Special Advisors

Mr. Nikolaus KOLLER


IHF Special Advisor

Europe Region

Mr. Nikolaus Koller, MAS MBA who graduated in Master and Business Administration was Managing Director of one of the biggest regional Austrian hospitals from 1984 –2014.

From 2012 -2014 he was the responsible coordinator for a large region of 400.000 inhabitants. Between 2000 and 2014 Mr. Koller was the Chairman of the Association of the regional (Styrian) Hospital Directors (made up of 60 members). At this time he was responsible for organizing 3 congresses for the hospital management, 2 national and 1 European congress in Graz, Austria. In 2002, he was elected to President of the Association of Hospital Managers in Austria, a position which he still holds today.

Currently he is also Governor of HOPE-Austria (Hospital for Europe) and Board member of EAHM (European Association of Hospital Managers).

In 1999 Mr. Koller was appointed to the Deputy Chairman of the Association ONGKG (Austrian Network of Health Promoting (HPH).
He is also the Deputy Chairman of the Academy for the Education Hospital Managers in Austria. Since 2009 he has been the Lead Partner for European projects with partners from Slovenia and Hungary. Furthermore he is also a member of various associations like the Rotary Club of Bruck an der Mur, the Economic Forum of Managers (WdF), the Management Club Austria and the Carrier Who’s Who.

Mr. Koller has contributed to various publications such as Medical Tribune, ÖIK (Austrian Journal for Health Professions), HPH for Austria and has lectured at conferences and universities of Applied Sciences

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