Ana Teresa Lehmann
Ana Teresa Lehmann

Currently serves as Vice-President of the Comissão de Coordenação e Desenvolvimento Regional do Norte CCDR-N. She holds a Post-Doctorate in Multinational and Internationalization, Economic Development and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)-Public Policy and Institutions, University of Strathclyde (2001-02); Ph.D. in Economics (specialization in Multinationals and FDI, 1997-2001), M. Sc. in International Business and Economic Integration (1996-97), Department of Economics, University of Reading; Degree in Management, Faculdade de Economia da Universidade do Porto (FEP-UP). Her areas of expertise and interest in research/intervention at the public policy level are: Multinationals, FDI, internationalization and regional development, processes and strategies of internationalization, innovation.

Between 1995 and 2008 she worked as consultant and expert technical adviser, consulting regularly for several international institutions (OECD, UN-UNCTAD, European Commission-Report on Competitiveness of European Industry, Catalonia-Portugal Foundation, among others) and national (API, CCDR-N, business associations) in the areas: FDI/multinational (attractiveness, impact assessment, public policy), internationalization of companies, economic development. Her experience extends to several European, African and American countries. She has held several positions in university administration (2006-2008), academia and management in FEP-UP (1995-2008) as well as research activities and scientific management (FEP-UP, University of Glasgow, University of Reading, University of Strathclyde.

She is the author of dozens of publications in scientific journals such as: Regional Studies, International Business Review, International Journal of the Economics of Business, Transnational Corporations, Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Industrial Economics, Managerial Finance, Journal of Global Business and in various reference collections/books.

She is associate editor of international scientific journals of Economics and Management in the areas of Multinationals, FDI, Strategy, and Public Policy. Author/co-author of the books Multinationals, Clusters and Innovation: Does Public Policy Matter? (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006), Foreign Direct Investment, Human Capital and Innovation (Vida Económica, 2007), and Multinational Subsidiary Evolution and Economic Integration (Edward Elgar). Member of the Board and Representative of Portugal in the European International Business Academy (EIBA), she represents the Membership Committee of the International Management Division of the Academy of Management in Southern Europe.

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