Directorate General I and III

Christian Weissenburger
Head of the Executive Committee and International Affairs Directorate General and Interim Head of the Innovation and Technology Directorate General

Portrait Mag. Christian Weissenburger, Leiter der Sektion: Präsidium und internationale Angelegenheiten.
Christian Weissenburger, photo: BMK / Johannes Zinner

Assistant

Petra Gartner,
Phone: +43 (0) 1 71162-651001

Career

Since 29 January 2020: Head of Directorate General I/Coordination and
Interim Head of Directorate General III – Innovation and Technology
in the Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology (BMK)

  • 2003–2020: Head of Directorate General I/Coordination in the Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT)
  • 1999–2003: Head of Directorate General II/Infrastructure in the BMVIT
  • 1998–1999: Head of the Telecommunication Policy Division in the Federal Ministry for Science and Transport
  • 1997–1999: Federal Ministry for Science and Transport/Head of Office for the Federal Minister
  • 1995–1997: Federal Ministry of the Interior/Head of Office for the Federal Minister
  • 1990–1995: Federal Chancellery/Head of Office for the State Secretary for Civil Service
  • 1988–1990: Federal Chancellery/Legal Division
  • 1987–1988: Federal Chancellery/Personnel Division
  • 1985–1987: DDSG/Legal

Education

  • 1965–1969: Primary school in Vienna
  • 1969–1977: Liberal arts secondary school in Vienna’s third district
  • 1977–1985: Study of law; employed at Municipal Department 12 and a photography company
  • 1982: Military service
  • 1985: Court internship

Other information

2009: Gold Medal of Honour of the Province of Styria