Marco Förster is a Senior Associate at Dezan Shira & Associates (DSA), based in Shenzhen, as well as Chair of the SME Forum of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.
Within DSA’s International Business Advisory unit, he mainly advises corporate investors on legal and tax compliance and in setting up and growing their business in China and ASEAN, with a specific regional focus on South China’s Greater Bay Area. As co-head of the firm’s German Desk, Marco looks after the firm’s German, Austrian and Swiss accounts, oversees publications and business partnerships.
Prior to joining DSA, he had gained consulting experience at other advisory firms in Munich, Guangzhou, and Hanoi. Marco speaks fluent German, English, Mandarin, and Vietnamese, and studied economics and Chinese in Hangzhou and Beijing respectively.