Florian studied business management with focus on quantitive methods and strategic management at Münster School of Business and San Diego State University (USA). In January 2017 he successfully completed his studies in sustainability science at Leuphana University in Lüneburg with a Master degree. He wrote his master thesis „Circular added value: The design of sustainable business models in the circular economy“ in cooperation with the Fraunhofer-Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin.
Florian Hofmann had worked during the bachelor programme for six months in the Corporate Sustainability department at AUDI AG. After he gained experience as a student assistant at UNESCO Chair „Higher Education for Sustainable Development“ at Leuphana University Lüneburg, he joined the Environmental and Reliability department at Fraunhofer IZM.
His research interests are circular business model innovations as well as circular and sustainable transformation management of companies.
Florian Hofmann starts his doctorate in the research group in October 2017 at TU Berlin funded by a doctoral scholarship of ideational and financial support from the Heinrich-Böll-Foundation.