Peter F. Tropschuh obtained his PhD in engineering at the Munich Technical University, where he was also an assistant lecturer (1983-1988). In 1988 he joined Audi, where his appointments have included senior supervisor of Interior Engineering and Body Testing, Head of Vehicle Concepts, and Head of Development Management. He has also been general secretary of AUDI AG. Prof. Tropschuh has been the Head of AutoUni at Volkswagen Group (2006-2012). From 2011 until October 2020 he has been the Head of Corporate Responsibility at Audi Group.
Prof. Tropschuh is a lecturer at the Munich Technical University since 2007 and among other memberships and honorary appointments, he is an honorary senator of Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME). In 2015 he was appointed Honorary Professor of the Munich Technical University.