Ilkin Karakaya
General Counsel
Siemens Energy
A proven General Counsel with international experience across various industries and business models and a strong entrepreneurial approach. He has a distinctly positive attitude to life as a person and manager. His high level of commercial acumen, his broad legal expertise and a strong focus on performance and solutions make him a true business partner and trusted ad visor. As an authentic and caring person, he possesses demonstrable modern leadership and transformational skills which he applies effectively to futureproof organizations and the people within them.

– 10/2022 to present
SIEMENS ENERGY AG, BERLIN
Group General Counsel

– 01/2021 to 09/2022
TETRA PAK INTERNATIONAL SA, LAUSANNE
Member of Group Executive Management Team & Group General Counsel

– 10/2014 — 12/2020
KNORR‐BREMSE AG, MUNICH
Group General Counsel

– 01/2008 — 09/2014
BENTELER AG, PADERBORN

06/2010 — 09/2014
Group General Counsel & Labor Director
01/2008 — 05/2010
Senior Legal Counsel, Mergers & Acquisitions and Legal Supply Chain Management (Automotive)

– 07/2007 — 12/2007
BERTELSMANN GROUP
Senior Legal Counsel

– 07/2005 — 06/2007
LUTHER RECHTSANWALTSGESELLSCHAFT MBH
Senior Associate, Corporate

– 06/2002 — 06/2005
KPMG, BIELEFELD & LONDON