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Albrecht KONECNY

Member of the Bundesrat

Albrecht KONECNY, Austrian Member of the Bundesrat.

Background

KONECNY, Albrecht was born on September 20, 1942 in Vienna, Austria. Parents: Karl Konecny and Gertrude Konecny.

Education

Grammar school, matriculation 1960. Studied law.

Career

Active in Association of Socialist Secondary School students. Active in Association of Socialist Students. Pres, of Sozialistische Partei Österreichs (Socialist Party of Austria) Association, Young Generation, 1974-1980.

Mem.ofSPÖ Federal Party Executive, since 1974. District Vice-Chairman of Sozialistische Partei Österreichs (Socialist Party of Austria), Vienna/Wàhring. since 1980. Member of Nationalrat 1983-1986.

Sent to Bundesrat from Vienna Provincial Assembly, member of Bundesrat. since 1987. Senior secretary. Sozialistische Partei Österreichs (Socialist Party of Austria), since 1987. Member, Parliamentary Assembly/Council. since 1990.

Journalist; Editor, Socialist Correspondence. 1962-1970; press officer. Socialist Representatives’ and Federal Councillors’ Group, 1966-1970.

Employee and then Secretary General of Institute of Empirical Social Research (IFES), 197077. Employee, Sozialistische Partei Österreichs (Socialist Party of Austria) Central Office, 1977-1979. Publisher and manag, director.

Neuen Arbeiter Zeitung (newspaper), 1979-1986. Chief Editor, Zukunft, since 1986. Managing Director of Zukunft Publishing Company Ltd., since 1986.

Connections

Spouse Magister Elisabeth Konecny-Knell (née Knell), 1991. Children: Barbara, Jana, Martin.