Carl-Peter currently is the Chairman of Chemring plc. In addition he serves on the Boards of IMI Plc, Cosworth Ltd, London Taxi Company, Gordon Murray Design, Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd in Hong Kong, Volvo Cars Corporation in Sweden as well as The Mobility House, Zurich, a mobility energy management company. He is also co-founder of Lead Equities, a small cap private equity fund management company in Vienna, and previously served as a Non-Executive Director of Rolls Royce Group plc and Rexam plc.
Carl-Peter worked in the automotive industry for over 27 years. He was most recently Group CEO and Managing Director of Tata Motors, Mumbai including JaguarLandRover. Prior to this he served as President and CEO of General Motors Europe and held a number of senior management positions with BMW, where his last position was on the Management Board. He started his career in 1982, as a Consultant for McKinsey & Company in Munich.
He has a Diploma in Economics from Bonn University and a Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering from Technical University in Munich. He and his wife Didi live in London.