Executive group

Stephan Neugebauer

Chairman from the automotive manufacturers industry, nominated by EUCAR.

Stephan Neugebauer is Director Global Research Cooperation at BMW Group and Chairman of the European Road Transport Research Advisory Council (ERTRAC) since 2015.

He completed his university studies in mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Munich. He was a scholarship holder of the Hanns-Seidel-Foundation. After this, while being a research assistant at the “Institute of Internal Combustion Engines and Vehicles”, he completed his doctorate by obtaining the title of Dr.-Ing.

Stephan Neugebauer started at BMW in the diesel engine development department in Steyr (Austria). In 1998, he returned to Munich in different functions in the development of BMW Gasoline Engines.

In 2005, he was transferred to total vehicle development, taking over a new function as Head of the Energy Management Department and later as Head of the Thermal Management Department.

From 2012 to 2015, Stephan Neugebauer was Head of Vehicle Project, the current BMW 3 series and 4 series.