Olaf Kneer trained at University of Dortmund and the Architectural Association in London. He worked with Ian Ritchie and Llewelyn-Davies before establishing Mueller Kneer Associates in 1997 and Casper Mueller Kneer in 2010. Olaf taught Urban Design with Colin Fournier at the UCL Bartlett and was Unit Master at the Architectural Association with Marianne Mueller. He is currently co-directing the AA Berlin Laboratory. Since 2007 Olaf has been a panel member of the Newham Design Review Panel (DRP) and the MADE Review Board where he provides professional design advice on key architectural developments, helping to improve the quality of urban design and architecture through the planning process.