Dr. Peter Hasslacher is Director of ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA Ljubljana and Commercial Counsellor of Slovenia, Albania and Kosovo. He works for the Austrian Economic Chamber since 1989. After three years at the Institute of Economic Development (WIFI) he worked as Deputy Trade Commissioner in Copenhagen and Sarajevo and Trade Commissioner of Zagreb and Sarajevo. Dr. Hasslacher is expert on Southeaster Europe. Between 2008 and 2010 he was also marketing director and member of the leadership team of AUSSENWIRTSCHAFT AUSTRIA.
ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA Ljubljana is one out of 110 offices in over 70 countries, which providing a broad range of intelligence and business development services for both Austrian companies and their international business partners.
In Slovenia, Albania and Kosovo Mr. Hasslacher and his team organize about 30 events every year to bring business partners together. Other services provided by ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA Ljubljana ranges from supporting Austrian companies looking for importers, distributors or agents and providing them in-depth information of Slovenia as a business location and assistance in entering the Slovenian market. Another focus is to establish new business for Austrian investors, support willing companies to find the right place, the right partner with the required knowledge to succeed at the Slovenian market.
Mr. Hasslacher has lots of experience on macro- and microeconomic perspectives of the Southeastern European region, he knows the experts, politicians and leading business partners, has a deep knowledge of the mentality and needs of the Slovenian market and additional speaks beside German, English and French also Slovenian and Serbo-Croatian.