He has more than 15 years of global consulting experience in addition to 10 years of industry experience.
Steffen has held a variety of leadership positions in the automotive industry, having been in charge of several industrial projects at GM Europe, Toyota and Daimler in Europe, Nafta and Asia.
He has extensive experience in the automotive OEM, tier-1 and aircraft industries and is an expert in product and technology strategy, enterprise value strategy and operational business strategy.
Prior to joining Bain, he was part of the global Automotive practice of another international management consulting firm in Düsseldorf.
He earned his Master's degree in Business and Engineering from University of Applied Sciences Nürtingen/Stuttgart and completed the Lean Enterprise Fellowship Program at Toyota TMMC Academy.