Detlef, born in 960 learned boat building from scratch and studied naval architecture in Kiel/Germany.

With his degree as an engineer in Naval Architecture in 1988 he started work in several positions in German shipyards.

Since more than 25 years Detlef works with Lürssen in various positions.

Detlef was the head of the project department for more than a decade and in the recent past he lead the construction program for a large number of navel vessels.

He set up Lürssen’s affiliate in Singapore and acted as the technical director for several years.

Detlef currently covers the position of sales director in the company.

Detlef is married and is blessed with three grown-up children. Interests include biking, surfing, sailing, and golf.