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Financing Europe’s real economy

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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Vice President for Operational Policies, EBRD - European Bank of Reconstruction and Development, London
Director General, Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy, Vienna
Executive Director and Associate, Ortner Group, Vienna
Member of the Management Board and Chief Financial Officer, voestalpine AG, Linz
Former Chief Executive Officer, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Vienna
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG, Vienna
Managing Director, Macro-Consult; Former Member of the Management Board, Austrian Central Bank, Vienna

Jan FISCHER

Vice President for Operational Policies, EBRD - European Bank of Reconstruction and Development, London

Completed his Studies (Statistics and Econometrics), National Economics Faculty, University of Economics, Prague Completed his PhD, Prague School of Economics Appointed as Vice President, Federal Statistical Office Vice President, Czech Statistical Office Director, Production Department, Taylor Nelson Sofres Factum Company Head, Research Facilities, Faculty of Informatics and Statistics, Prague School of Economics President, Czech Statistical Office Prime Minister, Czech Republic
1974
 until 1990 Various functions, Federal Statistical Office
1985
1990
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2002-2003
2003-2009
2009-2010

Dr. Michael LOSCH

Director General, Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy, Vienna

EU- und Energie-Experte, Wirtschaftskammer Österreich, Wien Internationale Projektfinanzierung, ING Bank, Wien Europäische Kommission, Generaldirektion für Energie; zuständig für Umsetzung und Weiterentwicklung der EU-Elektrizitätsbinnenmarktrichtlinien, Brüssel Kabinettsmitglied von Kommissar Dr. Franz Fischler; zuständig für wirtschaftspolitische und wettbewerbsrechtliche Agenden, Brüssel
 Studium der Handelswissenschaften an der Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien und an französischen Partnerhochschulen (ESSCA, HEC)
 Doktorat mit Dissertation über wettbewerbsorientierte Regulierung der E-Wirtschaft
1993-1995
1996-1997
1997-1999
1999-2004

Dipl.Ing. Klaus ORTNER

Executive Director and Associate, Ortner Group, Vienna

Study visit to the USA Graduated as Dipl.-Ing. in Mechanical Engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute for Technology (ETH), Zurich Licensed as Consulting Engineer for mechanical engineering in Austria Joined Ortner Group Stockholder and CEO, Ortner GesmbH Started first export project followed by numerous projects in several Eastern Countries from Hungary to Kazakhstan Sole Stockholder and CEO, ORTNER Gruppe Member of the supervisory board, BTV - Bank für Tirol und Vorarlberg Acquired shares of PORR AG and increased interest to about 30% by 2005 Acquired Bacon GmbH in a 50:50 joint venture with Siemens Bacon is rebranded Siemens Bacon after incorporation of Siemens ES into Bacon Chairman of the supervisory board, PORR AG Acquired TKT Engineering Sp.z o.o. in Poland
1964
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 Current positions:
 CEO, Ortner Gruppe (rev 500 m)
 Chairman of the supervisory board, ELIN
 Chairman of the supervisory board, PORR AG (rev 3 bn)
 Chairman, Association for Central Heating and Ventilation, since 1987

Mag. Dipl.-Ing. MBA Robert OTTEL

Member of the Management Board and Chief Financial Officer, voestalpine AG, Linz

Studium des Allgemeinen Maschinenbaus an der Technischen Universität Wien (Dipl.-Ing.) Studium der Betriebswirtschaftslehre an der Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (Mag.rer.soc.oec.) Postgraduate: International Management, Control and Reporting an der LIMAK General Management Executive MBA Program an der LIMAK (MBA) Leitung Finanz, Personal, Einkauf, Logistik, Metall- u. Kunststoffwaren Erzeugungsg.m.b.H.; Eintritt in die VOEST-ALPINE STAHL AG Mitglied der Geschäftsführung (CFO), voestalpine Division Automotive Mitglied des Vorstandes (COO), Polynorm N.V. Niederlande Stv. Mitglied des Vorstandes, Division Automotive, voestalpine AG
1985-1991
1985-1994
2001-2002
2004-2005
1993-1996
1997
2001-2004
2003-2005
2004-2005

Mag. Dr. Karl SEVELDA

Former Chief Executive Officer, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Vienna

Master's degree in Economics, University of Economics,Vienna Independent Research Work for the Federal Ministry for Science and Research Doctor's degree Creditanstalt-Bankverein, Corporate Finance and Export Finance Secretary to the Federal Minister for Trade and Industry Creditanstalt-Bankverein London and New York Head of Export Finance Department, Creditanstalt-Bankverein Deputy Head of Corporate Finance Division, Creditanstalt-Bankverein Head of Corporate Finance Division, Creditanstalt-Bankverein Head of Multinational Corporates Division, Creditanstalt-Bankverein Head of Corporate Banking Division (in addition to a.m. responsibility), Creditanstalt-Bankverein Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich AG: Member of the Board of Managing Directors, in charge of Corporate Customers and Corporate, Trade and Export Finance worldwide Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Raiffeisen Bank International AG
1968-1973
1973-1976
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1988-1989
1989-1993
1993-1997
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1998-2010
2010-2013

Dr. Thomas UHER

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG, Vienna

Study of Law and Ph.D., University of Vienna, Assistant, Institute of Constitutional and Administrative Law, University of Vienna Executive Board Office, Creditanstalt Bankverein, Vienna Department International Business Support Creditanstalt a.s., Prague Member of the Management Board, Creditanstalt a.s., Bratislava Member of the Management Board, Österreichische Bundesforste AG, Vienna Member of the Management Board, Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG, Vienna Member of the Management Board, Board Spokesman, Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG; Vienna
1983-1989
1988-1989
1989-1990
1991-1993
1994-1997
1997-2007
2007-2010
2010-2014

Mag. Dr. Josef CHRISTL

Managing Director, Macro-Consult; Former Member of the Management Board, Austrian Central Bank, Vienna

Chief Economist, Creditanstalt Member, Cabinet of the Minister of Finance Member, Board of Oesterreichische Nationalbank
1993-2001
2001-2003
2003-2008
 Since 2009 Vice-Chairman, OeBFA - Board of the Austrian Federal Financing Agency