The law graduate Mag. Anna Maria Hochhauser was secretary general of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber until July 2018. In this position, she has been responsible for export issues and the interests of domestic enterprises for many years and as a result, she is fully familiar with the needs of Austrian companies. For the native of Upper Austria, standards are a significant factor of competitiveness, especially for companies operating internationally.
Her strengths include openness, straightforwardness and respect for the views of others. Anna Maria Hochhauser inputs her experience and expertise into the supervisory boards of Wiener Städtische Versicherungsverein - Vermögensverwaltung and Energie AG Oberösterreich as well as the Presidents' Group of Austrian Standards. In addition, the mother of one daughter is active in local government as municipal councillor in her hometown.