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Head of Finances
Gerhard studied commercial sciences at the economic University of Vienna with focus on the development of companies and organizations. After he accomplished his studies, he received a research fellowship to participate at working on a project of the University of Vienna. After the project has been successfully conducted, Gerhard operated in the area of financial accounting at a transport company and at a travel agency.
From 2001 on, he was fully responsible for the whole accounting at the research institute CURE – Center for Usability and Research Engineering as well as for integral financial concerns in fields of national and international research projects. Additionally, he successfully accomplished the ARS Bilanzbuchhalter Akademie between 2014 and 2016.
Since 2001 Gerhard has been responsible for all aspects of financial management at CURE and USECON and supports the executive management significantly in administrative and legal concerns. He’s been part of USECON up from the beginning for the fields of accounting, balancing, finance and controlling. Beyond, he’s a governmentally certified accountant.
SHOTPROS, 2019-2022: SHOTPROS is an EU funded research project that aims to improve the “decision – making and action process” of European police officers in stressful and high – risk situations enhanced by a virtual reality training program.
Privacy & Us, 2016 – 2019: The Privacy & Usability (Privacy & Us) EU Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network will fund 13 PhD studentships with a duration of 36 months.
LAW-TRAIN, 2015 – 2018: LAW-TRAIN is a project funded by the EU Commission, which is supposed to be used for intercultural Interrogation Trainings of European Security Authorities to fight international drug crime
Gensisys, 2014 – 2016:In the framework of the FFG funding program Femtech, a guideline has been developed in order to evaluate security critical workplaces in a method-based way concerning gender- and diversity-related aspects.
ECT, 2013 – 2016: Conception and Development of an Experience Crowd Sourcing Tool (Open Innovation)