Gilbert is managing partner at pantarhei advisors our new unit in Austria. He is one of Austria’s most experienced experts in European politics and specialises in strategic consulting in Public Affairs both at national and European level. After a spell at the European Parliament during Austria’s presidency of the Council in 2006, Gilbert was instrumental in establishing and later expanding a large Public Relations and Communications consultancy office in Brussels. Gilbert co-founded a communications company in 2011 and since 2013 he is Managing Partner of pantarhei corporate advisors. Gilbert advises a number of clients from Austria and abroad with a focus on the Energy sector, manufacturing industry and healthcare. Gilbert studied political sciences in Vienna and at well-known Institut d’Etudes de Sciences Politiques in Aix-en-Provence, France. Gilbert is fluent in German, English and French.