Dr. Christian-Simon Ernst is a Principal with a passion for automotive engineering. He joined Roland Berger's Automotive team in 2016 and is nowadays a member of the industrials platform and the Advanced Technology Center (ATC).
He has extensive experience in large material cost optimization activities – often within transformation programs, as well as technology strategies in global automotive hubs such as South Korea, China, Europe and North America. His client base sits at multiple levels of the value chain, namely OEMs, suppliers and private equity players.
Christian holds a PhD in automotive engineering from RWTH Aachen University, concentrating on the life cycle analysis of electric vehicles. Before that, he gained diplomas both in mechanical engineering as well as business administration.