Michael Edelsbrunner

Country Executive, Citibank Europe plc, Austria Branch

Member of the WVPU Advisory Board since 2011

Mag. Michael Edelsbrunner graduated from Karl-Franzens-University of Graz in 1992, with a Master’s degree in Economics and a specialization in banking and industrial economics. He began his career in the banking industry soon after with Sanpaolo Bank (Vienna, Austria) Aktiengesellschaft, working as a Relationship Manager in corporate banking until 1997.

In 1998, Michael joined Citibank International Limited Austria Branch, where he has made a career lasting 14 years. He started as a Relationship Manager in corporate banking, and was promoted to Vice President in 2001. In January of 2005, he served as Director/Holder of Commercial Procuration, a position which was later incorporated as Country Director seven months later. In August 2006, he served as the Senior Credit Officer until October 2007, when he became the Citi Country Officer, a position he has held since. While German is his mother tongue, Michael is also fluent in English and French.