The Catalonia Trade & Investment office in Washington is directed by Sergi Mata. Trained in economics and business administration, he has vast experience in the field of business consulting and in the deployment of international expansion strategy for Catalan companies. A further three consultants complete the ACCIÓ office in Washington, which opened in 2007 and is strategically located near the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank.
The ACCIÓ office in Washington specializes in helping Catalan companies with access to calls for tenders funded by the multilateral organizations based in Washington, D.C. such as the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the Organization of American States (OAS) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
It is mainly companies in the experience industries, industrial systems and chemicals, energy and resources that use the services of this office, which basically performs international public procurement projects.