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Prof. Dr. Manfred Matzka

Senior Expert Counsel bei LANSKY, GANZGER, GOETH, FRANKL + partner

Prof. Dr. Manfred Matzka

Function: Senior Expert Counsel at LANSKY, GANZGER, GOETH, FRANKL + partner
E-Mail: manfred.matzka@lansky.at
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Correspondence: German, English

Manfred Matzka, retired head of the Federal Chancellery, is Of Counsel at the international law firm LANSKY, GANZGER, GOETH, FRANKL + partner (LGP) and advises on public administration issues. From 1999 to 2016, he was the highest administrative official in the Chancellor's Office of Austria. Manfred Matzka was responsible for personnel, law, e-government, administrative reform projects, the coordination of the sections of the Federal Chancellery as well as for interdepartmental organization, but also for protocol and orders and the supervision of Statistics Austria. The doctor of law looks back on a long career in public service, which began in 1980 in the Constitutional Service of the Federal Chancellery and then continued in the Ministry of the Interior. He is currently Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bundestheater-Holding and Vice President of Austrian Standards. During the Bierlein government, he was personal advisor to the Federal Chancellor. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Law at the University of Vienna (Dr. iur.). 
Languages: German, English


  • Banking and finance
  • Constitutional law, administrative law
  • State-affiliated enterprises, public economy
  • Art law
  • EU law


  • 1970-1975 University of Vienna, law studies

Professional experience

  • Since 2015 Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bundestheater Holding GmbH
  • 2012 Vice President of Austrian Standards
  • 2010-2016 Vice President of the BVA
  • 2005-2015 intermistic head of the arts section
  • 2000-2015 deputy chairman of the Economic Council of Statistics Austria
  • 1999-2015 Presidential Head of the Federal Chancellery
  • 1993-1999 Head of the Passport, Aliens, Asylum and Border Control Section at the Ministry of the Interior
  • 1989-1993 Head of Cabinet of the BMI
  • 1987-1989 Legal Affairs Officer in the Office of the Federal Ministry of Health and Civil Service
  • 1980-1987 Refert, deputy head of department, head of unit for data protection, at the Constitutional Service of the Federal Chancellery
  • 1975-1980 University assistant at the Institute for Constitutional and Administrative Law at the University of Vienna



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