The Steering Committee

A Steering Committee was established for the Global Compact Network Austria in 2009. The members of the Steering Committee are representatives of participant organizations of the Austrian GC Network, and are elected for a two-year term.  The Steering Committee is a key decision-making body of the Global Compact Network Austria.

The current members of the Steering Committee are:

  • Category NGO
    Sonja Jöchtl (European Forum Alpbach Foundation, Managing Director)
  • Category Science and Education
    Karin Huber-Heim (University of Applied Sciences FH-bfi Vienna, Academic Programm Director)
  • Category Public Sector
    Gunter Schall (ADA, Head of Private Sector & Development)
  • Category SME
    Lisa de Pasqualin (Saint-Gobain Rigips Austria, Communication and Sustainability)
    Leo Hauska (Hauska & Partner, CEO)
  • Category Large Companies
    Eveline Balogh (OeKB – Oesterreichische Kontrollbank, Organisation, Construction, Environmental Issues and Security)
    Vera Budway (Erste Group, Group Diversity Manager)
    Michaela Burger ( D. Swarovski KG, Head of HR Wattens / Global HR Business Partner)
    Hans-Georg Rych (EVN, CSR Representative)
    Gabriela Straka (Brau Union Österreich, Head of Communications, PR and CSR)
  • Network Representative
    Daniela Knieling (respACT – austrian business council for sustainable development, CEO)
  • Projektleitung
    Carina Hauptmann (respACT – austrian business council for sustainable development, Project Management)
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