About

Saman Ghasemi

Phone: +98 912 217 5589

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Objectives

PROJECT FINANCING – BANKING and INVESTMENT

Education

PHD student in Finance@ Azad University (2015)

MBA in Strategic Management @ Azad University (2014)

  • Methods and Challenges of Foreign Investment in Iran

MA in International Economics @ Economical Affairs University (2000)

  • Caspian Sea Oil and Gas Transit Project's Evaluation and Iran's Strategic Situation

BA in Theoretical Economics @ Shiraz University  (1992)

Experience

CEO @  BTIS Company (BTIS), (2017- …), Kronenstr. 1, 10117, Berlin, Germany

Advisor of the Chairman @ Iran Foreign Investment Company (IFIC), Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance – Islamic Republic of Iran (2015-2016)

Member of the Executive Board & Investment Deputy @ Iran Foreign Investment Company (IFIC), Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance – Islamic Republic of Iran (2012- 2015)

Member of Board @ Misr-Iran Development Bank (MIDB), Egypt (2012- 2016)

Member of Board @ IHAG, Germany (2012-2016)

Member of Board @ OPEC Fund, Austria (2008-2012)

Director General @ Foreign Investment Office, Organization for Investment, Economic and Technical Assistance of Iran (OIETAI), Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance – Islamic Republic of Iran (2008-2012)

Deputy of Director General @ Loans, International Organizations… – OIETAI (2006 – 2008)

Division Chief  @ Loans, International Organizations and Institutions Office – OIETAI (2004 – 2006)

Senior Expert @ Loans, International Organizations and Institutions Office – OIETAI (2001 – 2003)

Expert @ Loans, International Organizations and Institutions Office – OIETAI (1995 – 2001)

Lectures

  • Second Inter-Regional Debt Management Conference @ Business Negotiation Seminar, Singapour – 2000
  • Seminar on Trade Talks – Role of Development Countries @ 3rd National Energy Seminar, Tehran – 2001
  • Seminar on Japan Official Development Assistance @ Japan Formal Development Aids Seminar, Tehran – 2002
  • Project financing @ Project Finance Methodologies Workshops
  • @Tehran, Kish, Tabriz, Urmiah, Mashhad, Qum, Bandar Abbas, Hamedan, Zahedan, Ardebil, and Jolfa – (2003 – 2012)
  • Japan Formal Development Aids Seminar @ Introduction to Project Finance Methodologies Seminar, Tehran – 2008

Iran Investment Opportunities Seminars @ Turkey, Portugal, Singapore,  South Korea, India,  Thailand, Italy, Spain.

Articles

  • Islamic Development Bank and Member's Relations @ Economical Affairs Faculty, 1998
  • World Trade Organization @ Economical Affairs Faculty, 1998
  • Nidham Problem: Why Industrial Revolution didn't happen in China @ Economical Affairs Faculty, 1998
  • World Trade Organization @ Economical Affairs Faculty, 1998
  • Caspian Sea Oil and Gas Transit Project's Evaluation and Iran's Strategic Situation @ Trade Research Magazine, Vol. 12, 1999
  • World Bank Development Comprehensive Plan @ Investment Organization, 1999
  • World Trade Organization and Export Development Opportunities (Comparing Iran and Malaysia) @ Economical Affairs Faculty, 2000
  • Singapore Development Strategies @ Economical Affairs Faculty, 2000
  • Exchange Opportunity Study in Islamic Countries @ Trade Research Institute, 2000
  • Non-Tariff Barriers Study among ECO Members @ Trade Research Institute, 2000
  • Risk Acceptability measurement of countries in Export Risk Coverage Tables @ Investment Organization, 2000
  • World Bank's Innovative Plan for Poor @ Organization for Investment, 2000
  • Business Negotiations – Developing Countries Role @ Organization for Investment, 2000
  • The Study of Security Exception in World Trade Organization @ Defense Ministry, 2000
  • The Study of Dual Use Goods in Chosen Countries @ Defense Ministry, 2000
  • Debt Management: Threats and Solutions in New Millennium @ Organization for Investment, 2000
  • Expanding Business Exchanges among ECO Members through Tariff Decline @ Trade Research Institute, 2001
  • Caspian Sea Oil and Gas Transit Project's Evaluation @ 3rd National Energy Seminar, 2001
  • Non-Tariff Restrictions in Islamic Republic of Iran @ Trade Research Institute, 2001
  • Debt Management Indicators Explanation @ Economical Affairs Deputy, 2002
  • Effective Factors Study on Countries' Credit Risk Classification and the Change in Credit Risk of Iran @ Economical Affairs Deputy, 2003
  • Study of the Ways to Foreign Financing Development @ Economical Affairs Deputy, 2003
  • An Investigation on External Factors which Leads to Export Risk and the Role of Export Insurance to Increase Export @ Economical Affairs Deputy, 2004
  • Iran and Development Banks' Relationship Level Study @ Presidential Research Center, 2004
  • Iran-UK Commercial Relationships @ Presidential Research Center, 2004
  • Project Financing Methodologies' Analysis regarding Red Crescent Projects @ Red Crescent, 2004
  • Project Financing and Foreign Investment Methodologies @ International Project Management Conference, 2005
  • Financial Facility Providing Guideline Booklet's Content Development @ Presidential Investment Organization, 2007
  • Iran Localization Law Vs. Tied Loan in Project Finance @ 4th International Project Management Conference, 2008

Countries Visited

  • Switzerland ► Debt Management Conference – 2000
  • Singapore ► Business Negotiation Seminar – 2000
  • India ►General Financial Management Seminar – 2001
  • Japan ►Governmental Official Aids Seminar – 2002
  • Malaysia ►Build, Operate, Transfer Seminar – 2003
  • Netherland ► Contract Negotiation with Banks regarding … Credit Line – 2004
  • Indonesia ► participation for preparing the Micro Finance Guideline
  • Italy ► Negotiation with Italy's Export Credit Agency (SACHE) – 2004
  • China ► Contract Negotiation with Banks regarding … Credit Line – 2004
  • Sudan ► Negotiation Regarding Sudan Debts to Iran – 2004
  • China ► Banking Negotiation for the Credit Required for Article 13 … – 2005
  • Germany ► Banking Contract Negotiation for the Credit Line – 2006
  • United States of America ►World Bank Assembly – 2006
  • China ► Banking Negotiation for the Credit Required for Article 13 … – 2007
  • Singapore ► World Bank Assembly – 2007
  • Iraq ► Negotiation Regarding the Credit Line for Iraq Development – 2008
  • Russia ► Economical Commission – 2008
  • Russia ► Banking Negotiation for the Credit Required for Article 13 … – 2008
  • Belarus ► Banking Negotiation for the Credit Required for Article 13 … – 2008
  • Turkey ► Iran Investment Opportunities Seminar - 2009
  • Portugal ► Iran Investment Opportunities Seminar -2009
  • South Korea ► Iran Investment Opportunities Seminar – 2010
  • India ► Iran Investment Opportunities Seminar – 2010
  • Singapore ► Iran Investment Opportunities Seminar – 2010
  • Venezuela ► OPEC Fund Annual Meeting – 2010
  • China ► Iran Investment Opportunities Seminar – 2010
  • Thailand ► Iran Investment Opportunities Seminar – 2010
  • Italy ► Iran Investment Opportunities Seminar – 2011
  • Spain ► Iran Investment Opportunities Seminar – 2011
  • China ► Iran Investment Opportunities Seminar – 2011
  • Austria ► OPEC Fund Meetings – 2008 – 2012 (quarterly)
  • Malaysia ► Negotiation for Investment - 2012
  • Turkey  ► Negotiation for Investment – 2010
  • Egypt ► MIDB Meetings – 2012- 2016 (quarterly)
  • Belarus ► Negotiation for Investment – 2013
  • Germany ► IHAG Meetings – 2014-2016 (periodic)

Training

  • Second Inter-Regional Debt Management Conference @ UNCTAD, Swiss – 2000
  • Seminar on Trade Talks – Role of Development Countries @ Foreign Ministry, Singapore – 2000
  • Financial Programming and Policies @ International Monetary Fund, Tehran – 2000
  • Philosophy and Implementation of Islamic Financial Instruments @ IDB, Tehran – 2000
  • Seminar for Public Finance Management @ Ministry of Finance, India – 2001
  • Seminar for JBIC's Official Financial Cooperation @ JBIC, Japan – 2002
  • Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) System @ Malaysian National Institute, Malaysia – 2003
  • Expert Meeting on Formulating Basic Guideline on Microfinance @ NAM, Indonesia – 2004
  • Financial Economics @ Islamic Development Bank, Tehran – 2005
  • Project Management & Safeguards @ World Bank, Shiraz – 2006
  • Conflict Management and Negotiation Skills @ Research & Training Management, Tehran – 2004
  • Organizational Behavior and Management in Public Organizations @ Research and Training Management, Tehran – 2005
  • Introduction to Organization's Laws and General and Specific Regulatory @ Research and Training Management, Tehran – 2005
  • Introduction to Change in Organization @ Research and Training Management, Tehran – 2005
  • Innovation and Problem Solving Techniques @ Research and Training Management, Tehran – 2005

Skills

  • Expert in Investment and Project Financing
  • Expert in Financial Contract Development and Negotiation among Iran Banking System and Foreign and International Banks for Project Finance
  • Expert in International Laws regarding Export Credit Agencies and Financial Facility Providers under ECA Coverage
  • Expert in Finance Facility Providing Conditions of Banks, International Institutes and Bilateral Agencies
  • Expert in Developing All types of Governmental Guarantees including General, Letter of Inclusion and specific Guarantees
  • Expert in the procedures to gain related permissions regarding Governmental and Non-Governmental Project Financing in Iran.
  • Computer Skills, including MS PowerPoint. MS Excel, MS Word and Internet
  • Negotiation Skills

Language

  • Mother Tongue: Farsi
  • English: Good in all 4 skills (Speaking, Listening, Writing, Reading)

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