Senior Vice President External Affairs, ZF Group
Kai Lücke was born in Hamburg. He studied economics, politics and law in London (LSE and King`s College), Paris (Institut d’Etudes Politiques) and Bruges (College of Europe). After his studies, Kai Lücke worked at the EU office of DaimlerChrysler and subsequently at the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA). From 2008, he worked at Robert Bosch GmbH, including as head of the EU office. From 2016 to 2018, he was responsible for external affairs at automotive supplier Mahle.
Since 2018, Kai Lücke has been working at ZF, a leading automotive supplier and technology company with around 150,000 employees worldwide, where he is responsible for global external affairs as Senior Vice President.
In addition to his regular work, he has taught European economic integration at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris for more than 10 years and taught other courses on advocacy, including at Imperial College Business School in London.