Our Team

Chairman

Markus Gull

Markus Gull – the Story Dude – is an expert in both brand story and entertainment story. He offers decades of proven experience as a creative and strategist in marketing and advertising, and as an author for journalism, film, television and the stage. Markus Gull is founder and CEO of the Gull Company (Vienna, New York), inventor of the groundbreaking brand building tool HERO BRANDING® – Brands make Heroes and a sought-after speaker for key notes and workshops. He has been Chairman of the Julius Raab Foundation since June 2016.

Mag. Elisabeth Mayerhofer
Managing Director

Elisabeth Mayerhofer

Elisabeth Mayerhofer studied political science and law in Vienna. After initial professional experience in the energy sector in Austria and abroad, she joined the Austrian Economic Association (“Österreichischer Wirtschaftsbund”) in 2009 as personal adviser to the Secretary General. In 2012 she took over the management of the Rudolf Sallinger Fund and has also been Managing Director of the Julius Raab Foundation since 2015. Elisabeth Mayerhofer is mentor of the Female Founders Mentoring and jury member at Youth Start Austria.

Mag. Cordula Uhlir
Director

Cordula Uhlir

Cordula Uhlir studied business administration and information management after working for the advertising agency Prock und Zott in Salzburg. Following various professional positions in Parliament, at Sportunion Österreich and in sports marketing at A1, she moved to the Austrian Economic Association (“Österreichischer Wirtschaftsbund”) in 2009 and took over as Head of Communications in 2010 and additionally as Head of Finance in 2011. She has been Managing Director of the Julius Raab Foundation since October 2017.

Project manager

Carina Dirtl

Carina Dirtl was born in St. Pölten and studied business administration at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. After successfully completing her studies, she gained international work experience at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in the UNO City Vienna. Since July 2015 Ms Dirtl has been working as a project manager at the Julius Raab Foundation.

Project assistant

Felix Kamml

Felix Kamml studies business law and international business administration at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. After working for the Rudolf Sallinger Fonds, he joined the Julius Raab Foundation in October 2015 as a project assistant.

THE FOUNDATION BOARD

Markus Gull, Chairman of the Julius Raab Foundation

Dr. Ferdinand Maier, Vice Chairman of the Julius Raab Foundation, former Secretary General of the Austrian Raiffeisen Association

Ulrike Fiona Domany-Funtan, MBA, Vienna/Boston, MIT Sloan Area Representative EMEA and Management Board Member at Funke International Austria

Bettina Lorentschitsch, MSc MBA, CEO, Optimus Beteiligungs GmbH

Dr. Therese Niss, Member of the National Council, Federal Chairman of the Young Industry, MIBA Coating Group responsible for Finance/Controlling and Human Capital

Prof. Dr. Marion Pötz, Associate Professor, Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics, Copenhagen Business School

Werner Wutscher, MBA, Founder and CEO, New Venture Scouting

 

Credit: Anna Zemann

Wir verfolgen ein klares Ziel:
Wir wollen Österreich nach vorne bringen

Mit neuen Ideen, einer ehrlichen und
mutigen Politik und auf Basis zeitloser Werte.


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