Dr Gerd Götz, german national, has been Director General of European Aluminium since 2013. The association represents more than 80 members with 600 plants across 30 European countries from all parts of the aluminium value chain. Gerd joined European Aluminium after more than 20 years of experience in the electronics industry where he has held different managing roles. He is also a founding member of the European Association of Communications Directors.
He studied Business Administration and Economics at Berlin’s Free University and Université Paris-Dauphine, and earned his Ph.D. from Berlin’s Free University.