Jean-Luc Maté is currently the Vice President of Continental Engineering Services in France, a Business Unit regrouping all the engineering services specialized in the electrical vehicle development , the specials and niche vehicles. In 1978 he graduated in Microelectronics Engineering from the National Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble.
A year later he founded RENIX Automotive Electronic control module JV Renault / Bendix.
In 1988 he was appointed technical director for electronic systems at Siemens Bendix and then 3 years later Vice-President for E/E system and vehicle architecture engineering.
In 2001, Jean-Luc Maté joined Siemens VDO, first as Vice-President Interior Systems, then as Vice-President Strategic Marketing and Innovation Management for Body and Chassis and finally, in 2006, as Executive Vice President Strategy Technology and Innovation Management Western Europe.
Since 2007, Jean-Luc Maté has been the Chairman of EURIPIDES², a EUREKA cluster dedicated to Smart Electronics Systems.
In March 2011, he was nominated President of "Automotech" , the Automotive cluster of the French Region Midi Pyrenees.