Director General for Environment and Climate at the Federal Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism
Günter Liebel, born 1957, is Director General for Environment and Climate in the Austrian Federal Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism since 2006. He started his career as a landscape architect and moved to the Federal Government in 1985 to build up the Austrian Environmental Agency and worked there as Deputy General Manager. Since 1996 he worked in the ministry in various positions till now.
Günter Liebel was founding member of the Austrian Climate and Energy Fund and is holding the position as the Chair of the Executive Board of Austrian Environmental Agency. He is member of the University Council at the University College for Agrarian and Environmental Pedagogy.