Richard Kaan - MSc. MA. Ing. Expertise and Elan

  • Since 2016 I am an author, lecturer and keynote speaker, with my main focus being on the “Generation Plus” and vintage cars.
  • From 2002 to 2009 I did two Master’s degrees at the Danube University Krems, journalism and integrated communication.
  • In 1997 I became an expert witness for historic vehicles, started accompanying restoration works and giving expert’s reports.
  • In 1981 I founded my own company in the automobile sector with the main emphasis on the restoration of vintage cars.
  • From 1979 to 1981 I worked as engineer at Steyr-Daimler-Puch, today Magna Steyr Graz, and was involved in the construction of the Mercedes G model.
  • From 1977 to 1979 I worked as mechanic and later on as driving instructor at the Jim Russel Racing School on today’s Red Bull Ring.
  • From 1976 to 1979 I studied mechanical engineering in college.
  • From 1972 to 1975 I studied law at the Karl Franzens University Graz.
  • In 1972 I graduated from high school.
  • In 1954 I was born to a lawyer, my father, and a fine artist, my mother, in Salzburg. I am married and have two children.