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Dr. Reinhold Lopatka

AIES Project Manager


Dr. Reinhold Lopatka is Project Manager for the Austrian EU Presidency as well as EU Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy at the AIES.

Lopatka studied law and theology at Karl-Franzens-University in Graz, where he earned his PhD in 1982. He worked from 1983 – 1989 as an assistant professor (lecturer) at the Law Department of Karl-Franzens-University. Lopatka served in three ministries as State Secretary: within the Federal Chancellery (2007-2008), the Federal Ministry of Finance (2008-2012) and the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs (2012-2013). He is a MP and chairman of the European Committee and deputy chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Austrian National Council. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker appointed Lopatka in January 2018 as a member of the Task Force on Subsidiarity, Proportionality and "Doing Less More Efficiently".

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About us

The Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy / AIES is a private non-partisan research institute established in September 1996. The institute was founded by Austrian security experts as well as individuals involved in politics, economics and academia. As a research institute and think tank the AIES contributes to the enhancement of the knowledge and awareness of European and international policies and security issues in Austria.

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