Party affiliation: Socialist Party of Austria
Secretary, Union of Metal, Mining and Energy Industry Workers, 1972-1980 and Central Secretary, since 1980. Area leader, Sozialistische Partei Österreichs (Socialist Party of Austria), Vienna/Brigittenau. District councillor, 197383.
Chairman, Socialist Trade Unionists Group, Vienna/Brigittenau. Senior official. Chamber of Workers and Employees, Vienna. Member of Federal Council, 1983-1984.
Member of Nationalrat, for Vienna, since 1984. Vice-President, Austrian Trade Union Fed. Member of Board of Directors, Viennese Regional Medical Insurance Company.