The Central & Eastern European Forum 2016

Keynote

H.E. Hans Jorg Schelling

Minister of Finance

Government of the Republic of Austria


Hans Jorg Schelling has been Minister of Finance of the Republic of Austria since 1 September 2014. Before heading the Ministry of Finance, Mr Schelling served as chairman of the managing board of the Association of Austrian Social Security Institutions from 2009 to 2014. Among other roles he has also served as chairman of the supervisory board of the Austrian Social Security Pension Fund from 2013 to 2014 and as chairman of the supervisory board of Volksbanken AG from 2012 to 2014. Mr Schelling has extensive private sector experience. From 1992 to 2005 he served as managing director for XXXLutz (one of the major retail furniture companies in Austria) and from 2005 to 2008 as managing director for XLA GmbH. He was also a member of the supervisory board of XXXLutz from 2005 to 2011. Earlier in his career he worked as a University assistant in the Department of Trade, Sales and Marketing at the University of Linz. Mr Schelling graduated in business administration and earned a doctoral degree, both from the University of Linz.


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Tue 19 - Wed 20 Jan 2016

The Hilton Vienna, Vienna