Languages:

  • German
  • English
  • French

Education:

  • University of Innsbruck Master of Social and Economic Sciences (Mag.rer.soc.oec.) (Master of Social and Economic Sciences) in 1974 Doctor of laws (Dr. iur.) in 1980
  • Auditing assistant at Höllwarth & Höllwarth
  • Research assistant at the Department of Accounting, Auditing and Taxation, University of Innsbruck from 1978 to 1980
  • Legal clerkship at Innsbruck Regional Court and Innsbruck District Court in 1980
  • Legal practice with the law firm Pestalozzi & Gmür, Zurich, Switzerland in 1985
  • Legal practice with the law firm Schürmann & Partner, Frankfurt, Germany in 1985

Teaching and Lecturing:

  • Lecturer at the University of Innsbruck, Faculty of Law (Contract Law, Choice of Legal Form and Company Analysis), Faculty of Technical Sciences (Construction Law)
  • Lecturer of the course of studies for “Economics and Business Management”, “Business Management and Law”, “Non-profit Social and Healthcare Management”, “Corporate Management in the Tourism and Recreation Industry”, “Management, Communication and IT”, “Legal Dimensions of Entrepreneurship Industrial Engineering” at the Management Center Innsbruck (MCI, www.mci.edu)
  • Lecturer of the course of studies for Economics and Business Management at the University of applied Sciences Kufstein (www.fhs-kufstein.at)
  • Lecturer for management advanced training courses
  • Lecturer at the Institute for Economic Promotion of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (Wifi), course of studies “Concession Examination in Cross-border Freight Traffic”
  • Lecturer at the Lawyers Academy, Vienna (Anwaltsakademie Ges.mbH)
  • Lecturer at Lundbeck Austria GmbH (Medical Law)

Supervisory Boards and Other Committees:

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Innsbrucker Immobilien GmbH & Co KG
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Reutte Holding AG Beteiligungsgesellschaft
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Sanatorium Kettenbrücke der Barmherzigen Schwestern GmbH
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of the Tiroler Landesmuseen Betriebs GmbH
  • Head of the Teaching Board of the MCI Fachhochschule GmbH
  • Chairman or, respectively, member of various company advisory boards

Awards

Award of the title “University of Applied Science Professor” in 2003
Award of the title “University Professor” in 2003

Distinctions

Award of the German Trade Journal (deutsche Handelsblatt) and Best Laywers in the “Best Lawyers Ranking Austria” as Best Lawyer 2019
Award of the German Trade Journal (deutsche Handelsblatt) and Best Laywers in the “Best Lawyers Ranking Austria” as Best Lawyer 2020