Founder, Fingar Direct Investment, United Kingdom
Courtney Fingar is a leading global expert on Foreign Direct Investment and in a 20 year career has covered business stories in all major regions of the world and has been on assignment to more than 80 countries, interviewing heads of state and government ministers as well as business leaders. Most recently the editor-in-chief of Investment Monitor, a digital publication focused on cross-border investment, she previously spent 15 years with the Financial Times where she ran the group’s specialist FDI publication.
In early 2023, she set up Fingar Direct Investment, a boutique consultancy advising governments on investment promotion, location marketing and content creation. She is also a senior consultant with the Economic Innovation Practice Group (EIPG), an advisory group focused on economic development, FDI, market entry and trade. She also serves as regional director for Europe and communications advisor for the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies, the main global body representing national government agencies charged with the attraction of inward investment.
Courtney is also Contributing Editor of Real Asset INSIGHT, Real Asset IMPACT and the new initiative Real FDI for Real Asset Media.
Courtney is a respected moderator and keynote speaker at economic and investment events worldwide and has appeared on television and radio in dozens of countries.