Franz Neunteufl is an agriculturalist by education who worked many years as a team leader and consultant in the field of Austrian development cooperation. From 2003 to 2011 he held the position of Executive Director of Médecins sans frontières (MSF) in Austria, In 2006 he alse became President of Interest Group of Public Benefit Organizations – IGO.

Since April 2011, he has been directing IGO’s activities, leading a small team of three staff members. He is currently trying to bring Austrian NPO umbrella organizations together, in order to improve the exchange among them and to strengthen third sector representation in Austria.