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

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
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
Lilium Chief Engineer Luigi Ricci Moretti
Luigi Ricci Moretti
Chief Engineer
With 20 years’ experience leading teams in rotorcraft design at Piasecki Aircraft Corporation and AgustaWestland, Luigi worked on ground breaking R&D projects involving product development, certification and delivery.
Luigi Ricci Moretti
Chief Engineer
CEO & Co-Founder Daniel Wiegand
Daniel Wiegand
Chief Executive Officer
Daniel leads Lilium as the CEO. A specialist in propulsion, he pioneered Lilium’s aircraft architecture while studying Aeronautics at the Technical University of Munich. He was named Under 35 Innovator of the Year by the MIT Technology Review.
Daniel Wiegand
Chief Executive 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

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

Lilium commercial leadership member alex asseily
Alexander Asseily
Vice Chairman
Alexander is a technology entrepreneur and early investor in Lilium. Over a period of two decades he has founded several successful technology companies. He holds a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.
Alexander Asseily
Vice Chairman
Roger Franks
Chief Legal Officer
Roger’s General Counsel experience includes advising publicly traded 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
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
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

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