René joined ASFINAG in 2004 as a project manager for intelligent transport systems, worked in the former Corporate Strategy department from 2005 to 2007, was Assistant to the Board until 2011 and headed the Corporate Strategy, International Affairs and Innovation department from 2012 to 2019. In addition to his domestic responsibilities, he also represented ASFINAG in Brussels from 2009 to 2013. From 2009 to 2011 he was delegated to the European Association of Motorway Concessionaires – ASECAP and thereafter established and managed ASFINAG’s Liaison Office in Brussels. Early in his career, René specialized in telecommunications and transport and he worked as project manager at Via Donau, where he was responsible for developing and managing EU funded projects in the field of intelligent transport systems.
Further, René is a member of the governing boards of ASECAP, a member of the Board of the IBTTA (International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association) Foundation since 2016 and will serve on the IBTTA Board of Directors as of January 2020.
René studied Urban Technologies at University of Applied Sciences “Technikum JOANNEUM“, Kapfenberg (Austria) and completed his Master of Business Administration (Global Executive MBA) at Vienna University of Economics and Business and Carlson School of Management (University of Minnesota) in 2015.