Dr. Neumann studied economics and was a research fellow at the University of Bonn. From 1982 till 1995, Dr. Neumann was already part of the WIK research team as General Manager. During this time he was a member of several regulatory commissions on tele-communication policy and regulatory issues (e.g. Research Commission on Regulation and Competition of the former Ministry of Post and Telecommunication, Steering Committee Mobile Communication).
From 1995 till 2001 Dr. Neumann worked for RWE Telliance AG. Here he started as head of the department of regulation, strategy and national projects. Later in 1999 he became member of the board of directors of RWE Telliance AG. Furthermore, he was a member of the board of directors and supervisory boards of various national and international telecommunication companies.
From 1995 till 2014 Dr. Neumann was Director and General Manger of WIK GmbH as well as of WIK-Consult GmbH. From 2015 works as a Senior Advisor for WIK.
- Cost modelling fixed and mobile Networks
- Broadband strategies and broadband policy
- Margin Squeeze Tests
- Regulation and Telecommunications policy
- Business strategies
- Training and capacity building for regulatory authorities