Sigrun M. Wagner joined the School of Management at Royal Holloway, University of London, in September 2009 as a Teaching Fellow in Strategy and International Business, became a Lecturer in International Business and Sustainability in 2013, and a Senior Lecturer in 2015. Sigrun completed her PhD at Loughborough University Business School, where she also gained teaching experience at postgraduate and undergraduate level (Cross-Cultural Management, Strategic Management, Business Analysis).
She holds a BA in European Studies from the University of Osnabrück (Germany) and an MSc in International Management from Loughborough University. Her doctoral research focused on corporate political activities of MNEs in the EU, specifically in the area of environmental regulations for the automotive industry.
Sigrun has presented and participated at various International Business conferences (Europe and UK) and won the Neil Hood and Stephen Young Prize for Most Original New Work at the AIB UKI conference (Academy of International Business, UK and Ireland chapter), in Portsmouth, 2008, for her doctoral paper presentation. In 2006, she spent two months as Research Fellow at the German Institute for Public Affairs in Berlin. Prior to starting her PhD she gained work experience in Brussels in a policy consultancy.
Since joining Royal Holloway, Sigrun has won two college teaching prizes and actively engages in pedagogic and teaching-related developments. She is part of the Centre for Research into Sustainability (CRIS).
Sigrun enjoys cycling, playing football and piano in her spare time, and engages with her students, colleagues, campus life and research on Twitter.