. Personal contacts and introductions are essential to establishing solid business relationships. Invest Alberta’s global team helps businesses in Alberta and abroad to make connections, as well as drive investment and economic opportunities.

Our multilingual team:

  • Fosters core industry networks
  • Shares market intelligence to enable investment in Alberta
  • Promotes business, culture and education exchanges
  • Offers commercial officers who are specialists in various segments of their respective nations’ economies

Services offered to international businesses:

  • Counsel prospective investors on opportunities in Alberta
  • Introduce potential investors/partners to Albertan stakeholders

Services offered to Alberta businesses:

  • Consult on local business practices and advise on language and culture
  • Identify potential investors/partners and make introductions

Global Team

Alberta Team 

Suite 701, 10250-101 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T5J 3P4

Suite 3230, 308 – 4th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta
Canada T2P 0H7

Vancouver Team

John McDonald
Acting Managing Director, Asia

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Beijing Team

Kevin Tsui
Managing Director, Greater China

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United Kingdom Team

United Kingdom Location

From UK: 020-7004-6040

From Canada: 011-44-20-7004-6040

Twitter: @Alberta_UK

United Kingdom Team

Lynette Tremblay
Acting Managing Director, Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA)

Andrea Paniagua
Investment Attraction Advisor

United Kingdom Trade Portal

The UK Department of International Trade has launched a trade portal for exporters to the UK. Learn about: 

  • Product-specific standards and regulations
  • Duty and VAT to pay
  • Tariff codes
  • Duty relief schemes
  • If an import license is needed
  • UK commodity codes (e.g. if you do your own import declarations)
Germany Team

Sebastian Gerlach
Senior Investment Advisor, Europe

Nicola Michels
Investment Advisor, Germany

Rainer Ptok
Investment Advisor, Germany (Munich)

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Hong Kong Team

Brian Brown
Senior Investment Advisor

Joanna Chan
Investment Advisor, Hong Kong

Karen Cheng
Investment Attraction Coordinator

Phone: +852 3190 3603

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Houston Team

Virginie Striebel
Investment Advisor, Houston

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India Team

Amarbir Anand
Investment Attraction Advisor

Rooma Kumar Bussi
Investment Attraction Advisor

Phone +91-11 6626 1000
Fax +91-11-4178-2041

Twitter: @albertainindia

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Ireland Team

Barry Clarke
Investment Attraction Advisor, Ireland (Dublin)

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Japan Team

Phone +81-3-6629-3764
Fax +81-3-6629-3762

Twitter: @alberta_japan
Instagram: @albertajapanoffice

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Netherlands Team

Pascal Bleeker
Investment Attraction Advisor, The Netherlands

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San Francisco Team

Meagan Blanton
Investment Advisor, San Francisco

Tate Turner
Investment Advisor, San Francisco

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Seattle Team

Troy DeFrank
Investment Advisor, Seattle

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Singapore Team

Tegan Watson
Investment Attraction Advisor, Singapore 

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South Korea Team

Phone +82-2-3783-6141
Fax +82-2-3783-6144

Twitter: @AlbertaInKorea

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