Karsten Luc

Karsten Luc

Visiting Academic Fellow

May 2015 to July 2015

Karsten Luc is Director of Operations at the Think Asia Group, a risk consultancy with focus on the Asia-Pacific region. Previously, he headed the marketing department of a tech start-up and a digital agency in Beijing. Karsten Luc has extensive experience in developing and implementing strategies for digital marketing, digital product development, and cyber-security. In China, he advised Western and Chinese private sector clients and government institutions. He received a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) scholarship for China studies at the Beijing Film Academy and completed his MA at the Free University of Berlin and the Technical University of Berlin, specializing in Sinology, Chinese language, and communication research.

The  Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS)is a Stiftung Mercatorinitiative. Established in 2013, MERICS is a Berlin-based institute for contemporary and practical research into China.