The news of the unexpected death of Mariella Schurz, Secretary General of the B&C Private Foundation, has deeply saddened the European Forum Alpbach team.
With tireless dedication, professionalism and responsibility, she and her team were committed to promoting business and research. As a Council Member of the European Forum Alpbach, she has always supported and promoted the organisation through her commitment over the years.
"With Mariella Schurz, the European Forum Alpbach has lost a long-time companion. Her tireless commitment, her enthusiasm and her courage were always enriching for our cooperation," explains EFA-President Andreas Treichl.
Mariella Schurz had been working at the B&C Private Foundation as General Secretary since 2017 and was in charge of the strategic development of the funding activities. She has contributed significantly to the development of the partner network and the professionalisation of the B&C Private Foundation's funding activities.
The European Forum Alpbach will keep Mariella Schurz in honourable memory.
Our sincere condolences go to her family.