Speakers Bios & Abstracts

Platzhalter Speakers
Petra Pointinger

Executive Director Human Resources, Head of HR Austria,
Raiffeisen Bank International


Petra graduated with a Master’s degree in Economics at the Vienna University of Economics, specialising in Human Resources Management. Her professional experience was gained starting in 1998 in various roles as Finance / HR Support, HR Specialist, Human Resources Manager.  From 2004 – 2007, she worked as Human Resources Manager at Raiffeisen International Bank-Holding AG (RI) before it was merged into Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI). In this role she was responsible for, amongst other things, the HR Management of RI as well as the management and support of group-wide projects.  From 2007 to 2010 Petra took on the role of Vice President Human Resources, covering strategic and operational HR-management at the Austrian HO for RI and Raiffeisen Leasing International (RLI). With the merger in 2010, Petra’s new responsibilities as Head of HR Austria include covering all HR activities of RBI and several other affiliates, with a sum total of approximately 2.500 employees. Petra has managed both growth and downsizing projects and has  comprehensive experience with reorganisations and change processes.