Investment specialists, Germany

 

Stefan Augustin - Business Development Manager, Defence, Frankfurt

Tel: +49 69 9055 8103

Stefan commenced working for Austrade in 2005 and has worked in different roles and sectors in the areas of trade and investment promotion.

He started as a Business Development Manager supporting Australian companies in the following sectors: food and beverage, consumer products and clean energy sector. In 2009 Stefan joined the investment arm as an Investment Manager promoting investment opportunities to European companies active in the clean energy and environmental sector as well as the advanced manufacturing segment with a particular focus on rail and automotive. In the last 4 years the defence and aviation sector was added to his portfolio.

Since 1 April 2019 and based on the MoU between the Department of Defence and Austrade, Stefan is one of the first dedicated resources globally who supports Australian defence exporters in order to access new markets and to find new collaboration partners.

Out of Frankfurt he covers Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands.

Prior to Austrade he worked for various trade and investment promotion agencies.

He studied business at the University for Applied Sciences in Frankfurt, Germany and in Tralee, Ireland.

Simone Greulich - Investment Director, Frankfurt

Tel: +49 69 9055 8204

Simone Greulich has been in the role of Investment Director with responsibility to attract, promote and facilitate investment from Europe into Australia as well as R&D collaborations. Working with international strategy and corporate development executives at large, medium sized and emerging growth companies, her current focus is on the German-speaking markets & the Netherlands across innovation-driven sectors such as Digital Technologies & ICT and Smart Cities & Urban Mobility.

Prior to joining Austrade in November 2006, Simone worked as Marketing Executive for the Australian subsidiary of a German company in Melbourne, with key focus on strategic marketing, business development and project management.

Ozgur Tuna - Senior Investment Manager, Frankfurt

Tel: +49 69 9055-8114

Ozgur Tuna is a Senior Investment Manager at the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) in Frankfurt since February 2017. He has over 10 years of consultancy experience covering FDI promotion, export promotion, market research, partner/distributor/agent search or custom tailored research activities in a wide range of sectors. Prior to joining Austrade’s Frankfurt office, Ozgur worked for Austrade in Istanbul, Turkey and Johannesburg, South Africa. Ozgur also worked for UK Trade and Investment in Istanbul, Turkey office between 2005 and 2011.

Ozgur currently promotes Australia as an investment destination to German, Dutch and Austrian companies. The areas of responsibility for Ozgur are Renewable Energy, Financial Technologies and Agribusiness and Food sectors. Ozgur holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ankara University in Turkey and a Master of Science degree from Seattle Pacific University in the USA.

Andreas Seidel - Investment Manager, Frankfurt

Tel: +49 69 9055 8113

Andreas Seidel joined Austrade in 2001 and worked in a variety of business development roles. His investment focus covers the areas of mining, oil and gas and their respective supply chains. In addition he looks after rare earths and nanotechnologies.

Johanna Harvey - Investment Director, Frankfurt

Tel: +49 69 9055 8118

Johanna joined Austrade Frankfurt in 2009. Her focus has been on the attraction of productive foreign direct investment to Australia across various priority sectors. Currently her area of responsibility covers Major Infrastructure, including Proptech & Future Mobility (MaaS) and Advanced Manufacturing.

Prior to Austrade, Johanna worked for a UK based consultancy specialising in business information to government agencies, specifically in foreign direct investment attraction and trade promotion.

Johanna holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Economics and Politics from the University of Manchester, UK. She is fluent in English and is a native German and Polish speaker.

David Urry - Landing Pad Manager and Senior Investment Manager, Berlin

Tel: +49 69 9055 8402

David Urry joined Austrade in August 2017, as Senior Investment Manager covering Resources & Energy, Advanced Manufacturing, Services and Technology and Defence. Since July 2018, David manages the Australian Landing Pad in Berlin, connecting Australian start and scale ups with business partners, customers and investors across Europe.

Prior to joining Austrade, David worked for the UK’s Department for International Trade and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office based at the British Embassy in Berlin and the Consulate-General and for that in the private sector.

David’s academic background is in Business Administration in Industry Psychology Public Administration. David is a native speaker of German and English.

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