Party affiliation: Österreichische Volkspartei (ÖVP, Austrian People's Party)
Senior Foreign Service of the Federation Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1969, and Legation Cncllr since 1979. Head of the Office of the Federation Chairman of the Austrian Labour Federation, 1971-1977. District Chairman of the Austrian Labour Federation for Vienna/Wieden, since 1972.
Nationalrat member for Upper Austria, 1977-1979. Gen.-Sec., Deputy of the Austrian Labour Federation, and Head of the Political Office in the Federation Administration of the Austrian Labour Federation, 1979-1987. Security Spokesman of the Österreichisches Volkspartei (Austrian People's Party).
Member of Nationalrat for Rohrbach. Federal Official.