Benedikt is a part-time Research Assistant at the What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth.
Prior to joining the Centre, Benedikt worked in an international consulting firm on climate policy and decarbonisation strategies. Before this he worked in different development cooperation projects at the International Trade Centre (ITC), including projects linking women-led handicraft SMEs to e-commerce platforms and the implementation of a post-conflict agricultural value chain project – both in Latin America.
Benedikt is currently pursuing a Master of Public Administration at LSE, specialising in quantitative economic policy analysis. Originally from Berlin, Germany, he studied International Relations in the Netherlands and Hong Kong.