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Alpbach Hike: Panoramic Encounters – with Wilhelm Hemetsberger

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Meeting Point: Congress Centrum Alpbach
Plenary / Hike
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The European Forum Alpbach offers Financial Market Talks on the highest level – literally. At a short mountain hike, get to know three top managers from the investment

sector an the picturesque Alpbach mountain scenery at the same time.

Learn more from financier Johann Hansmann, Austria’s most influential business angel,

about his motivations to invest millions of Euros into local start-ups. Go on a hike with Adam Seitchik from the United Kingdom, Chief Investment Officer at Arjuna Capital, one of the largest sustainable investment funds of the world. He knows how to free portfolios from fossile energy in a lucrative way and why sustainable companies will be a step ahead in the economy of the future.

Join wholesale investor and former chairman of the board of Bank Austria, Wilhelm

Hemetsberger, to discover how his background in banking helps him to guide his investment clients through the complexities of the financial markets.

Speakers

Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Ithuba Capital AG, Vienna
Vice President, European Forum Alpbach; President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna
Managing Director, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna Chair

Mag. Wilhelm HEMETSBERGER

Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Ithuba Capital AG, Vienna

1979-1984 MA, Economics, University of Vienna
1984-1985 Postgraduate Studies, International Relations, Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Bologna
1985-1987 Postgraduate Studies, Economics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
1988-1990 Fund Manager, Sparinvest KAG, Vienna
1990-1994 Head of Equity Trading und Sales, GiroCredit und Bank der Sparkassen, Vienna
1994-1998 Head of Structured Derivatives Europe, Head of Structured Equity Derivatives in Emerging Markets, Citibank International plc, London
1998-2001 Chief Executive Officer, CA IB Investmentbank AG, Vienna
2001-2008 Member, Managing Board, Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG
2006-2008 Head of Global Markets, Member of Executive Committee, UniCredit Group, Markets & Investment Banking
since 2008 Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Ithuba Capital AG

Dipl.-Kfm. Dr. Claus J. RAIDL

Vice President, European Forum Alpbach; President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna

1970-1971 Senior assistant, Institute for Applied Social and Economic Research
1971-1974 Worked in banking and for a certified public accountant, provided consultancy services to the OECD on international tax law and multinational corporations
1974-1981 Österreichische Volksfürsorge Allgemeine Versicherung AG
1981-1982 Member of the Executive Board, Wiener Holding Ges.m.b.H.
1982-1986 Member of the Executive Board, ÖIAG (Österreichische Industrieverwaltungs AG)
1986-1988 Deputy Chairman and Senior Executive Vice President, VOEST-ALPINE AG
1988-1992 Deputy Chairman and Senior Executive Vice President, VOEST-ALPINE STAHL AG
1993-1994 Member of the Executive Board, AUSTRIAN INDUSTRIES AG
1991-2010 Chairman and CEO, BÖHLER-UDDEHOLM AG
2007-2010 Member of the Executive Board, voestalpine AG
since 2008 President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank
since 2012 Vice President, European Forum Alpbach

M.Sc. Philippe NARVAL

Managing Director, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

1994-1996 Scholarship holder/Student, Lester B. Pearson United World College, Victoria
1996-1997 National Service/Gedenkdienst, Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, Jerusalem
1997-1998 Community Service Coordinator, American International School, Cochabamba
1998-2003 BA, King's College, London
2000-2001 Exchange Year, Universidade de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte
2003-2004 Exhibition Coordinator, Künstlerhaus Wien
2004-2005 Programme Manager, Concordia, Chisinau
2005-2010 Programme Officer, Light for the World, Vienna
2010-2011 MSc, University of Oxford
since 2012 Managing Director, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

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