Sponsored by: Would you like to become our sponsor? We are always open to new partnerships. Please feel free to contact us.

Michael Fleischhacker

Editor-in-Chief and Managing Director of “Die Presse“

Michael Fleischhacker has been working as a journalist since 1991. He started as foreign editor for the Styrian regional newspaper “Kleine Zeitung”. After being responsible for the daily newspaper production as duty editor (1995), he became Deputy Editor in Chief in 1998 and also publishing editor, responsible for strategic developments and New Media. Two years later he changed to the Austrian newspaper “Der Standard” as duty editor. In 2002 he joined the Austrian Newspaper “Die Presse” as Deputy Editor in Chief,
only to become its Editor in Chief and Managing Director in 2004. Michael Fleischhacker has published several books, most of which have a strong focus on Austrian politics (“Politikerbeschimpfung”, 2008 and “Wien, 4. Februar 2008 oder Die Wende zur Hysterie“, 2001). He was born in 1969 in Friesach, Austria.


  • Beatrice Achaleke

    WDLS-EU Organiser and Conference Manager President of the Black European Women’s Council... read more
  • Claudia Blaas

    WDLS-EU Assistant Claudia Blaas is currently the Assistant of the World Diversity Leadership Summit... read more
  • David Wögerer

    WDLS-EU Web and Print Designer Head of THESIGNGROUP David Wögerer is the web and print designer of... read more
  • Ernst Michalek

    IT specialist, web designer, IT trainer Ernst Michalek was born 1971 in Vienna and grew up in lower... read more
  • Jana Zapletalová

    WDLS-EU Intern Jana Zapletalová is currently a member of the WDLS-EU organisational Team. Jana has a... read more
  • Margarethe Bitzer

    WDLS-EU Assistant Margarethe Bitzer was born in Vienna in 1969 and has a Croatian/Czech-Hungarian... read more
  • Simon Inou

    WDLS-EU co-organiser Executive Director M-MEDIA Founder of Medien-Messe Migration Simon Inou is... read more
The WDLS-EU is powered by AFRA- International Center for Black Women’s Perspectives, Contact, Imprint