Mag. Dr. iur. Matthias Wechner

Chief Executive Officer Austria, Switzerland and Lichtenstein

Member of the WVPU Advisory Board since 2011

Mag. Dr. iur. Matthias Wechner received his law degree from the University of Innsbruck and his PhD from the University of Vienna. After finishing his studies, he worked for several years in the Austrian court system including the Higher Regional Court and Administrative Court in Vienna. Dr. Wechner was also a Legal Advisor of the Minister in the Federal Ministry of National Defense and the Deputy Head of Cabinet for the Federal Ministry of the Interior. He joined G4S in 2008 as the Director of Marketing & Sales and became the CEO of G4S Secure Solutions AG in early 2011. In July 2018, he became the CEO of Austria, Switzerland and Lichtenstein for Trenkwalder.


Other current functions:

  • Member of the Board of Federation of Austrian Industries
  • Advisory Board Member of Sec Consult GmbH
  • Presidium Member of the Kuratorium “Sicheres Österreich”
  • Executive Member of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce
  • Spokesperson/Representative for the Federal Economic Chamber Vienna