Dr. Carsten Breitfeld
Global Chief Executive Officer (principal executive officer)
Dr. Carsten Breitfeld has served as FF’s Global Chief Executive Officer since September 2019. Dr. Breitfeld is a veteran in the automotive industry and had held various positions with BMW Group for approximately 20 years, including serving as its Group Vice President and Head of the i8 Vehicle Program, which gave birth to the i8 luxury plug-in hybrid model. From July 2016 to January 2019, Dr. Breitfeld was the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of BYTON, a Chinese electric vehicle startup with operations in multiple countries and cofounded by Dr. Breitfeld. Dr. Breitfeld received his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Hannover.