Curriculum vitae


born in Linz

„Knowledge, opinion, faith, hope – they are all determined by information and information deficits.“

since 2017:

Founding President of IKIS and CEO of IICIIS

2013 – 2017:

Executive Secretary

  • of the Austrian Documentation Society ÖGDI
  • Director of Training

2009 – 2012:

Senior Project Manager in Standardization

  • at the Austrian Standards Institute
    Standardization in service industries
  • Secretary for CEN Technical Committees: projects concluded:
    1. CEN/TS 16118:2012 – Sheltered housing – Requirements for services for older people provided in a sheltered housing scheme
    2. EN 16224:2012 – Healthcare provision by chiropractors

2007 – 2009:

Project Manager in Quality Assurance

  • at AQA, the Austrian Quality Assurance Agency
    Evaluation of higher education institutions and their study and research programmes

1996 – 2005:

Research Information Manager

  • at the University of Agricultural Sciences, Vienna (BOKU Wien),
  • at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (WU Wien), and
  • at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW)


2nd Award of the Österreichisches Universitätenkuratorium for the project „Research Information System“ (a cooperation with BOKU Wien, WU Wien and University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna)

1994 – 1996:


  • for the newly founded Austrian Liberal Party

1989 – 1994:

Project and Teaching Assistant in Mineralogy & Petrology

  • at the Geotechnical Institute of the Federal Testing and Research Institute Arsenal/Vienna,
  • at the University of Mining and Metallurgy Leoben, Institute of Geosciences, and …
  • … Editorial Assistant of ‚Mineralogy & Petrology‘ (Springer)


  • Project Management (MSP),
  • Vocational study programme „Management“ at „Vienna University of Applied Sciences“ (FH Wien),
  • Vocational training for information professionals (ÖGDI and ÖNB),
  • Post-graduate study „Business Administration, Law and Economics“ at the Technical University Graz and the University Graz,
  • MSc and PhD studies at the University of Vienna, Faculty of Science (Earth Sciences) (with scholarships at the University of New Mexico, USA and Monash University, Melbourne, Australia)