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Richard Gaul

Richard Gaul am 13. September, Berlin | Foto: © 2016 Rottkay

* 24.6.1946


Since January 2007 Zehle-Gaul-Communications GmbH, Freelance Communications- and Investment Consultant, Berlin


2000 until 2016 BMW AG, Head of the Press and Public Relations Department

Also Head of Corporate Communications and Poltics and responsible for the Public Affairs departments in Berlin/Bonn, Brussels, London and Washington


1990 until 1999 BMW AG, Head of Press and Public Relations


1985 until 1989 BMW AG, Head of the Press Department, Munich

After his studies of economics and politics Richard Gaul worked as a journalist for 16 years, amongst others at Stuttgarter Zeitung, manager magazin and Die Zeit.


Other Functions:

  • Senior Counselor of the American Academy in Berlin
  • Member of the Senate of acatech – German Academy for Science and Engineering
  • Member of the Senate of the Global Economic Network
  • Member of the Advisory Board of Mediatenor, Zurich
  • Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the „Führungsakademie Mittelstand”
  • Honorary Chairman of the Board of Joblinge gAG, Berlin
  • Member of the Board of the Rundfunk Symphonieorchesters Berlin
  • Member of the Circle of Friends of young euro classic
  • Member of the Circle of Friends National Galery Berlin
  • Member of the Kaiser-Friedrich-Museums-Association
  • Member of the Circle of Friends of the National History Museum Berlin
  • DPRG-Member since 1997
  • Member of the Public Affairs Network Berlin
  • From 2008 until 2012 Chairman of the German Public Relations Association (DRPR)
  • Member of the Motor Press Club since 1979

Richard Gaul is married