Dr. Christof ZernattoLegal department

areas of expertise
  • Tax consultant
  • Expert on economic relations
  • Marketing and sales manager
  • Law, University of Graz

Christof Zernatto attended the Volksschule in Villach and the Humanist Gymnasium in Klagenfurt, where he was a student in 1967. He then studied law at the University of Graz with a doctorate to Dr. iur. In the year 1973.

former Landeshauptmann – Prime Minister – from Kärnten

After returning to Carinthia he spent his legal year at the Bezirks- und Landesgericht Klagenfurt. After two years with a tax consultant in Salzburg and a food company in Germany, Christof Zernatto became an assistant to the marketing and sales department of Granini in Bielefeld. In 1976, he returned to Villach, where he was the marketing and sales manager of Pomona until 1989, a jam factory founded by his grandfather. In 1989, he became a provincial team leader of ÖVP Kärnten, a function which he retained until 1999. He began his political career as a deputy to the National Council for the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) from 1986 to 1989. Subsequently, he became deputy provincial deputy in Carinthia. On 26. In June 1991 he was elected Carinthian provincial captain with the votes of ÖVP and SPÖ. He held this office successfully until 1999.



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Marktplatz 5, 9521 Treffen, Österreich


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