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Washington DC, United States (U.S)
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World renown concept author of strategies in economic development and thought leader in the 4th industrial revolution.

Aldous Mina MBA specializes in economic development through market entry and strategic global finance (FDI) in frontier and emerging markets. He is considered an authority in the new world market environment through his international business training and experience in Europe and Pacific Rim.

Mr. Mina, is the lead consultant and managing partner of Premier Global Council Group LLC, a global network of market entry consulting group. The PGC Group LLC, operates in various countries assisting multinational organizations in developing a local presence in a host country.

Al graduated from Liberty University, in the United States with a B.S. degree in International Business and a MBA specializing in International Business from the American Inter-Continental University, while actively engage in economic development in Europe and the US. He is a Vic Potter Scholar, Project Discovery Alumni and a member of the VoTech Honor Society, obtaining a journey man A.A. degree in Electronics technology.

Aldous is also the founder of the International Business Council, at Liberty University, in Lynchburg, Virginia. He has received international business training in London, Scotland, Wales and Dublin, Ireland. Aldous has also participated in foreign affairs training in Jerusalem, Israel.

Mr.Mina, has served as an economic and institutional development specialist in the U.S. Peace Corps. During his tenure, Aldous was able to work with several diplomatic outfits, city councils, business organizations, non-profit groups, community schools, chamber of commerce, universities, and regional economic development institutions. Aldous has served in the federal government in both Republican and Democratic administrations, and has handled the White House's initiative on ARRA (American Reinvestment and Recovery Act) financing projects at the Washington DC field office.
Questions I can answer:
How is the 4th Industrial revolution going to change the global economic development environment?
What are the new and efficient ways to enter an emerging and frontier markets?
Do inter-governmental collaboration work in today's social media driven global marketplace?
What are emerging and frontier markets of the world using to speed up their economic development initiatives?
What is the new normal in foreign direct investment attraction?
Are new world bank groups going to meet their economic development redistribution of wealth initiative within 10 years?
Are the TPP and T-TIP mechanism going to help the US maintain global market superiority?


Experience
PGC Group

Emerging and Frontier Market Lead Consultant

Managed consultant network by leading project development, communication and project implementation

Consulted with local and international organizations on successful business management practices and strategies

Developed new programs and in country events focused on the US/EU trade mechanism

Travel to current or impending economic development zones to conduct assessments of market needs; and develop and refine PGC Group’s strategy in consultation with international business network and decision makers and the economic section of the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania, and SBA mission in Norfolk, Virginia

Consulted and advise decision makers on organizational management, accounting and financial accountability and focused marketing

Participated in Miroslava coop-events with local and international farmers, farm equipment producers, seed and feed facilitators and agrarian export professionals

Lectured on capacity building and institutional development to local economic development agencies and government institutions

Promoted Economic Development Projects and business capacity building while consulting with local and international business entities

Developed a network of international business and market entry group of consultants in Europe, Asia and the United States

Met with foreign companies working in local market in market survey initiatives

Recorded organizational expense and total liabilities while operating in country

Conducted field visit with clients and potential business partners

Engaged in online, phone and in-house training for business entities looking to expand into the US and European markets

Participated, drafted and monitored multi-national bids on project management in the Eastern European block

Met with local developers and A-suit office building representatives

Evaluated and compiled, Sole Source, No bid, RFP, and competitive bid contracts on new business and pre-existing service providers on behalf of Astho (CDC Federal Grant Recipient) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) as a Grants and Contracts contractor


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