Management Board

As of January 1, 2019 Valerie Hackl and Axel Schwarz have assumed their positions as managing directors of Austro Control.

Valerie Hackl

Valerie Hackl until recently served as managing director for the ÖBB-Personenverkehr AG. She graduated in economics from Vienna University for Economics and Business and the University of British Columbia. She received her doctorate from the University of St. Gallen. At the beginning of her career she worked as consultant for Bain & Company.

Axel Schwarz

Axel Schwarz has a degree in Technical Physics and Law. He is certified flight instructor and examiner and holds an airline transport pilot license. Axel Schwarz has been an active IATA-IOSA auditor for many years and worked in the Austro Control licensing department from 2005 to 2008.