Max Kothbauer

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(economist, banker)
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Born30 March 1950
Vienna, Austria
Alma materVienna University of Technology, University of Vienna
Member ofBilderberg/Steering committee
Austrian economist and banker. Former Bilderberg Steering committee.

Max Kothbauer is an Austrian economist and banker, who since 2008 has been deputy central bank governor of the Austrian National Bank.[1] He was a member of the Bilderberg Steering committee.


He has a Master of Social and Economic Sciences from the University of Vienna in 1975.


Kothbauer has a background in both the banking industry and public administration, and has also previously worked at the National Bank of Austria. From 1976 to 1977 he worked at the Österreichische Länderbank, before going to the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry, and worked there until 1978. He then worked again at the Österreichische Länderbank until 1984, before working two more years at the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Industry. From 1986 to 1988 he worked at the Chancellery (Kanzleramt), as chief of staff to the Chancellor of Austria.

In the 1990s, he held leading positions in e.g. Wiener Städtische Wechselseitige Versicherungsanstalt, Creditanstalt-Bankverein and Österreichische Postsparkasse, before he in 2000 was first employed by the National Bank of Austria. Here he sat on the executive board until 2001. He was then a senior adviser at Booz Allen Hamilton until 2004, and a partner in Asset Allocation Alpha Vermögensanlagen Consulting from 2001 to 2005.

In 2006, he was employed at the central bank for the second time, again as a member of the executive board. In 2008, he was then appointed Deputy Central Bank Governor (Vizepräsident).

Since 2003, he has also been chairman of the board of the University of Vienna.

He is an Auditor at European Forum Alpbach.


Events Participated in

Bilderberg/19942 June 19945 June 1994Finland
The 42nd Bilderberg, in Helsinki.
Bilderberg/19958 June 199511 June 1995Greece
Nafsika Astir Palace Hotel
The 43rd Bilderberg. Held at the Burgenstock Hotel in Burgenstock, Switzerland.
Bilderberg/199630 May 19962 June 1996Canada
The 44th Bilderberg, held in Canada
Bilderberg/199712 June 199715 June 1997US
Lake Lanier
Georgia (State)
The 45th Bilderberg meeting
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