Sylvia Hofinger has a degree in International Business. She started in the Ministry of Economy in 1997.
She then became Head of Unit Sectoral Enterprise Policy – REACH, and Austrian representative in the Ad-hoc Working Party – in 2004.
Mrs. Hofinger worked in the Cabinet of Ministers of Economy (responsible for Enterprise and Energy Policy and Environmental Issues) from 2007 to 2011 and became Director General of the FCIO in July 2011.
She is a member of several governmental commissions and boards.