Leadership / Design & Engineering

Has a passion for design and is one of Europe’s top car designers and when at Fiat was responsible for the Fiat 500.

A relative of Wolfgang Porsche, Chris graduated from Art Center Europe in Switzerland and began his career at Volkswagen in 1993. moving to Audi where he was in charge of Advance Design. In 1999 he joined Nissan and worked in various roles, including studio chief designer and member of the Global Nissan Design Strategy. He worked on the 2001 CrossBow, 2002 Micra C+C, 2003 Evalia and 2004 Nissan Qashqai concept cars. He later joined the Fiat Group and became the head of the Turin based carmaker’s Styling Center in January 2005. He was appointed to the Design Director position at Alfa Romeo in 2007.