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Networking and Lobbying in the European Commission

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Alpbacher Hauptschule (Turnsaal)
Plenary / Panel
english language

Speakers

Secretary General, EuroCommerce
Director General, Taxation and the Customs Union, European Commission
Former Director-General, DG TAXUD - Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union, European Commission, Brussels
Leiter des Büros der Wirtschaftskammer Österreichs in der Ständigen Vertretung Österreichs bei der Europäischen Union Chair

M.B.A. Xavier DURIEU

Secretary General, EuroCommerce

1978-1979 Assistant Planning and Distribution, ESSOCHEM
1979-1984 Various positions, EUROCARD International
1984-1987 Assistant to the Director, DE KEYSER THORNTON GROUP
1987-1990 Director, DE KEYSER THORNTON GROUP
1992-2001 Various positions as General manager of Subsidiaries
since 1992 Visiting Professor ICHEC Brussels
since 2001 Secretary General, EUROCOMMERCE

MA Robert VERRUE

Director General, Taxation and the Customs Union, European Commission

1965-1968 Graduate School in Business Management, Lille, France
1968-1969 International Economics, College of Europe, Bruges
1970-1971 INSEAD Master in Business Administration, Fontainebleau
1971-1972 Assistant-Economics Department, INSEAD, Fontainebleau
1972-1973 Junior Financial Manager, SSIH, Switzerland
1973-1980 Junior Economist , European Commission
1981-1984 Assistant to Vice-President F.X. Ortoli, European Commission
1985-1988 Head of Unit "Monetary Policies Coordination", European Commission
1988-1993 Director, Directorate General Industrial Affairs and Internal Market, European Commission
1993-1995 Deputy Director General, Relations with Central European Countries and CIS Republics, European Commission
1996-2002 Director General - Information Society, European Commission
since 2002 Director General - Taxation & Customs Union, European Commission

Mag. Heinz ZOUREK

Former Director-General, DG TAXUD - Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union, European Commission, Brussels

 Studied Economics, University of Vienna
 Started his professional life in the Chamber of Labour in Vienna, where he became Director of the department for External Trade and European Integration
1990-1993 Director, Economic Policy Department, Confederation of Austrian Trade Unions, Vienna
1993-1995 Member of the College, EFTA Surveillance Authority
1995-2001 Deputy Director General, Directorate General for the Internal Market, European Commission, Brussels
2001-2005 Deputy Director-General, DG Enterprise and Industry, European Commission, Brussels
2005-2012 Director-General, DG Enterprise and Industry, European Commission, Brussels
2012-2016 Director-General, DG TAXUD - Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union, European Commission, Brussels
since 2016 Retired, Special Advisor for Commissioner Moscovici

Dr. Stefan PISTAUER

Leiter des Büros der Wirtschaftskammer Österreichs in der Ständigen Vertretung Österreichs bei der Europäischen Union

 Studium der Rechtswissenschaften an der Universität Salzburg
1975-1976 Trainee in der Wirtschaftskammer Österreich, Wien
1976-1979 Zugeteilter in der AHSt-Budapest, Ungarn
1979-1981 Zugeteilter in der AHSt-Khartoum, Sudan
1981-1984 Zugeteilter in der AHSt-Johannesburg, Republik Südafrika
1984-1991 Handelsdelegierter in der AHSt-Lagos, Nigeria
1991-1992 Außenwirtschaftsberater in der Wirtschaftskammer Österreich
1992-1996 Handelsdelegierter an der AHSt-Kuwait
1996-1998 Leiter des Referats EU-Drittstaaten Hilfsprogramm in der Wirtschaftskammer Österreich
seit 1998 Leiter des Büros der Wirtschaftskammer Österreichs in der Ständigen Vertretung bei der EU in Brüssel