About Andreas

Andreas leads our automotive and assembly work in Europe. He has more than 20 years of consulting experience—several of them in Japan—and brings in-depth knowledge of all facets of the automotive sector. Andreas serves a variety of automakers, suppliers, engineering companies, and a wide range of machinery organizations.

Examples of Andreas’ recent client engagements include the following:

  • developing a connected-car strategy and platform for a multistakeholder consortium
  • leading a multiyear transformation program for global OEM to improve profitability by several billion USD
  • designing the IoT and digital strategy for a leading global technology organization
  • supportingthe digitization of product development system of an automotive OEM
  • developing an integrated performance improvement program for a leading automotive supplier
  • identifying new business models in the context of disruptive changes in the automotive industry, such as autonomous, connected, electrified, and shared

Andreas has long-standing partnerships with automotive industry associations, such as ACEA and VDA. He is fluent in German and English, and he also speaks French.

Published work

A long-term vision for the European automotive industry,” McKinsey & Company, January 2019

Reserve a seat—the future of mobility is arriving early,” McKinsey & Company, December 2018

Profiling tomorrow’s trendsetting car buyers,” McKinsey & Company, December 2018

Artificial intelligence as auto companies’ new engine of value,” McKinsey & Company, January 2018

How the auto industry is preparing for the car of the future,” McKinsey & Company podcast, December 2017

Analyzing start-up and investment trends in the mobility ecosystem,” McKinsey & Company, November 2017

How mobility players can compete as the automotive revolution accelerates,” McKinsey & Company, October 2017

What’s sparking electric-vehicle adoption in the truck industry?,” McKinsey & Company, September 2017

The road to artificial intelligence in mobility—smart moves required,” McKinsey & Company, September 2017


Vienna University of Economic and Business
MA, material sciences
MA, economics