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Federal Minister Johannes Rauch

On 8 March 2022, Johannes Rauch was sworn in as Federal Minister of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection by the Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen. 

Portraitfoto Bundesminister Johannes Rauch
Portrait photo of Federal Minister Johannes Rauch. photo: © Darko Todorovic

Short biography

Political career

since March 2022 Federal Minister of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection
October 2014 to March 2022 Member of the Provincial Government of Vorarlberg
2004 - 2014 Chairperson of the parliamentary group of the Green Party in the Provincial Parliament
2000 - 2014 Member of the Provincial Parliament of Vorarlberg
since 1997 Spokesperson of  the executive committee of the Green Party in Vorarlberg
1990 - 1996 Responsible for environmental affairs in the town council of Rankweil in Vorarlberg
since 1985 Involvement with the Green Party

Professional experience

1997 - 2004 Employment Initiative for the district of Feldkirch  (ABF)
1986 - 1997 Social worker in the fields of social psychiatry, support for the unemployed and debt advice
1981 - 1985 Active in the Roman Catholic Parish of Rankweil
1976 - 1980 Bank employee, Volksbank Rankweil

Education and training

1983 - 1987 Academy for Social Work, Bregenz
Qualified social worker
1980 Alternative civilian service with the Red Cross
1973 - 1976 Commercial college, Feldkirch
1969 - 1973 Secondary school, Rankweil
1965 - 1969 Primary school, Rankweil

Download the curriculum vitae

Download the curriculum vitae of Federal Minister Johannes Rauch as a PDF file:
CV Johannes Rauch (PDF, 82 KB)

Poritrait photos of Federal Minister Johannes Rauch are available for download on the Federal Ministry's flickr-account.

Last update: 16 March 2022