Pscheidl started his 20-year professional career in the insurance sector with Allianz, followed by UNIQA and Generali. From 2004 to 2015 he has been the representative to the European Union of the Austrian Insurance Association (VVO). In addition he served as a deputy member of the Executive Committee (Board of Directors General) of the European Insurance and Reinsurance Federation “Insurance Europe” from 2008 to 2015. In 2016 he was appointed Head of European Affairs of Vienna Insurance Group and is based in Vienna and Brussels. His responsibilities cover the monitoring of relevant EU initiatives, the regulatory dialogue with EU Institutions and the support of all business areas facing EU issues. Pscheidl has a master’s degree in insurance law and economics from the Vienna University of Economics and Business and holds an insurance broker certificate.