Studies of Literature and Sociology at Vienna University. 1989-1991 Visiting Lecturer at Eötvös-Loránd-University, Budapest. As from 1994 Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection, Vienna, Austria, Department of Employment Policy: 1994 Division for Labour Market Training and Vocational Training. 1995: European Social Funds. 1996-2001: Deputy Head of Mission European Social Funds, Member of the ESF Committee, 2002-2005: European Employment Strategy Unit. As from 2006: Head of Staff Position Bilateral Cooperation in Labour Market Policy; as of 2011 Priority Area Coordinator (PAC) 9 “To Invest in People and Skills”within the European Strategy for the Danube Region, as of2015 Intermediate Body for Roma Empowerment within the European Social Funds.