The Catalonia Trade & Investment Office in New York is directed by Robert Negre. He trained in economics and business administration and has vast experience in business consulting and in deploying international expansion strategy for Catalan companies. The International Office in New York has a further five consultants and is located half way between the headquarters of the United Nations and the Empire State Building.
The Catalonia Trade & Investment Office in New York 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, the International Office of Catalonia in New York has worked a great deal with industrial companies and in searches for marketing channels, M&A, productive installations and personnel recruitment.