Michael Spindelegger Director General, International Center for Migration Policy Development - ICMPD

Michael Spindelegger has extensive experience in international relations through his work in the Federal Government of the Republic of Austria. From 2008 to 2013 he served as Minister of Foreign Affairs and from 2013 to 2014 as Minister of Finance. Additionally, he was the vice chancellor and leader of the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) from 2011 to 2014. In January 2016 he was appointed as the Director General of the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), and reappointed by the ICMPD Steering Group in December 2019 for another term of five years.