Guild Member Profile
Senior Manager Strategic Investment Decisions
For more than 20 years, Jan has worked closely with decision-makers on strategic cross-border investment projects that define the future of these organizations. Working with a team of specialists within the Strategy & Operations domain, Jan continues to enjoy providing location strategy advice and assisting companies in selecting optimal sites around the world to expand or relocate operations successfully. The experience and insights gained at this level provide the basis for advisory engagements with EDOs and IPAs in countries and regions around the globe.
Jan is a seasoned expert providing location strategy advice and assisting companies in selecting optimal sites around the world to expand or relocate operations successfully. A successful site selection consultant sets his customers apart from its competitors, allowing them to better win business, manage operation costs more efficiently, and compete favorably.
His clients include: Ajman Free Zone Authority, Fresenius Medical Care, Johnson Matthey, Lamb Weston, Novozymes, and Oatly.
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS SERVED
|Medical and Life Sciences||Financial||Advanced Manufacturing|
|Food and Beverage||Paper||Electronics|
|Forestry, Minerals, Metal|
|Government of Malaysia||Lufthansa Technics||Pfizer|
|Port of Antwerp||SWIFT||Welch Allyn - Hill-Rom|
|World Bank Group|
Jan Desmaretz started his professional career in financial services after he graduated from university with a major in finance and financial project evaluation. With that initial banking experience, he joined Plant Location International in 1997 and started his track record of site selection and economic development projects. Having access to the breadth and depth of PriceWaterhouseCoopers’ expertise domains, Jan has enjoyed a career of more than 20 years as an advisor to senior management on topics regarding strategy and value creation, combining holistic thinking with analytical capabilities and supporting management decisions with advanced financial modeling.
Jan holds a Master’s in Applied Economics and a Post Masters in Fiscal & Financial Management.