René Bohnsack conducts research in international strategies and business models for sustainable innovations. Rene is assistant professor at CATÓLICA-LISBON and has a visiting position at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. Before René was assistant professor at the University of Amsterdam Business School where he taught in the undergraduate and postgraduate progammes, he was adjunct faculty at the University of St. Gallen where he taught in the executive programme and he is guest lecturer in the Global Executive MBA programme at Manchester Business School. Also, René co-founded three companies, an eHealth start-up in Germany, an online platform for social-car-sharing (discontinued) and an online service for flight refunds in the Netherlands (sold to Greenclaim B.V.). René has published his research in top international journals, presented his research at numerous national and international conferences and institutions, received the 3rd price for the best innovation management paper 2013, and won the Science Park New Idea Competition in 2011. He earned his doctorate from the University of Amsterdam and holds an MLitt in International Business from the University of St. Andrews, School of Management, Scotland. Prior to his PhD, René worked as a strategic controller for the GEA Group AG, responsible for business units in Poland and China.
At the HvA, Rene is active in the national V2G research project and the European me2 research project.