Portland appoints development and trade expert Katrin Kuhlmann

Katrin Kuhlmann, a nonprofit executive in the international economic development and trade policy arena, has joined Portland’s International Advisory Council.

Katrin Kuhlmann

As a member of the Advisory Council, Kuhlmann will provide advice to Portland and its global clients on international trade, corporate philanthropy matters and pan-African economic development, advocacy and infrastructure issues.

Based in Washington, D.C., Kuhlmann is president and founder of the New Markets Lab, a non-profit centre working at the intersection of law, economic development, and social issues. She is also a lecturer on law at Harvard Law School and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center.

Tim Allan, Portland’s founder and group managing director, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Katrin to our Advisory Council. For the past decade we have been chosen and trusted by Africa’s most influential leaders and organisations for our unparalleled insight and strategy, as well as our content and delivery approach.

“Katrin’s internationally recognised reputation across Africa, coupled with her extensive background in international development and trade issues, will be a huge benefit to Portland and our clients.”

Kuhlmann said: “I’m honoured to join Portland’s Advisory Council. I look forward to contributing to the firm and advancing their clients’ priorities in the international trade, philanthropy, and developing market sectors.  We are at an interesting turning point in international trade and development, which presents great opportunity to design innovative approaches and build new partnerships.”

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