Didi Caldwell

Didi Caldwell
Founding Principal
Global Location Strategies

Didi has led consulting projects in North and South America, Canada, Europe and Asia in industries including energy, automotive, pulp and paper, chemicals, mining, textiles, logistics, consumer products and biotech. She has assisted numerous companies with site selection, incentive negotiations and capital finance with a total investment value of over $15 billion.

Didi is experienced in leading and managing an integrated team to address technical and commercial issues engaging key legal, financial, regulatory, engineering, operations, environmental, government/public relations and announcement activities in order to ensure detailed negotiations and agreements lead to smooth transition during start-up of operations.

She also executes economic development consulting initiatives, speaks at industry events, and writes articles for industry publications. She holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Clemson University and serves as a board member for the Site Selector’s Guild.

A native of Savannah, Georgia and current resident of Greenville, SC, Didi has also lived in Argentina, Australia, Mexico and Spain, and holds dual citizenship with the United States and Australia.

Speaking At:

Thursday, April 18 | 10:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
> Key Puzzle Pieces of Economic Development: Insights from National Site Location Consultants – Gray Swoope, VisionFirst Advisors (moderator), Kate McEnroe, Kate McEnroe Economic Development Consulting (panelist), Monty Turner, Global Location Strategies (panelist) & Didi Caldwell, Global Location Strategies (panelist)