Carsten Knop is an economics editor at the Frankfurter Allgmeinen Zeitung.
Knop studied business administration at the University of Münster and completed a traineeship at the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in 1993. The journalist training was followed by the first editor position in 1995: he went to Düsseldorf for the “Börsen-Zeitung” and in 1996 returned to the Düsseldorf office of the FAZ, one of Germany's most well-known newspapers,. After three years of reporting on the companies to the Rhine and Ruhr rivers, he went to New York in May 1999 as an economic correspondent. In April 2001 he moved to San Francisco to watch what was going on in the “Silicon Valley”. In 2003 he returned to the Frankfurt headquarters and has been responsible for corporate reporting since the beginning of 2007 and since 2014 for economic reporting. Knop is married and has two children.