DDr. Gerbert Schwaighofer

DDr. Gerbert Schwaighofer was Head of Science and Art from 2013 to 2020. He studied social sciences, economics and law in Vienna, where he obtained his doctorate in 1978. This was followed by a postgraduate Master of Business Administration course at INSEAD, Fontainebleau, in France. After holding leading positions in the private sector, Schwaighofer worked for ten years as Commercial Director of the Linz State Theater and Bruckner Orchestra and then as Managing Director of Graz 2003 – European Capital of Culture. This was followed by ten years as Commercial Director of the Salzburg Festival.

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