Positioned to be a global leader in air mobility

2015

year
established

800+

total company
employees

58+

nationalities
from 6 continents

4+

offices
globally

Who we are

We’ve assembled some of the brightest minds in aerospace – an ambitious team of diverse backgrounds and talents. Backed by our investors and working in partnership with governments, regulators and specialist suppliers, we’ve got the drive and expertise to make electric flight a reality.

We have developed and delivered some of the world’s most successful and complex aircraft

Klaus Roewe
Chief Executive Officer
Klaus joined Lilium following a 30-year career at Airbus, where he spent the last decade leading the A320 Family and A320neo programs to become the most successful large commercial aircraft of all time
Klaus Roewe
Chief Executive Officer
lilium Chief Technology Officer Alastair McIntosh
Alastair McIntosh
Chief Technology Officer
Alastair joined Lilium from Rolls-Royce with 30 years of experience at the multinational aerospace and defence company. Alastair led 1,500 engineers at Rolls-Royce Germany as Managing Director and Head of Engineering and Technology.
Alastair McIntosh
Chief Technology Officer
Lilium Chief Program Officer Yves Yemsi
Yves Yemsi
Chief Operating Officer
Yves oversees the Lilium Jet aircraft program and also leads strategic supplier partnerships. Before joining Lilium, Yves spent the last 17 years at Airbus developing the most stringent quality standards and continues to do the same at Lilium today.
Yves Yemsi
Chief Operating Officer
CEO & Co-Founder Daniel Wiegand
Daniel Wiegand
Chief Engineer for Innovation
Daniel is a co-Founder and Chief Engineer for Innovation and Future Programs. A specialist in propulsion, Daniel pioneered Lilium’s aircraft architecture while studying Aeronautics at TUM.
Daniel Wiegand
Chief Engineer for Innovation
Deputy CTO Brian Phillipson
Brian Phillipson
Deputy Chief Technology Officer
Over a distinguished career Brian has provided senior leadership across a remarkable list of high-profile engineering projects, from submarines to fighter jets. He led the Eurofighter Typhoon programme at BAE Systems.
Brian Phillipson
Deputy Chief Technology Officer

And we’ve built category-defining technology companies and consumer brands

Lilium chief financial officer geoffrey richardson
Geoffrey Richardson
Chief Financial Officer
With over 20 years of expertise in international finance, M&A, fundraising and operations Geoffrey has worked in leadership roles at Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs. He was also the CFO of Cruise where he raised billions of dollars in funding.
Geoffrey Richardson
Chief Financial Officer
Karim Jalbout
Chief People Officer
Karim brings exceptional talent leadership most recently serving as partner at Egon Zehnder, the global leadership advisory and executive search firm. Prior to Egon Zehnder, Karim held leadership roles at Sony Ericsson Mobile and Diageo.
Karim Jalbout
Chief People Officer
Sebastien Borel
Senior Vice President, Commercial
Sebastien brings 20 years’ aerospace experience and formerly served in various leadership positions at Airbus and Honeywell. He has Commercial Pilot licenses and attended the French Merchant Navy officer academy.
Sebastien Borel
Senior Vice President, Commercial
Roger Franks
Chief Legal Officer
Roger’s General Counsel experience includes advising public companies and directing their global legal & compliance functions. His successful track record in aerospace leadership includes KLX Inc. (now Boeing Distribution Services) and BE Aerospace, Inc.
Roger Franks
Chief Legal Officer

Board members

Tom Enders
Tom Enders
Daniel Wiegand
Daniel Wiegand
Henri Courpron
Henri Courpron
Barry Engle
Barry Engle
David Neeleman
David Neeleman
Margaret M. Smyth
Margaret M. Smyth
Gabrielle B. Toledano
Gabrielle B. Toledano
David Wallerstein
David Wallerstein
Niklas Zennström
Niklas Zennström