Manuel Hepfer

Manuel Hepfer

Doctoral Candidate


Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street


Manuel began his DPhil in Cybersecurity and Management Studies in 2016 under the joint supervision of Professor Thomas Powell and Professor Tom Lawrence.

His studies are funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Manuel is a member of Linacre College.

Prior to starting his DPhil, Manuel received his Master of Science with distinction from the London School of Economics, where he studied Management, Information Systems, and Digital Innovation. During his studies, Manuel undertook several internships in strategy consulting and in various companies in different industries. He also received a Bachelor of Science from Reutlingen University in Computer Science and Management.



Manuel’s research interests are located at the juncture between cyber-security and business strategy.


In addition to providing tutorials to undergraduate students, Manuel has worked with students from executive education and the MBA.