Directorate General I

Christian Weissenburger
Head of Directorate General I – Executive Committee and International Affairs Directorate General

Advice

Kathrin Renz is currently the interim head of the department.

Assistant
Petra Gartner
Phone: +43 1 71162-651001
E-mail: petra.gartner@bmk.gv.at

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

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