Dr Tilman Lesch


Former PhD Candidate, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge

Tilman Lesch was a PhD Candidate in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge. His work focused on learning and decision-making under uncertainty. His project applied neuro-scientific methods to investigate why some people start new ventures and others don’t.

Before coming to Cambridge Tilman studied engineering and economics in Germany and Switzerland. He has worked for several start-ups and SMEs in various industries such as Medtech, e-commerce and management consulting.

As Director of Development for CUTEC (Cambridge University Technology and Enterprise Club) Tilman was responsible for developing CUTEC into a hub for start-ups, entrepreneurs and those that want to become one.