Volker took his position as Austrian Trade Commissioner to the US in January 2021. He graduated with a Masters in Economics & Business Administration and holds a Bachelor’s in Tourism Management. In prior positions he served as advisor and link to the President’s office with the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, in Vienna/AUSTRIA. He served as Austrian Trade Commissioner to Singapore and Denmark after other postings in New York, Hong Kong, South China and Iran. His expertise earned him the position of visiting professor at the Department for International Management at the Austrian business school FH Joanneum in Graz.