Harald Pöttinger, born in 1960, studied Business Administration and Law. Subsequently, he completed a PhD in Law in Innsbruck. Mr. Pöttinger started his professional career as Head of Functional Audit in the Vorarlberger Landes- und Hypothekenbank AG.
From here, he gained experience in a wide variety offunctions, namely key-account management, restructuring, sales control and risk management. In 1997, Dr Pottinger was promoted to Head of Corporate Clients. One year later, set up the risk-capital agenda of the Vorarlberger Hypo Bank and established Alpine Equity® as market leading equity provider to small and medium enterprises in the German speaking region..