Advisory board

The Advisory Board makes recommendations for the strategic orientation of the Austrian Chinese Business Association. It supports the dialogue between the politics and other relevant interest organisations. The Advisory Board members, appointed by the Board of Directors, are representatives of the business, politics and science, with the special focus on promoting the economic and trade relationship between China and Austria.

President of the Advisory Board

Mag. Christian Kern

Mag. Christian Kern

Former Federal Chancellor


Vice President of the Advisory Board

Dr. Peter Kaiser

Dr. Peter Kaiser

Governor of Carinthia

Members of the Advisory Board (in alphabetical order)

Dr. Brigitte Bierlein

Federal Chancellor,  Republic of Austria

Dr. Ivo Greiter


Hans Harrer 

Chairman of the Senate of the Economy (Senat der Wirtschaft)

Dr. Günther Horvath

President of Vienna International Arbitration

Dr. Robert Jakob

Board Director, Metro Cash & Carry

Mag. Julian Jäger

Chairman of the Board, Vienna Airport 

MMag. Klaus Luger

Mayor of Linz

Ing. Mag. (FH) Andreas Matthä

Chairman of the Board, Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB)

Dr. Christoph Matznetter

Vice President, Federal Economic Chamber (WKO)

Ronald Schranz

Office Head of Vienna, Partner, Brunswick Group

DDr. Elisabeth Stampfl-Blaha

Managing Director, Austrian Standards

Dkfm. Mag. Dr. Paul Tanos

P. Tanos Consulting

Prof. Dr. Susanne Weigelin-Schwiedrzik 

Dean, Faculty of Philological Cultural Studies, University of Vienna

Dr. Peter Wittmann

Member of Parliament

Ernst Woller

First President of the Vienna Landtag