Dr. As a diplomat, Gerlinde Manz-Christ was a government spokesperson for Lichtenstein and advises companies.
Manz-Christ is a promoted lawyer and has long been a member of the diplomatic service for Austria and head of international communications, as well as the most recent government spokeswoman for the Principality of Liechtenstein.
Today, the business expert and sought-after keynote speaker, as a “diplomat for business and politics”, primarily advises companies in the areas of communication and conflict resolution. She teaches at the University of Innsbruck and at the Diplomatic Academy in Vienna. She was awarded the Great Silver Medal of Honor for Services to the Republic of Austria and is a major Jordanian officer of the Star Order. In 2013 she was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Diplomatic Academy in Vienna. She has been an honorary member of the European Commission's OCEANS network since 2014.