Marc Szepan

Marc Szepan

Senior Policy Fellow for China’s Political Economy

Marc Szepan is a Lecturer in International Business at the University of Oxford Saïd Business School where he also completed his doctorate in management studies. He was one of the founding members of MERICS as Co-Director of the Economy and Business Research Area. Prior to returning to school, Szepan served as Senior Vice President, Airline Operations Solutions, at Lufthansa Systems. His professional experience also includes service as General Manager of a German-Chinese joint venture. He earned a B.A. from Middlebury College and an M.A. in Regional Studies – East Asia from Harvard University. He also holds an M.B.A. from the Duke University Fuqua School of Business. 




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.