Head of International Office for Economic Development, International Office for Economic Development of the City of Magdeburg
Thorsten Terweiden heads the International Office for Economic Development of the City of Magdeburg since June 2020. His responsibilities include foreign trade as well as investment promotion. He is a dedicated business & economic promotion professional with 20 years of work experience, mostly in leadership positions. At Invest Hong Kong, Thorsten was appointed as the first-ever European Fintech Lead in 2016. He was instrumental in attracting investments of some of the UK’s leading Fintech scale-ups to Hong Kong, including Transferwise, Revolut, Checkout and Ebury. He is a regular speaker at tech conferences, including Stockholm Fintech Week 2020, FinForward, Hamburg, Vienna Fintech Week, Fintech Junction Europe, Berlin all in 2019, Hong Kong Fintech Week 2018, London Fintech Week 2018, MoneyConf 2017, Madrid as well as the Asia Pacific Week 2018 in Berlin.