National Bank of Austria

Brief History

Established in 1816, the National Bank of Austria operates under the provisions of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank Act 1984 (amended 2011). Since 1 January 1999, the national central bank has been an integral part of the Eurosystem, with no independent power to determine monetary policy


Harald Mahrer
Terms of appointment: term began on September 1, 2018.

Vice President

Barbara Kolm (Ms)
Terms of appointment: term began on September 1, 2018.


Robert Holzmann (Central Bank

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