Gerd Götz

Director General European Aluminium

Dr Gerd Götz has been Director General of European Aluminium since 2013, after more than 20 years of experience in the electronics industry where he has held different managing roles in public affairs, corporate communications and brand management in Hamburg, Brussels and Amsterdam. He was most recently Vice President and Global Head of Public Affairs with Royal Philips. Gerd started his career in 1980 as a business editor of a by-weekly business magazine in Berlin, from 1985 to 1989 as its deputy editor in chief. A German national, he studied Business Administration and Economics at Berlin’s Free University and Université Paris-Dauphine.