Andreas Dressler has been active in the field of foreign direct investment (FDI) for over 20 years. He assists companies from different industries to develop international expansion strategies, select the best locations for their operations around the world, and negotiate favorable conditions for their investments. Andreas’ areas of expertise include international market entry, location analysis, site selection and investment incentives.
In 2009, Andreas founded Terrain, a specialized consulting firm focused exclusively on corporate location and FDI advisory. Terrain grew quickly to become one of the most respected consulting firms in the field of foreign direct investment. Terrain was acquired by Conway Data Inc. in April 2013 and now operates as Conway Advisory. Following the sale of Terrain, Andreas continued to run Conway Advisory as Managing Director until January 2017.
Prior to starting Terrain, Andreas spent more than 13 years with KPMG, where he created a specialized FDI practice (Global Location & Expansion Services) and managed a global network of over 100 location advisory consultants. After 8 years in the USA (Washington DC and New York) he moved to Germany in 2003 to build a market-leading FDI advisory group for KPMG in Europe while continuing to coordinate KPMG’s global FDI activities.
Andreas’ clients have included some of the world’s leading corporations as well as medium sized companies and technology-oriented start-ups. He has conducted over 150 location analysis projects in his career across a range of industries and for different types of corporate facilities including manufacturing and assembly plants, distribution centers, headquarters, shared service centers, call centers, R&D facilities and data centers. Andreas has worked on projects throughout Western and Eastern Europe, North America as well as in Russia, South Africa, Egypt, Mexico, Brazil and a number of Asian countries.
Andreas has a Master of Arts in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies in Washington DC and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Bath in England.
Phone: +49-176-7863-8217 (Berlin, Germany)