Minister of Justice
Dr. Josef Moser
Dr. Josef Moser was born on 6 October 1955 in Lienz, East Tyrol, and was appointed Minister of Justice on 18 December 2017. Due to the reorganisation of the ministry's responsibilities, Josef Moser is Federal Minister of Constitutional Affairs, Reforms, Deregulation and Justice, since 8 January 2018. The well-known expert on administrative law was president of the Austrian Court of Audit and Secretary General of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) from 2004 to 2016. Moser gained reputation for his numerous reform proposals. Moser, who holds a doctorate in law, was employed in various positions within the public administration. There he took over management functions within the financial administration of Carinthia and at the Austrian parliament. Josef Moser is married, with one daughter and lives in Vienna.