Benedikt Meier obtained his PhD from the University of Hanover in 1992 and has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Northampton since July 2015. He has a background in manufacturing and assembly and his expertise is in the area of horizontal and vertical transportation and material handling systems. He spent several years working for Thyssenkrupp Elevator in various roles including the Head of Project Management and VP of Innovation Elevator and Escalator.
Benedikt is an internationally recognized expert in Project and Program Management. He has published several journal and conference papers and is the owner of 9 international patents.