Sebastian Gerlach

Director – Choose New Jersey Europe Center

Sebastian is a Director at Choose New Jersey Europe Center, leading nonprofit economic development organization.
In his role, Sebastian leads the organization's efforts in supporting lead generation and business development for the European region.
With over 15 years of experience, Sebastian is a strategic consultant with a focus on international expansion projects, foreign direct investment, and export promotion in diverse regions such as Asia, Africa, North America, and the Middle East. He has served as an advisor to numerous government institutions and investment promotion agencies, including those in Bahrain, South Africa, Japan, Tunisia, Connecticut, Nebraska, Atlanta, Ontario, Ukraine, QLD Australia, Indonesia, UAE, and Singapore.
Sebastian holds a Master of Science (MSc) in International Relations and Affairs from the London School of Economics (LSE).

11:00 - 11:40 AM

Day 1 Conference

Panel 1 - Blue Economy

Venue: City Council Hall


The ocean connects, sustains and supports us all. In this panel current trends and projects in the blue economy focusing on off-shore, ports and ocean technology in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and New Jersey, USA, will be presented, with an invitation to intensify business cooperation between both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.