Julia Thiele-Schürhoff

Member of the Supervisory Board since 2016, appointed until 2026.


Ms Thiele-Schürhoff was born in Germany in 1971 and studied law at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich. A fully qualified lawyer, she has occupied various roles within the Knorr-Bremse Group since 2002, working in departments such as Corporate Law, Sales & Marketing and Corporate Human Resources. Between 2008 and 2014, Ms Thiele-Schürhoff built up and managed the Group's Sustainability unit. She remains an advisory member of the CR Council for Corporate Sustainability to this day. Ms Thiele-Schürhoff also founded the non-profit association Knorr-Bremse Global Care e. V., which she has chaired since 2005. She has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG since 2016. She has also been a member of the Management Board of the Heinz Hermann Thiele Family Foundation since April 2023.