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Martin Catarata

Martin Catarata 丁子涵


Martin Catarata, Consultant, tracks Chinese investments along the Belt and Road Initiative and analyzes geopolitical and socio-economic shifts it causes. He has worked extensively on projects evaluating strategic opportunities and risks of the BRI for European companies.

Currently, he is finishing his M.A. in European and East Asian Governance at Trier University and is about to start a dissertation on the topic of China’s maritime connectivity advised by Prof. Heilmann.

He holds a B.A in Sinology and Political Science from Trier University and studied the Chinese political system and Chinese language at Sichuan University.