Maria Kalleitner-Huber has been the Sustainability Officer since autumn 2021 and is responsible for setting up structures and processes to align all university activities with sustainability. She is currently preparing the development of a sustainability strategy and the establishment of an environmental management system at the first location.
Maria Kalleitner-Huber studied at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, the Technical University and the University of Economics in Vienna. In 2003 she graduated with an individual diploma in "Environmental Consulting with a focus on waste management and disposal technology".
As a project assistant in the research department ECODESIGN at the Vienna University of Technology she worked in the field of sustainable product design. As a research assistant at the Austrian Institute of Ecology she carried out projects in the field of sustainable products and services, waste prevention and responsible business management. In national as well as EU projects, she dedicated herself to knowledge transfer and competence building on sustainable product development and circular economy for various target groups and educational levels.