Sven Kleinert studied German Business Law at the University of Applied Sciences in Cologne and received his diploma in 2008. In 2010 he received his LL.M degree in International Economic Law from the University of Kent's Brussels School of International Studies.
In March 2011 Sven Kleinert joined IZA. As Senior Manager for Project Administration and Legal Affairs he is responsible for project management and general legal and contractual issues.
He is also the Senior Administrator of the IZA/DFID GLM|LIC Programme.