Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers

Scene setter: Emerging Industries: Features, Drivers and Potentials: 13/11 – 16:30 – 17:30

Panel discussion and Q&A session with the audience: 13/11 – 17:30 – 18:15

Laurent Frideres is an expert for economic development and innovation at PwC Luxembourg He currently manages the Business Innovation Observatory for DG Enterprise and Industry and previously the extension of the European Cluster Observatory on emerging industries.
Before joining PwC, Laurent was a lecturer in economic geography at the University of Cambridge, teaching courses on economic globalisation and public policy in the knowledge based economy.
Previously, he was also in charge of educational exchanges at the Asia-Europe Foundation in Singapore, worked for the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Indonesia, and was a Director and co-owner of London-based Rosetta Translation.