Andreas Postler is Head of Economics and Statistics at the GDA - Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie e.V. in Düsseldorf. He attended the Gerhard-Mercator-University of Duisburg and holds a
degree in economics. He completed his doctorate at the Mercator School of Management / University of Duisburg-Essen in 2010. Since 2007, he is responsible for economics, market analysis and
statistics at the GDA. He is member of the German Economic Association and publishes articles in national and international journals. He is an internationally recognized industrial expert and
member of various committees within acknowledged institutions, like the German Central Bank (Deutsche Bundesbank), the Federal Association of German Industry (BDI) and European Aluminium.