Dr. Jannic Horne, Senior Researcher

Dr. Jannic Horne

Dr. rer. oec. Jannic Horne is a Senior Researcher at the Borderstep Institute and works in the field of Sustainable Entrepreneurship. He focuses on Sustainable Venturing and develops sustainability-oriented business models.

Before joining Borderstep, Jannic worked for several years as a management consultant for the Boston Consulting Group. He has advised various European companies and organisations, mainly in the renewable energy, mobility, infrastructure and non-profit sectors. His focus was on the development of new strategies and business model innovations as well as the optimization of internal processes and project management.

During his time as a management consultant, Jannic Horne earned his doctorate at the TU Berlin at the Center for Entrepreneurship on the topic of Impact Measurement and Management of Start-ups. His work focused on the conceptual development and practical testing of innovative approaches to impact measurement Startupimpactbenchmark.org.

Prior to his doctorate, Jannic Horne obtained a Master of Public Policy from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin and a Bachelor of Science in Geography and Environmental Sciences from the University of Freiburg.

During both studies, he spent time at UCLA in the USA and the Université Joseph Fourier in Grenoble, France. He completed various internships in the field of sustainability and development cooperation at home and abroad.

He is drawn to the outside world away from work. That’s how Jannic goes most of the ways by bike, maintains his balcony and spends as much time as possible on the city’s beach volleyball fields.


Dr. Jannic Horne
  • Senior Researcher

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