Sergio Domingues leads Georgia’s Europe office based in Munich, Germany. The State of Georgia has maintained continuous representation in Europe since 1973 and serves as direct extension of the Georgia Department of Economic Development. Today, Georgia maintains international trade, investment and tourism representatives in 12 strategic markets located throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas.
Domingues is charged with overseeing business recruitment and retention efforts in mainland Europe while supporting the state’s trade efforts. He is fluent in English and Portuguese and proficient in Spanish and German.
From 2019-2021, Domingues served as President of the Council of American States in Europe (CASE). CASE was founded in 1971 to promote the United States as a destination for foreign companies and is reserved only for U.S. states with official representation in Europe.
In the U.S., Domingues held various positions within the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America and the Latin America Trade Coalition. In Germany, Domingues held positions with Germany Trade & Invest and Germany’s federal parliament (Bundestag) while in Berlin and the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology in Munich.
Sergio previously served as Deputy Managing Director of the State of South Carolina Europe Office where he supported the state’s business recruitment and marketing efforts while reinforcing its existing industry and trade initiatives.
Domingues received his master’s in Public Policy from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, Germany. He is also a graduate from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and attended Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.