Thanks to over 20 years of experience working as a Director Innovation & Skills at Euratex and currently as Secretary General of the European Textile Technology Platform, he disposes of a rich knowledge and unparalleled network of contacts into the European textile innovation eco-system.
Lutz has successfully coordinated several large-scale EU collaborative research, innovation and networking projects and organised many large-scale European textile innovation events. He is the editor of several publications on textile research and innovation trends and is programme committee member of leading European textile research conferences.
Lutz is of German nationality and speaks fluently English and French. He holds degrees in Business Administration (Germany), Political Science (France) and an Executive MBA from Vlerick Business School in Belgium.