Dr. LL.M. Martin LEDOLTER
Managing Director, ADA - Austrian Development Agency, Vienna
Martin Ledolter (born on October 22, 1972) is a legal expert who has spent most of his professional life in politics, notably serving as a senior political advisor to the Vice Chancellor and Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Cabinet of the Austrian Foreign Ministry in the areas of development cooperation, social and health affairs. Previous assignments included postings as Senior Political Officer in the Austrian Employees’ Association (ÖAAB), as Parliamentary Group Secretary of the Austrian People’s Party, and assignments with a number of law firms. Martin Ledolter regularly lectures in International Corporate Health Law for post-graduate students at the University of Applied Sciences IMC Krems, Austria, and is a regular guest lecturer at the Vietnam University of Commerce in Hanoi. In July 2013, Martin Ledolter was appointed as Managing Director of the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), the operational unit of the Austrian Development Cooperation. In this position he is responsible for the implementation of all bilateral programmes and projects of the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) in eleven partner countries in three continents.