NÖ-Landesrat für Wirtschaft und Technologie

Jochen Danninger

2021 Circle Speaker 2021

Since February 2020, Jochen Danninger has been a member of the provincial government of Lower Austria, in charge of economy, tourism and sports. Before, he was the Chief Financial Officer of “ecoplus. Niederösterreichs Wirtschaftsagentur GmbH”. A lawyer by education, he began his career as an assistant to Dr. Paul Rübig (Member of the European Parliament), then served as political advisor and office manager for several presidents of the National Council. In 2009, Jochen Danninger moved to the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs, where he held the position of Chief of Cabinet. In December 2013, Jochen Danninger was sworn in as State Secretary for Finance. From January 2015 onwards, he was responsible for sustainability and corporate social responsibility at the HYPO NOE Group, which is owned by the State of Lower Austria.