Knut joined the School of Management at the University of Surrey in October 2009. Prior to joining the School of Management, he worked as a research fellow at Humboldt and Free University in Berlin. In addition, he worked as a post-doc researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne and the University of Groningen at the Department of International Business and Management, where he also did his PhD.
Knut’s general research interests include the areas of innovation, institutions and networks. His current research focuses on innovations in the semiconductor industry and corporate governance in the real estate industry.