Clemens Martin Auer in his position as Director General at the Austrian Federal Ministry of Health and Women’s Affairs is responsible for health systems and coordination, amongst others with the European Union. He started his political career in the early 1990s as a Head of the political department of the Austrian conservative party. Having joined the Ministry of Health in 2004 as the Cabinet chief, he later switched to civil service. Clemens-Martin’s academic background is philosophy and political science; he holds a doctor’s degree.
Clemens Martin Auer was elected EHFG President in the board elections on 14 June 2017.