Luc Donckerwolke is a Belgian citizen and was born on 19 June 1965 in Lima, Peru.

He attended school in various South American and African countries before going on to study Industrial Engineering in Brussels and Transportation Design in Vevey, Switzerland.

In 1990 he began his career as a designer at Peugeot in France. Two years later he moved to Ingolstadt to Audi Design. From 1994 to 1996 he worked at the Skoda Design Center Mlada Boleslav in the Czech Republic. In 1996 he returned to Audi and was responsible for concept development at Audi Design for a year in Munich and a year in Ingolstadt.

Since 1998 Luc Donckerwolke has been working for Lamborghini in Sant´Agata, Italy, and has been Head of Design there since March 2003.

Cars which bear his signature include the Audi A4 Avant, the Audi R8 Le Mans, the Skoda Octavia, the Skoda Fabia and the Lamborghini Gallardo.

Luc Donckerwolke has received many awards for his work, the latest being the “Red Dot Award” in 2003 for his Lamborghini models Gallardo and Murciélago.

His hobbies include motor racing, old cars, foreign cultures and learning languages. He speaks Italian, French, Spanish, English, German, Flemish and Swahili.