Dr. Michael Kraus


Dr. Michael Kraus

Current positions:

  • Managing partner of Donau-Finanz GmbH & Co. KG
  • Several management functions in Donau-Finanz subsidiaries and SPV’s


  • Tutor at the Vienna University of Technology for over 10 years and mentor at the Vienna University of Applied Sciences
  • Chairman and Founder of Austrian Health Academy
  • Member of the Executive Board of ORFG (Austrian Russian Friendship Society)
  • Chase Alumni


  • Degree in economics, majoring in banking and corporate finance at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration
  • Several years in management positions at the Chase Manhattan Bank in New York, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf and Vienna
  • 1987 – 2000; project management and CEO of SCS group (at the time SCS, Shopping City Süd, was the largest shopping mall in Europe)
  • Founding of several companies operating in waste management and environmental engineering
  • Contractual partner of German ECE group in Austria for ten years
  • 2005 – 2015 CEO and later member of the Supervisory Board of Austria’s largest PPP real estate project “TownTown” (140,000 m² office space)