Prof. Mag.a Hannah M. Lessing

Secretary General

Has been responsible for the administrative and organizational management of the

  • National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism since 1995
  • General Settlement Fund for Victims of National Socialism (May 2001 - April 2022)
  • Fund for the Restoration of the Jewish cemeteries in Austria since 2010.

Co-Head of the Austrian Delegation of the "International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance".

1988 Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (Mag.rer.soc.oec.), 2001/2002 Federal Administration Academy.

Participated in the negotiations on compensation topics conducted by Under-Secretary of State Stuart Eizenstat, member of the Austrian delegation headed by Ambassador Sucharipa for the Joint Statement signed in Washington in January 2001.

Has lectured extensively on the National Fund and the General Settlement Fund, as well as in connection with international commemoration activities regarding the Holocaust.

Secretary General Hannah M. Lessing
Prof. Mag.a Hannah M. Lessing