Stephan Kreutzer is a Principal Consultant at Technopolis Group, which he joined in early 2018. He has expertise in public policy evaluation and impact assessment with a focus on research and innovation policy, entrepreneurship and finance, digital technologies, and international cooperation. Stephan also has insights in industrial policy, justice and home affairs, international trade, education and cultural policy, and employment policy. He has led and contributed to many assignments for international, European and national public bodies, with a focus on projects for the European Commission, often with an international dimension. He has successfully applied a range of qualitative and quantitative methods such as interviews, surveys, focus groups, case studies, desk research, literature reviews, and statistical and cost-benefit analysis.
Internationally, Stephan coordinated a network of African and European technology hubs in the Africa-Europe Innovation Partnership and a related network between European and Indian incubators and accelerators. Stephan also co-authored a study for the African Development Bank on bringing the fourth industrial revolution to Africa. Stephan also investigated the potential of Artificial Intelligence in the cultural and creative sectors in an assignment for DG Connect of the European Commission.
On the national level, Stephan manages the evaluation of the German Internet Institute and a study for the German Federal Ministry of Research and Education. He also covered the German start-up support landscape, digitalisation in Africa, the German government’s internationalisation strategy in science, education and research.
Prior to joining Technopolis Group, Stephan worked at the Centre for Strategy & Evaluation Services, a UK-based public policy consultancy, where he also led multiple assignments for European and national clients, and at Matrix Knowledge Group.
Stephan holds an M.Sc. in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics and a B.A. in Political Science from the Free University of Berlin. As well as his native German, Stephan is fluent in English and Spanish.