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Wolfgang Waldner

Austrian Ambassador to the US, Austrian Embassy

Ambassador Wolfgang Waldner was born and raised in Villach, Austria. He started his career in the Federal Ministry for European & International Affairs in 1981. Previous to his appointment as Austrian Ambassador to the U.S., he served as State Secretary (Deputy Minister) for European & International Affairs from 2011-2012, in the regional government of Carinthia and as Director of the MuseumsQuartier in Vienna from 1999-2011. He also served two postings in the U.S. as Director of the Austrian Cultural Fora in Washington, D.C. and New York. Most recently, Ambassador Waldner served as Director General for Cultural Policy at the Foreign Ministry in Vienna.

(Last Updated Feb 2016)