General Manager ‘Research Battery Technology’ @ BMW AG
PhD in physics from the Technical University of Munich. Since 1994 in different positions in non-profit research organizations as well as industry in the field of energy storage and conversion. Joined BMW in 2001, working first on fuel cell systems. From 2008 to 2012 responsible for product development of Li-Ion cells. Since 2012 head of the department ‚Research Battery Technology‘ with focus on research in next generation electrical energy storage systems.