Karolina Kuta is a Policy Analyst at Policy Links, the knowledge transfer unit of the Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (CSTI), University of Cambridge.


About Policy Links

Policy Links is a not-for-profit innovation consultancy whose aim is to help governments develop effective industrial innovation policies. The unit is part of IfM Education and Consultancy Services Limited (IfM ECS), the Institute for Manufacturing’s knowledge transfer arm, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of Cambridge.



Karolina has extensive consulting experience in digitalisation, innovation management and policy-making. She has advised several multinational companies as well as governmental organisations overseas and in the Middle East.

Karolina started her career as a management consultant at KPMG ELLP and Porsche in Germany. She advised clients in the private and public sector on innovation and strategic growth themes. Prior to joining Policy Links, Karolina was a project manager and research associate at the Institute of Technology Management, University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), where she researched and advised large companies on themes related to digitalisation, business ecosystems, and business model innovation.

Karolina holds a MSc in Management from European Business School, Oestrich-Winkel (Germany) and a BA in Corporate Management and Economics from Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen (Germany). She has also completed a postgraduate programme in Business Innovation and recently joined the part time PhD in Engineering programme at the University of Cambridge.


Papers & Publications

  • Kuta, K., Diehl, M.R., Landau, C. (2018). Corporate Social Responsibility and the Refugee Crisis – How Have German Stock-Listed Companies Responded? Harvard Business Manager 18(02), pp.13-14.
  • Kuta, K. (2015). Making the World a Better Place – Fact or Fiction? A Critical Examination Debating the Disruptiveness of a Business Model Innovation. In: Proff, H. (Eds), Entscheidungen beim Übergang in die Elektromobilität. Technische und betriebswirtschaftliche Aspekte (pp.129-141). Wiesbaden, Germany: Springer Gabler.
  • Kuta, K., Fojcik, T.M. (2013). Der Einfluss von Staatsfonds auf die Corporate Governance. Eine Fallstudienorientierte Betrachtung der Daimler AG und Volkswagen Group. In: Proff, H.; Pascha, W.; Schönharting, J.; Schramm, D. (Eds), Schritte in die künftige Mobilität. Technische und betriebswirtschaftliche Aspekte (pp.549-573). Wiesbaden, Germany: Springer Gabler.
  • Schröder, B., Kuta, K., & Haider, R. (2010). Marktstudie Vereinigte Arabische Emirate für den Export beruflicher Aus-und Weiterbildung. iMOVE–An Initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.



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