The Austrian Ambassador

A heartfelt welcome to the home page of the Austrian Embassy

The position of the Ambassador is currently vacant. Counsellor Matthias Radosztics acts as Chargé d'Affaires (acting head of mission) until further notice.

Former Austrian Ambassadors to South Africa:

1955 – 1959 Wilhelm Görtz

1959 – 1962 Dr. Eduard Schiller

1964 – 1968 Dr. Adof Hobel

1968 – 1972 Dr. Paul Zedtwitz

1972 – 1975 Dr. Ernst Hessenberger

1975 – 1979 Dr. Arnold Möbius

1979 – 1983 Dr. Michael Fitz

1983 – 1986 Dr. Dkfm. Johann Plattner

1986 – 1990 Dr. Alexander Christiani

1990 – 1994 Dr. Arnold Möbius

1994 – 1999 Dr. Franz Palla

1999 – 2003 Dr. Kurt Spallinger

2003 – 2008 Dr. Helmut Freudenschuss

2008 - 2012 Dr. Otto Ditz

2013 - 2017 Mag. Brigitte Öppinger-Walchshofer