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Erhard Busek, was born and raised in Vienna, Austria, began his professional career as a legal advisor to the association of parliamentarians of the Austrian People’s Party.

In his long and successful political career, Busek held many important administrative positions, like, Secretary-General of the Austrian Federation for Trade and Commerce, Secretary-General of the Austrian People’s Party, Deputy-Mayor of Vienna, Minister of Science and Research, Minister of Education, Vice Chancellor of Austria, Special Representative of the Austrian Government for the Enlargement of the European Union, Special Coordinator of the Stability Pact for Southeastern Europe and, until recently, the President of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra. 

Currently, Busek holds among other positions: Special Coordinator of the “Southeast European Cooperative Initiative” (SECI), Chairman of the “Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe” (IDM), President of the “Vienna Economic Forum” (VEF), and Jean Monnet Professor ad personam.