Party affiliation: Österreichische Volkspartei (ÖVP, Austrian People's Party)
Sociopolitical consultant and Deputy Director. Styrian Farmers' Federation, 1969-1973. Director, Styrian Farmers’ Federation, since 1981.
Member of Nationalrat, for Steiermark, 1981 -. Vice-Chairman, Österreichisches Volkspartei (Austrian People's Party) Parliamentary Group. since 1986. Provincial office, Social Security Institute 1 for Agriculture and Forestry, Graz, 1959-1969.
Director, provincial office. Farmers’ Social Security Institute.