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Lobbying and Networking in the Field of Agriculture

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President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna
Head, Unit 2.2.: International Affairs, Permanent Representation in Brussels, DBV - Deutscher Bauernverband e.V., Brussels
Austrian Federal Minister for Sustainability and Tourism, Vienna
Minister, Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management, Vienna Chair

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Franz FISCHLER

President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

1978 Doctorate, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
1979-1984 Executive Assistant, Provincial Chamber of Agriculture of Tyrol, Innsbruck
1985-1989 Director, Provincial Chamber of Agriculture of Tyrol, Innsbruck
1989-1994 Austrian Federal Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Vienna
1995-2004 European Commissioner for Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries, Brussels
2005-2011 Chairman, Ecosocial Forum Europe, Vienna
2005-2015 Chairman, RISE-Foundation, Brussels
2014-2015 Chairman of the Steering Committee of the EU scientific programme for Expo Milano 2015
since 2012 President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna
since 2016 President, Board of Trustees to the Austrian Institute of Advanced Studies (IHS), Vienna

Willi KAMPMANN

Head, Unit 2.2.: International Affairs, Permanent Representation in Brussels, DBV - Deutscher Bauernverband e.V., Brussels

 Landwirtschaftliche Ausbildung und Studium der Agrarökonomie, Universität Bonn
1987-1999 Leiter des Milchreferates, Deutscher Bauernverband
seit 2000 Leiter des Referates 2.2: Internationale Beziehungen (Büro Brüssel), Deutscher Bauernverband

Elisabeth KÖSTINGER

Austrian Federal Minister for Sustainability and Tourism, Vienna

 Studied journalism, communication and applied cultural studies, University of Klagenfurt
2002-2006 Federal Head, Austrian Rural Youth Organisation
2003-2005 Delegate to the European Council of Young Farmers
2007-2012 Federal Chair, Austrian Young Farmers' Association
since 2009 Vice-Chair, Austrian Farmers' Federation
2014-2017 President, Eco Social Forum Europe
since 2015 Vice-Chair, Political Academy, ÖVP - Austrian People's Party
2015-2017 Federal Vice-Chair, Austrian People's Party
since 2017 Austrian Federal Minister for Sustainability and Tourism, Vienna

DI Andrä RUPPRECHTER

Minister, Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management, Vienna

1989-1997 Member, Cabinet of Austrian Federal Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry Franz Fischler, Wilhelm Molterer, Vienna
1993-1994 Member, Negotiation team on expert level for the agriculture chapter of the Austrian accession negotiations to the European Union
1995-2002 Head, EU-Coordination Unit, Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Vienna; Austrian Spokesman, SCA - Special Committee on Agriculture, Council of the European Union, Brussels
1998 President, SCA - Special Committee on Agriculture, Council of the European Union, Brussels
1998-2002 Deputy Director General, Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Vienna
2002-2007 Director General, Department Agriculture and Nutrition, Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, Vienna
2006 Head, National delegation, Council of Agriculture, Council of the European Union, Brussels
2007-2013 Director for Rural Development and Agriculture Finances, General Secretariat, Council of the European Union, Brussels
since 2013 Federal Minister for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management of the Republic of Austria, Vienna
since 2017 President, Union of European Federalists Austria, Vienna