Director Energy, Environment & Resources, Germany Trade and Invest
Thomas Grigoleit is director of the energy, environment and resources division at Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI), the foreign trade and inward investment agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. In this capacity he advises and assists international companies seeking to enter the German market. He and his team focus especially on environmental technologies and the diverse fields involved in Germany’s Energiewende energy transition. Prior to his position at GTAI, Grigoleit was business development manager at the photovoltaic system integrator Suntechnics (part of the Conergy group), with a special focus on the Asia-Pacific region. Grigoleit has also worked on various projects with the European Chamber of Commerce Taipei in Taiwan and with several consulting companies in Canada and China. Before starting his professional career, he studied East Asian economics, Chinese and international marketing in Bonn and Bochum (Germany) and Chengdu (China).