Degree in Law at the University of Salzburg, Austria
Degree in Export Business, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
CRO OF UNICREDIT BANK AUSTRIA
He started his career at various Austrian Trade Commission locations (1985-1989).
His banking career began at Girocredit (1989-1995). He then worked in trade finance at Creditanstalt (1995-1997), before moving to London as head of structured trade and project finance at Bank Austria (1997-2000).
At Bank Austria in Vienna he was, amongst others, head of strategic risk management (2001-2006, 2001-2003, simultaneously having responsibility for credit policies/processes at HypoVereinsbank, Munich).
He then worked in various management positions at UniCredit in Milan: as head of group credit operations, group divisional risk officer – Corporate (2006-2010), head of credit operations – Italy (2010-2012) and Chief Risk Officer Italy (2012).
In November 2012, he was appointed Chief Risk Officer at UniCredit Bank Austria AG.