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HERBERT ROHRMAIR-LEWIS

Herbert Rohrmair-Lewis is the founder and managing partner of 365 Sherpas Consulting GmbH in Vienna.

After spending many years in lobbying, he now advises companies on positioning their interests and concerns, and on initiating and sustaining open and transparent dialogue. His background in the creative industry often helps him to find new and unconventional approaches to achieving client objectives.

Herbert is a successful entrepreneur who launched his own communication agency in 2006, which entered into a partnership with the Zum goldenen Hirschen communication agency in Vienna at the end of 2016.

In the political arena he was able to establish an excellent reputation as a lobbyist. Between 2014 and 2016 he was federal chairman of the Junge Wirtschaft [Junior Chamber of Commerce] in Austria. In that function he was the mouthpiece for 120,000 young entrepreneurs in Austria and the Junge Wirtschaft’s 37,000 members. His biggest political achievements were the implementation of the GmbH Reform in 2014, the installation of the Crowdfunding Law in 2015 and the Startup Package in 2016. In 2016 he published a book entitled “Mut zu Spitze“ [Courage to Lead], in which he designs future scenarios and problem-solving approaches with leading Austrian figures in politics, business and education. In 2018 he was a guest author in the Hirschen Group publication “David Bowie, Saumagen, Apple und ich” [David Bowie, Stuffed Pig’s Stomach, Apple and I].

Herbert Rohrmair-Lewis began his career in 1997 at agencies such as DDB, Demner, Merlicek & Bergmann and Ogilvy & Mather. He gained his “matura” higher education entrance qualification at the Commercial High School and then attended Werbe Akademie, the leading institute of higher education in Austria for consultancy, copywriting and graphic design. During the initial years of his career he continued to expand his knowledge by attending courses on strategic planning, media planning, market research and public speaking. He speaks German and English, and describes himself as a passionate European.

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