The Catalonia Trade & Investment office in New York is directed by Sergi Mata. He trained in economics and business administration and has vast experience in business consulting and in deploying international expansion strategy for Catalan companies. The New York office has a further five consultants and is located half way between the headquarters of the United Nations and the Empire State Building.
The New York office opened in 1988 and was one of the first to promote the competitiveness of Catalan enterprise. Historically, it has been crucial in promoting the Catalan economy in the United States and in boosting international investment in Catalonia.
In recent years it has worked a great deal with companies in the fields of the experience industries and in searches for marketing channels, market research and personnel recruitment.