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Areas of expertise

  • Automotive sector and -suppliers
  • Engineered products and machinery
  • Electrical and electronics industries


Lars-Peter Häfele is the Managing Director at INVERTO and heads our Munich office. He completed his studies in Ingolstadt and Denver. Since 2009, he has been advising primarily globally operating companies in the automotive, engineering, and process industries at INVERTO, where he implements cost optimization programs and develops a future-proof procurement function as part of comprehensive transformations or PMIs.

Expertise & Practice Area

His specialist skills include technical approaches such as value analysis, product redesigns, target costing as well as auctions. In particular, he advises companies that have an international production network and a complex global organizational structure. In addition, he supports companies during organizational realignment, such as post-merger integrations and restructurings. Increasing the resilience of the supply chain is also the focus of many of his projects. As a digital tools expert, Häfele helps customers implement and use advanced analytics and auctions.

Lars-Peter Häfele is responsible for the annual Raw Materials Study in partnership with the trade journal “Handelsblatt,” which presents key findings to our customers and other stakeholders about the strategic direction of raw materials management.

As the Practice Area Lead, Lars-Peter Häfele is responsible for INVERTO’s global industrial business. Together with his team of experts, he develops innovative solutions for INVERTO’s industrial goods clients in the areas of technical optimization, raw material management, supply resilience, and procurement digitization.

Personal life

Lars-Peter Häfele is married and enjoys pursuing his passion for mountain sports with his wife and two children year-round, engaging in activities such as mountaineering, skiing, and mountain biking.

Discover more publications

Focus papers

To achieve energy transition, the EU has launched a comprehensive package of legislation to ensure that companies succeed in the transformation to a climate-neutral economy.

White Paper

Download our latest raw materials White Paper for free.

Client Case

The joint project focused on balancing delivery shortfalls, higher price demands from suppliers and cost advantages.


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