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Dr. Wolfgang Schüssel

Former Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Austria

  • Year of birth: 1945
  • Place of birth: Vienna, Austria
  • Nationality: Austrian
  • Member since: 1 March 2010


  • Obtained a degree in economics and law at the University of Vienna
  • Obtained a doctorate


1975 - 1991

Secretary General of the Austrian Economic Association

1979 - 2011

Member of the Austrian National Council

1989 - 1995

Minister of Economics

1995 - 2007

Chairman of the Austrian People’s Party

1995 - 1999

Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister

2nd half of 1998

Chairman of the EU Council for General and Foreign Affairs

2000 - 2007

Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Austria

1st half of '06

Chairman of the EU Council

since 2008

President of the Foreign Policy and United Nations Association of Austria (UNA-AUSTRIA)

Membership in other mandatory supervisory committees


Membership in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory boards of commercial enterprises

  • Adenauer foundation (Chairman of the Board of Trustees)

Core competences

  • Utility sector - including international
  • Public sector - including EU and other countries
  • Managerial experience
  • Co-determination
  • Accounting, auditing and internal audit


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