Frank Leimbach studied Mechanical Engineering at the University Essen. From 2002 to 2004 he completed his course to a licensed Technical Expert with RWTÜV in Essen. From 2006 to 2016 Mr. Leimbach had been Division Manager of the DEKRA Technology Center and had been responsible thereby for the international type approval of new cars with the locations and facilities Crash Test Center in Neumünster and the Automobil Test Center with the test track at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz.
Since September 2016 Mr. Leimbach is head of the DEKRA e.V. Division “Concern representation Technical Affairs”. Since 2006 Mr. Leimbach is also Managing Director of the KTI in Lohfelden. Furthermore Mr. Leimbach is chair of the working group vFSS Advanced Forward-Looking Safety Systems, established 2009. For CITA Mr. Leimbach is Policy Expert Safety Systems since 2012 and he is in charge of the WG1 ”Safety Systems”. Since 2015 Mr. Leimbach is member of the AZT Scientific Advisory Council “Driver Assistance Systems”.