Positioned to be a global leader in air mobility

2015

year
established

600+

total company
employees

50+

nationalities
from 4 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 Manufacturing Officer Dirk Gebser
Dirk Gebser
Chief Manufacturing Officer
Dirk has over 30 years’ experience in aerospace manufacturing, most recently VP Industrial at Airbus where he led the assembly of the A380 and A320 aircraft. Prior to that he was also Director of Manufacturing Engineering at Rolls-Royce.
Dirk Gebser
Chief Manufacturing 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
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
Lilium Chief Quality Officer Lionel Wallace
Lionel Wallace
Chief Quality Officer
With nearly four decades of experience in the aviation industry, Lionel has worked in quality, airworthiness and certification positions for a range of blue-chip industry companies including BAE Systems and Raytheon.
Lionel Wallace
Chief Quality Officer
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 Program 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 Program Officer

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

Lilium commercial leadership member alex asseily
Alexander Asseily
Chief Strategy Officer
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
Chief Strategy Officer
Lilium chief marketing officer jessica bryndza
Jessica Bryndza
Chief Marketing Officer
Jessica has over two decades of B2B and B2C experience, she has helped redefine the way both startup and Fortune 500 companies like American Express, Google, Uber, Eventbrite, and Softbank develop brand marketing strategies and global campaigns.
Jessica Bryndza
Chief Marketing Officer
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
Lilium head of people anja maassen van den brink
Anja Maassen van den Brink
Chief People Officer
Anja has over two decades of experience in defining people and culture strategies for a range of leading retail companies. Most recently she led the people function during the merger of Vodafone and Ziggo in the Netherlands.
Anja Maassen van den Brink
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
Lilium board member tom enders

CEO Airbus SE 2012-2019
CEO Airbus Commercial
Aircraft Division 2007-2012

Frank Thelen
Lilium board member frank thelen

CEO and
Founding Partner
Freigeist Capital

David Wallerstein
Lilium board member david wallerstein

Chief eXploration Officer
Tencent
Naspers from 1999

Daniel Wiegand
Lilium board member and CEO Daniel Wiegand

CEO and co-founder
Lilium

Niklas Zennström
Lilium board member niklas zennstrom

Founder of Skype
Founding Partner
Atomico

Investors