Chief Executive Officer (CEO) - Federal Agency for Reception and Support Services

Mag. Andreas Achrainer

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) - Federal Agency for Reception and Support Services

“The Federal Agency for Reception and Support Services looks after asylum seekers, refugees and other vulnerable aliens in need. In order for us to be able to counsel, assist and support our clients to the best of our abilities, it is important that all employees of BBU pull together and collaborate in a professional and transparent manner.”

Education

  • Master’s degree in Health Management at Danube University Krems
  • 10/1994 – 06/1998
    Law degree – University of Innsbruck (thesis: The basic right to conscientious objection)
  • 1994
    University entrance examination for law – University of Innsbruck

Professional career

  • Since 07/2022
    Head of the Department for Ukraine Refugee Coordination (Flüchtlingskoordinator), Federal Chancellery Austria
  • Since 12/2019
    CEO of the Federal Agency for Reception and Support Services (BBU GmbH)
  • 07/2017-31/01/2020
    Project leader/managing director, AMVS – Austrian Medicines Verification System GmbH (fully owned subsidiary of AMVO – Austrian Medicines Verification Organisation)
  • 09/2013-06/2017
    Managing director and administrative director, Hartmann Spital GmbH / Franziskus Spital GmbH, Vienna
  • 02/2012-09/2013
    Managing director; Diakoniewerk Gallneukirchen, Vienna region
  • 03/2010-01/2012
    Principle lawyer/Senior head of department for Legal Representation of Interests, ÖAMTC
  • 02/2002-01/2010
    Country managing director, Austrian Red Cross National Association for Lower Austria & Burgenland
  • 10/2005-03/2006
    Managing director/head of authority, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Civilian service agency
  • 01/2002-09/2005
    Managing director/head of authority, Zivildienstverwaltungs Ges.m.b.H (fully owned subsidiary of ÖRK)
  • 07/1999-01/2002
    City of Salzburg, Higher Administrative Service (solicitor), VB I/a, municipal office

 

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