Stefan A. Sengl

Partner/Managing Director

Hard facts

  • Since May 2014 Managing Director of The Skills Group
  • 2010 head of the campaign for the re-election of Federal President Dr. Heinz Fischer
  • Since 2006 lecturer at the University Course “Public Communication” (formerly University Course for Public Relations), University of Vienna
  • 2004 head of the campaign office of Dr. Heinz Fischer for the Federal Presidential Election
  • 2000 co-founded The Skills Group through the merger of Skills in Public Relations with the agency Short Cut Digital Media; Managing Partner of The Skills Group
  • 1997 co-founded Short Cut Digital Media together with Jürgen H. Gangoly and Edward Strasser
  • 1997 co-founded the Austrian Institute for Applied Telecommunications (ÖIAT)
  • before 1997 freelance graphic designer
  • before 1997 political youth work in Vienna and Salzburg

Fun facts

Stevi has always been great at “storytelling”. The only difference is that back then it was still called “telling stories”, benefited his green plush hippo Ernie and was fuelled by Michael Ende. But Ende was only the beginning – and little Stevi decided early on that this could just be the tip of the iceberg. So, with a heavy heart, he gave up a career as a priest in order to use his communication skills to “fire up” the big ones. In nomine patriae, so to speak. Stevi’s creativity, strategic know-how and especially his powers of observation have long since made him a sought-after expert (also on US politics). After all, the most he has ever let himself be baited is by his Styrian grandmother. Preferably with blackberry pancakes. Obviously the right food for PR professionals …

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