Born on 6 June 1943.
He studied Law and Economics in the Universities of Munich, Geneva, Paris, London, Mainz and Heidelberg.
Since 2017, he is the Chairman of the Advisory Board of Cortec GmbH, Germany, and since 2018, Prof. Dr. Mangold is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG.
Besides, Klaus Mangold is the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Rothschild GmbH in Frankfurt. He is also a member of Supervisory boards of Alstom S.A. in France.
From 2011 to 2018 he was the Chairman of Supervisory Board of TUI AG, Germany, as well as a member of other Supervisory boards in Germany, including Metro AG, Alstom AG, Continental AG.
From 2011 to 2017 he was a member of the global advisory council of Ernst & Young in the USA.
From 2000 to 2010, Prof. Dr. Mangold was the Chairman of the German Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations.
Since 2005 – the honorary consul of the Russian Federation in Baden-Wurttemberg.
In 2003 Klaus Mangold founded the IWB Company International Business Consulting in Stuttgart, Mangold Consulting GmbH.
On 25 June 2013 – elected as a Board Member of Baiterek NMH JSC (independent non-executive director) with the order of the Chairman of the Committee for State Property and Privatization E. Utepov #471 “On governing body of Baiterek NMH JSC”.
On 30 December 2013 – elected as a Board member of Baiterek NMH JSC (independent non-executive director) with the order of the First Vice-Minister for Investments and New Technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan A. Rau #464.
On 26 December 2016 - elected as a Board member of Baiterek NMH JSC (independent non-executive director) for 3 (three) years according to the order of the Minister for Investments and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan Zh. Kasymbek #877 “On the composition of the Board of Directors of Baiterek NMH JSC”