As the Head of Homologation and Technical Compliance of Koenigsegg Automotive AB, Kuthan Toydemir was appointed as President of ESCA as of 2021.
With 10 years of experience in automotive homologation, his main area of expertise is active and general safety.
Prior to joining Koenigsegg Automotive AB, he worked at Ford Motor Company from 2012 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2020, he worked at Daimler AG. He worked on various projects covering component, system and vehicle level homologation. He was also the President of GRRF (Braking and Running Gear), former subsidiary body to WP.29, for Turkish Ministry of Industry and Technology from 2014 to 2017.
Kuthan was born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Thermal Fluids Engineering in Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts, USA, in 2010.
He is married and has a 6 year old daughter.