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Research interests

Alexander's research interest scopes the field of strategic management as well as the fields of innovation and leadership. He is particularly passionate about how SMEs weather dynamic environments and how strategy and innovation are applied within this context.


Alexander is a part-time PhD candidate at the department of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Strategy at Northumbria University, UK. He studies SME behaviour with a focus on strategy, innovation, and leadership. Moreover, he is lecturer for a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules within the Faculty of Business and Industrial Engineering at Offenburg University, Germany. This includes lectures in Business Management, Strategic Decision Making and Business Research in both English and German. Alexander also coordinates industrial enginnering projects for the Work Life Robotics Institute at Offenburg University.


Before starting his doctoral studies, Alexander co-founded an automatic guided vehicle project, which succesfully applied for governmental grants and he held several positions in industy, working in Strategy and Corporate Development, Industrial Engineering and Project Management in both Germany and Scotland.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Education/Academic qualification

Industrial Management, MEng, Offenburg University of Applied Sciences


Award Date: 1 Apr 2021

External positions

Offenburg University of Applied Sciences