Stephan is currently acting as Technical General Manager of Toyota Motor Europe’s (TME) R&D responsible for hydrogen new products and sustainable mobility.
He is actively involved in the Hydrogen Council and Hydrogen Europe.
Stephan is co-chair of the Sustainable Mobility Project of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.
Previously he held various positions in TME Environmental Affairs, Trend Research and Business Strategy. Stephan also worked in Toyota’s Global Headquarter in Japan looking after the global environmental strategy.
Stephan studied business administration and economics and he holds a PhD in environmental cost management. Stephan worked for seven years in the automotive industry in Germany and China before joining TME in 2005.