Christiane Pohn-Hufnagl, Chief Operations Officer

Christiane Pohn-Hufnagl joined the executive team of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) as Chief Operations Officer (COO) on 1 July 2020.

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As Chief Operations Officer, Christiane Pohn-Hufnagl provides administrative leadership at the institute and ensures that IIASA researchers are supported by an operational environment that facilitates the delivery of excellent research and science. 

Christiane Pohn-Hufnagl has a master’s degree in Law from the University of Graz, a master’s degree in Political Sciences from the University of Vienna, and a Diploma in Controlling. Before joining IIASA, she was the Chief of Staff and Head of General Services at the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) in Laxenburg, Austria. Previously she was a lecturer of European and Constitutional Law at the Officers Academy of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Defense in addition to heading the Unit of Work and Social Law within the Personnel Marketing Department. 

Together with the Director General and CEO Albert van Jaarsveld, and the Deputy Director for Science Leena Srivastava, Pohn-Hufnagl is part of the executive team responsible for leading IIASA over the coming years. 

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Last edited: 09 July 2020


Christiane Pohn-Hufnagl

Chief Operations Officer Directorate - COO Department

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Schlossplatz 1, A-2361 Laxenburg, Austria
Phone: (+43 2236) 807 0 Fax:(+43 2236) 71 313