Curriculum Vitae

Since 2014
Edhofer Culture Consulting e.U., Founder and Owner. Fundraising Sponsoring Communications Philanthropie for Culture and Science

  • Consulting, training, project implementation and coaching for sponsor projects, fundraising campaigns and communication strategies
  • Philanthropic Advisor and assistance in patronage activities
  • Workshops, seminars, lectures, publications
  • Lectureships at the Universities of Vienna (since 2004) and Salzburg (2013)


2002 | 2014
Austrian National Library, Head, Department of Development and International Relations

  • Strategy development, design and implementation of partnerships with corporate partners and sponsors, fundraising campaigns and rentals. Programs for existing and new target groups in order to make the house attractive for events and sponsors
  • Society of Friends of the ANL: Secretary General, strategy and development, private and corporate members
  • Acquisition, customer relations and communication management
  • Establishing and maintaining international relations
  • Responsibility for protocol
  • Management of special projects
  • Project Manager for CRM database and online donations, member of library workgroups for risk management, IT business continuity plan, ticketing and online shop


2001 | 2002
Schenk / Igler / Proksch Communications GmbH, Senior Account Executive. Media relations for financial service providers, communication strategies and sponsorship for cultural institutions

1999 | 2000
Niederoesterreich-Werbung GmbH, cooperation with the Vienna Tourist Board as well as the cultural departments of Vienna and Lower Austria, Project Manager Expo 2000 Hannover, including EU-wide tender and attestation by the auditors


Sotheby's London, European Department. Evaluation of travel exhibitions, intern


1994 | 1997
University of Vienna, Department of Art History, tutor and student. Implementing a tutorials program


1975 | 1994
Bank Austria AG, Banker, Financial Manager for high net worth individuals and corporations, cultural activities related to customer loyalty


Academic Qualification

  • Art History, Magistra Phil., University of Vienna, 1998
  • Thesis: Berthe Morisot, Female Body and Impressionist painting in France



  • Austrian Cross of Honor for Science and Art for Services to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres, Award of the Republic of France for Services to the French Government
  • Alumna of the International Visitors Program of the Department of State of the United States