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Leonard Knollenborg

Phone: +49 (0)201 / 81 49-0



Leonard Knollenborg has been working as consultant for economic policy communication and researcher at RWI since September 2018. Since 2022, he is Deputy Head of the Communications department (acting). Previously, he worked as a press officer at the German Economic Institute (IW).

He studied economics at the University of Cologne (BSc 2013, MSc 2016) and at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. In 2012, he graduated from the Cologne School of Journalism for Politics and Economics. He did several internships, i.a. at Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Süddeutsche Zeitung and in the European Parliament. Besides, he worked as a freelancer for various media, including Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Welt and Handelsblatt.