Konrad was born in 2000 in Dresden, Germany. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Mannheim and spent an exchange semester at the Université catholique de Louvain in Belgium. He continued his studies in Mannheim to obtain his master’s degree in economics and complete the Competition and Regulation track. This gave him the opportunity to gain practical experience by working as an intern in competition consulting. In his master’s thesis, he empirically analyzed merger policy tools in the US airline industry. His main research interest is Industrial Organization.
He is particularly interested in how imperfect competition affects consumers and how competition and regulatory authorities and can best intervene to achieve better outcomes for consumers.