Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Mr. Wiegand has served as our Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of our board since September 2021 and previously served as a member of the Lilium GmbH board from February 2015. Mr. Wiegand is the Lilium co-founder and also served as Lilium GmbH’s Chief Executive Officer from February 2015. Mr. Wiegand holds a degree in Aerospace Engineering from Technische Universität München. 
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Richardson has served as our Chief Financial Officer since September 2021 and previously served as Lilium GmbH’s Chief Financial Officer from November 2020. Prior to joining Lilium, Mr. Richardson held a number of positions at Cruise LLC, a self-driving car service company, including Senior Advisor from May 2020 to November 2020 and Chief Financial Officer from September 2017 to May 2020. Prior to Cruise, Mr. Richardson served as Chief Financial Officer of Kinestral Technologies, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of glass products, from April 2014 to September 2017. Prior to Kinestral, Mr. Richardson served as Vice President at Goldman Sachs, a leading global investment banking, securities, and investment management firm, from 2010 to 2014. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Mr. Richardson served as Executive Director at Morgan Stanley, a leading American multinational investment bank and financial services company from 2007 to 2010. Mr. Richardson holds a J.D. from Tulane University.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Chief Quality Officer
Lionel has 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.
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.