Current positions and membership:
Independent Member of PJSC LUKOIL Board of Directors
Member of the HR & Compensation Committee of PJSC LUKOIL Board of Directors
President of the Foreign Policy and United Nations Association of Austria (UNA-Austria)
Member of the Supervisory Board of RWE AG
Member of the Board of Directors of MTS PJSC
Year of birth: 1945
Higher Education Degree in Economics and Law and a doctorate from the University of Vienna.
1995 – 1999 — Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Austria.
1989 – 1995 — Austrian Federal Minister of Economic Affairs.
1979 – 2011 — Member of Austrian National Council.
1995 – 2007 — Chairman of the Austrian People's Party.
2000 – 2007 — Federal Chancellor of Austria.
2007 – December 2016 — Member of the Board of Trustees of Bertelsmann Foundation.
Since 2015 — Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.