Catherine Frideres

Catherine Frideres is Senior Manager of BlueInvest Team and leads activities for the BlueInvest Community. She is an entrepreneur, business coach and communications specialist with over 20 years’ experience in cross-cultural communications, business acceleration, ecosystem building, business matching, stakeholder engagement and in managing international projects.

Catherine specialises in foreign investment and trade, with an expertise in sustainable growth. She has worked in both private and public sectors, engaging stakeholders across different sectors and designing programmes to enable businesses to gain access to clients, markets, finance and talent. She is trained in international relations and diplomacy, negotiation and international business development, with over 12 years’ experience in managing public-private partnership programmes and mechanisms to promote international trade and policy dialogues